Scot Bennett

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Scot Bennett
Personal information
Full name Scot Andrew Bennett[1]
Date of birth (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Newquay, England[2]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Exeter City
Number 4
Youth career
Exeter City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Exeter City 127 (18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:52, 18 January 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Scot Andrew Bennett (born 30 November 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays predominantly as a defender for Exeter City, although he is a versatile player who covers for injured/suspended midfielder and forwards. On 15 July 2014, Paul Tisdale announced that Bennett would succeed Danny Coles as Exeter captain after Coles' obscene outburst directed at a 14-year-old on social networking site Twitter.

Early life[edit]

Scot is the youngest of 3, having 1 brother and 1 sister. He grew up in St Columb Major. Football Manager lists him as a Manchester United Fan.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Bennett was born in Newquay and played youth football with Exeter City.

Bennett made his professional debut for Exeter City, coming on as a substitute in the 74th minute, at home to Swindon in a 1–0 victory in League One on 29 March 2011.[3]

Bennett scored his first professional goal on 26 November 2011 at home to Tranmere Rovers.[4]

Bennett signed a new contract with Exeter City in April 2012.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 3 January 2015.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Exeter City 2008–09[6] League Two 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009–10[7] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010–11[8] League One 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12[9] League One 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 3
2012–13[10] League Two 43 6 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 46 6
2013–14[11] League Two 45 6 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 47 6
2014–15[12] League Two 22 2 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 25 2
Career total 126 17 3 0 3 0 3 0 135 17
  1. ^ a b c Appearance in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1837 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 468. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Exeter 1–0 Swindon". BBC Sport. 2011-03-29. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  4. ^ "Games played by Scott Bennett in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Exeter City defender Scot Bennett signs new deal". BBC Sport. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  6. ^ "Squad stats: 2008/09". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Squad stats: 2009/10". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Games played by Scot Bennett in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Scot Bennett in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Scot Bennett in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 9 October 2013. 
  11. ^ "Games played by Scot Bennett in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "Games played by Scot Bennett in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 

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