Travis Binnion

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Travis Binnion
Personal information
Full name Travis Binnion
Date of birth (1986-11-10) November 10, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Derby, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Sheffield United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Sheffield United 0 (0)
2008 IFK Mariehamn 6 (0)
National team
2007 Republic of Ireland Under-19's 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Travis Binnion (born 10 November 1986) is an Irish former footballer and cricketer who played football as a defender for IFK Mariehamn in the Finnish Premier Division. Born in Derby, England, he began his career with Sheffield United before moving to Mariehamn. After retiring from playing through injury he is now an Under 18 coach at Sheffield United.

Football career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Coming through the ranks at the Blades Academy, Travis came back from a career threatening hip injury to break into the reserve team at Bramall Lane during the 2006–07 season.[1] In April 2008 he was signed by IFK Mariehamn in Finland to further progress his career.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Having failed to find regular first team football Binnion retired from playing and took up a coaching role at his former club, Sheffield United.[3]

Cricket career[edit]

Binnion played a single List A match for the Nottinghamshire Cricket Board against Cumberland in the 1st round of the 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy which was played in 2002.[4] In his only List A match, during which he scored 20 runs and took a single catch.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blades Profile". Sheffield United F.C. 27 July 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2008. 
  2. ^ "Youngsters head North". Sheffield United F.C. 17 April 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "Weir wants to create a culture of opportunity". The Sheffield Star. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by Travis Binnion". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "ListA Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Travis Binnion". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 4 July 2011.