Tom Eaves

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Tom Eaves
Personal information
Full name Thomas James Eaves[1]
Date of birth (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Liverpool,[2] England
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[3]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Yeovil Town
(on loan from Bolton Wanderers)
Number 27
Youth career
000?–2007 Crewe Alexandra
2007–2009 Oldham Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Oldham Athletic 15 (0)
2010– Bolton Wanderers 3 (0)
2012–2013 Bristol Rovers (loan) 15 (7)
2013 Shrewsbury Town (loan) 10 (6)
2013 Rotherham United (loan) 8 (0)
2013–2014 Shrewsbury Town (loan) 25 (2)
2014– Yeovil Town (loan) 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:25, 20 December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Thomas "Tom" James Eaves (born 14 January 1992) is an English football player who plays for Yeovil Town on loan from Bolton Wanderers.

Career[edit]

Oldham Athletic[edit]

He joined Oldham Athletic's Centre of Excellence as a youth player at Under-15 age group having previously been at Crewe Alexandra.[2]

He made his Football League debut on 23 January 2010 as a substitute during a 1–0 defeat to Millwall.[4] He made 15 appearances in the 2009/10 season for Oldham, all of them as a substitute.

He scored a hat-trick in a pre-season friendly against Bolton Wanderers on 28 July 2010.[5]

Bolton Wanderers[edit]

He joined Bolton Wanderers on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee on 12 August 2010.[6] Eaves joined the Bolton team on their pre-season tour of America preceding the 2011–12 season, but was injured. He didn't return from the injury until the following summer. Eaves signed a new three-year contract with Bolton in January 2013.[7] Having been sent on loan to Shrewsbury Town earlier in the season, he was recalled on 15 April 2013 and made his debut for the club a day later, coming on as a substitute for David N'Gog in a 3–2 defeat against Leicester City.

Loan to Bristol Rovers[edit]

On 27 September 2012, Eaves joined Bristol Rovers on a three-month loan deal.[8] After failing to score against Exeter City and Cheltenham Town, he scored his first league goal on 6 October as his loan side beat Northampton Town[9] On 20 October 2012, Bristol Rovers beat local rivals Torquay United 3–2 at the Memorial Stadium, he scored 2 goals in this match. He added another goal to his tally in an away match against Wimbledon on 23 October 2012, which Rovers lost 3–1. On 10 November 2012, he scored the match winner after having set up the two other goals against Chesterfield at the Memorial Stadium in a 3–2 victory.

Loan to Shrewsbury Town[edit]

On 21 February 2013, Eaves joined Shrewsbury Town on an initial one month loan deal.[10] He made his debut against Stevenage on 23 February, and scored his first goal for the club in the following game on 26 February in a 2–1 loss at home to Doncaster Rovers.[11] On 12 March he then later scored two against Milton Keynes Dons in a 3–2 win. On 1 April, he scored his first senior hat-trick in a 3–0 win against Crawley Town.[12]

Loan to Rotherham United[edit]

On 21 September 2013, Eaves joined League One side Rotherham United on a three-month loan deal.[13] He made his debut on the same day for The Millers in a 1–1 draw away at Walsall, coming on as a 72nd-minute substitute for Kieran Agard.[14] He was recalled by his parent club on 25 November 2013.[15]

Return loan to Shrewsbury Town[edit]

On 28 November 2013, Eaves returned on an emergency loan for Shrewsbury Town initially until 5 January 2014.[16][17] He scored a goal on his second debut, in a 3-1 victory away at Stevenage two days later.[18] His loan was later extended to the end of the 2013/14 season.[19]

Loan to Yeovil Town[edit]

On 27 November 2014, Eaves joined League One side Yeovil Town on loan until 5 January 2015.[20]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 December 2014.[21]
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Oldham Athletic 2009–10 League One 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Bolton Wanderers 2010–11 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Championship 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2013–14 Championship 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2014–15 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
Bristol Rovers (loan) 2012–13 League Two 16 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 7
Shrewsbury Town (loan) 2012–13 League One 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6
2013–14 League One 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 2
Total 35 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 8
Rotherham United (loan) 2013–14 League One 8 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 1 9 1
Yeovil Town (loan) 2014–15 League One 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 80 15 2 0 1 0 1 1 84 16
  1. ^ Appearances in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "A look at the new apprentices". Oldham Athletic. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Premier League Player Profile". Premier League. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Oldham 0–1 Milwall". BBC Sport. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  5. ^ http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=810648&sec=england&cc=5901
  6. ^ "Eaves Signs on at the Reebok". Bolton Wanderers F.C. 12 August 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.bwfc.co.uk/news/article/eaves-extends-contract-28.1.13-623169.aspx
  8. ^ http://www.bwfc.co.uk/news/article/eaves-joins-bristol-rovers-on-loan-27.9.12-393929.aspx
  9. ^ "Bristol Rovers 3 – 1 Northampton Town". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Eaves Joins Shrews". bwfc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Shrewsbury 1–2 Doncaster" BBC Sport. 2 March 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  12. ^ "Shrewsbury Town 3–0 Crawley Town". bbc.co.uk (BBC Sport). 1 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  13. ^ http://www.themillers.co.uk/news/article/millers-finalise-eaves-signing-1067075.aspx
  14. ^ "Walsall 1-1 Rotherham". BBC Sport. 21 September 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Eaves recalled by Trotters". Rotherham United. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Tom Eaves signs on loan". Shrewsbury Town FC. 28 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "Eaves loaned to Shrewsbury". Bolton Wanderers FC. 28 November 2013. 
  18. ^ "Stevenage 1-3 Shrewsbury Town". BBC Sport. 30 November 2013. 
  19. ^ "Tom Eaves: Shrewsbury Town extend Bolton striker's loan". BBC Sport. 6 January 2014. 
  20. ^ "Tom Eaves: Bolton striker joins Yeovil Town on loan". BBC Sport. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  21. ^ Tom Eaves career stats at Soccerbase

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