Todd Kane

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Todd Kane
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Personal information
Full name Todd Arthur Lucien Kane[1]
Date of birth (1993-09-17) 17 September 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth Huntingdon, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Chelsea
Number 54
Youth career
2001–2011 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Chelsea 0 (0)
2012–2013 Preston North End (loan) 3 (0)
2013–2014 Blackburn Rovers (loan) 42 (2)
National team
2011–2012 England U19 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:43, 5 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Todd Arthur Lucien Kane (born 17 September 1993) is an English footballer who plays as a right back for Chelsea.

Career[edit]

Chelsea[edit]

Kane joined Chelsea at under-8 level and progressed through the youth system at the club.[2] He signed his first professional contract with the club in July 2011.[3] He was a part of the side that won the 2011–12 FA Youth Cup, beating Blackburn Rovers in the final.[2] He was a back-up substitute for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final in Munich against Bayern Munich.

Loan to Preston North End[edit]

In November 2012, he joined Football League One side Preston North End on loan until January 2013.[4] He made his professional debut on 24 November 2012, in a 2–0 defeat to Leyton Orient.[5] He made a total of five appearances in all competitions during his time at Deepdale.

Loans to Blackburn Rovers[edit]

On 9 January 2013, he signed for Blackburn Rovers on a one-month loan deal.[6][7] He made his debut for Rovers on 11 January in a 1–1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.[8] On 15 March 2013, Blackburn re-signed Kane on another month-long loan deal.[9] Kane later extended his contract with Blackburn until the end of the 2012–13 season.[10] On 25 April 2013, Kane signed a new contract with Chelsea which keeps him at the club until 2016.[11]

On 25 June 2013, Kane rejoined Blackburn Rovers on loan for the entire 2013–14 Football League Championship season.[12] He scored his first professional goal against Barnsley on 24 August 2013 in a 5–2 win.[13] He scored his second goal for Blackburn in their 4-2 victory over Birmingham.

International career[edit]

Kane was first called up by England to represent the U19s at a friendly tournament in Limoges during October 2011. On 8 August 2013, he was called up to England U21 squad for the first time for a friendly match against Scotland.[14]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 23 April 2014[15]
Club Division Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chelsea Premier League 2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Preston North End (loan) League One 2012–13 3 0 2 0 0 0 5 0
Total 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Blackburn Rovers (loan) Championship 2012–13 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2013–14 27 2 0 0 1 0 28 2
Total 41 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 42 2
Career totals 44 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 47 2

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Chelsea

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists". Premier League. 5 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Chelsea Profile". Chelsea F.C. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Blues Sign Four To Pro Deals". The Chels. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Todd Kane: Chelsea loan defender to Preston North End". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Todd Makes League Debut". EMA. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Rovers complete Kane capture". Blackburn Rovers FC. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "KANE STARTS LOAN SPELL AT BLACKBURN". Chelsea FC. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Wolves 1 : 1 Blackburn". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Blackburn have re-signed Chelsea defender Todd Kane on loan". Sky Sports. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Chelsea defender Todd Kane extends Blackburn loan until end of season". Sky Sports. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "NEW DEAL FOR DEFENDER KANE". chelseafc.com. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "Chelsea Starlet Set To Sign". Rovers.co.uk. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "Blackburn 5 Barnsley 2". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  14. ^ "Roy Hodgson names a 25-man squad for game with Scotland at Bramall Lane". thefa.com. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  15. ^ Todd Kane career stats at Soccerbase

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