Tommy Elphick

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Tommy Elphick
Personal information
Full name Tommy Elphick[1]
Date of birth (1987-09-07) 7 September 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Brighton, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bournemouth
Number 5
Youth career
000?–2005 Brighton & Hove Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2012 Brighton & Hove Albion 153 (7)
2005 Bognor Regis Town (loan) 17 (1)
2012– Bournemouth 69 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:51, 16 April 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Tommy Elphick (born 7 September 1987 in Brighton) is a professional football player who currently plays for Bournemouth.

Career[edit]

Elphick progressed through the youth ranks at Brighton & Hove Albion and was awarded a contract in the summer of 2006.

Elphick plays in central defence and made his Albion debut against Doncaster Rovers during April 2007.[2] He was considered to be one of Brighton's best players, winning the 2007/08 player of the season award.[3]

He became the first player at the club to be contracted to play at the club's new Falmer Stadium when he signed a new contract in December 2008.[4]

His older brother Gary was released by Brighton at the end of the 2005–06 season and went on to play in non-league football.

On 10 August 2012, it was announced he would be joining Bournemouth.[5] Again making an impact, earning the role of captain and winning the Daily Echo 2012/13 player of the season award.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 12 April 2014.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brighton & Hove Albion 2005–06[7] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006–07[8] League One 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2007–08[9] League One 39 2 2 0 1 0 2[a] 0 44 2
2008–09[10] League One 39 1 2 0 3 1 5[a] 0 49 2
2009–10[11] League One 44 3 4 1 1 0 1[a] 0 50 4
2010–11[12] League One 27 1 6 0 1 0 1[a] 0 35 1
2011–12[13] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 153 7 14 1 6 1 9 0 182 9
Bognor Regis Town (loan) 2005–06[14] Conference South 17 1 0 0 0 0 17 1
Bournemouth 2012–13[15] League One 34 2 4 0 0 0 1[a] 0 39 2
2013–14[16] Championship 35 1 2 1 2 0 39 2
Total 69 3 6 1 2 0 1 0 78 4
Career total 239 11 20 2 8 1 10 0 277 14
  1. ^ a b c d e Appearances in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Retain List & Free Transfers 2012/13". The Football League. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Elphick makes Brighton debut Seagulls.co.uk, 7 April 2007. Retrieved 25 May 2008
  3. ^ Elphick wins Player of the Season, Seagulls.co.uk, 3 May 2008. Retrieved 25 May 2008
  4. ^ New Deal For Elphick, Seagulls.co.uk, 12 December 2008.
  5. ^ Tommy Elphick to AFC Bournemouth,
  6. ^ Elphick scoops prestigious award Daily Echo, 2013
  7. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  14. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2005/2006 in Conference". SoccerFactsUK. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  15. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  16. ^ "Games played by Tommy Elphick in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

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