Will Hayhurst

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Will Hayhurst
Will Hayhurst 22-02-2014 1.jpg
Hayhurst playing for York City in 2014
Personal information
Full name William Hayhurst[1]
Date of birth (1994-02-24) 24 February 1994 (age 21)[1]
Place of birth Longridge, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Notts County
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2012 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Preston North End 36 (4)
2014 York City (loan) 18 (1)
2015– Notts County 2 (0)
National team
Republic of Ireland U17
2013 Republic of Ireland U19 2 (0)
2013– Republic of Ireland U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:14, 24 January 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:14, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

William "Will" Hayhurst (born 24 February 1994) is a professional footballer who plays for Notts County as a winger.

Club career[edit]

Hayhurst was born in Longridge, Lancashire.[1] He started his career in the youth system at Preston North End and signed a two-year apprenticeship in the summer of 2010. On 28 April 2012, he made his professional debut in a 2–2 draw with Charlton Athletic, coming on as a late substitute for David Gray.[3] On 23 February 2013, he scored his first goal for the club, in a 1–1 draw against Swindon Town.[4] He scored his second goal for the club on 2 March, in a 1–1 draw away to Milton Keynes Dons.[5]

Hayhurst joined League Two team York City on a one-month loan on 27 January 2014 and made his debut the following day as a 55th minute substitute for Lanre Oyebanjo in a 2–0 home defeat to Chesterfield.[6][7] On 3 March 2014, Hayhurst extended his loan spell with York until the end of the 2013–14 season.[8]

On 13 January 2015, Hayhurst joined Notts County on an 18-month contract.[9]

International career[edit]

Hayhurst was called up to the Republic of Ireland national under-19 team for the games of the Elite Round of the UEFA U19 Championship qualifying campaign.[10] He was capped twice at this level, with his debut coming in a 2–2 draw with Switzerland on 6 June 2013.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 20 January 2015.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Preston North End 2011–12[12] League One 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13[13] League One 21 4 0 0 2 0 2[a] 0 25 4
2013–14[7] League One 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2014–15[14] League One 7 0 0 0 2 0 2[a] 0 11 0
Total 36 4 3 0 5 0 4 0 48 4
York City (loan) 2013–14[11] League Two 18 1 2[b] 0 20 1
Notts County 2014–15[14] League One 2 0 2 0
Career total 56 5 3 0 5 0 6 0 70 5
  1. ^ a b Appearances in Football League Trophy
  2. ^ Appearances in League Two play-offs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Brown, Tony; Joyce, Michael; Longbottom, David, eds. (2013). English National Football Archive Yearbook 2013. Tony Brown. p. 130. ISBN 978-1-905891-62-7. 
  2. ^ "William Hayhurst". ESPN FC. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hayhurst: It Is A Dream Come True". Preston North End F.C. 28 April 2012. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Swindon 1–1 Preston" BBC Sport. 23 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  5. ^ "MK Dons 1–1 Preston" BBC Sport. 2 March 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Will Hayhurst Joins on Loan". York City F.C. 27 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Games played by William Hayhurst in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Will Hayhurst To Stay at City". York City F.C. 3 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Notts County Sign Preston Winger Will Hayhurst". Notts County F.C. 13 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Will Called Up To ROI Squad". Preston North End F.C. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  11. ^ a b "W. Hayhurst". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "Games played by William Hayhurst in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "Games played by William Hayhurst in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "Games played by William Hayhurst in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 

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