Adam Reach

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Adam Reach
Personal information
Full name Adam Michael Reach[1]
Date of birth (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 26)[2]
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Left back / Left Wing
Club information
Current team
Sheffield Wednesday
Number 20
Youth career
2009–2011 Middlesbrough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2016 Middlesbrough 63 (6)
2011Darlington (loan) 5 (1)
2013–2014Shrewsbury Town (loan) 22 (3)
2014Bradford City (loan) 18 (3)
2015–2016Preston North End (loan) 35 (4)
2016– Sheffield Wednesday 140 (16)
National team
2011 England U19 4 (0)
2013 England U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:30, 18 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:51, 27 September 2016 (UTC)

Adam Michael Reach (born 3 February 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays for Sheffield Wednesday. He plays on the left flank, primarily as a winger. He also can play as a full back.

Club career[edit]

Middlesbrough[edit]

2011–12 season[edit]

On 7 May 2011, Reach scored his first goal for Middlesbrough on his debut, coming on as a substitute in the 53rd minute and scoring Middlesbrough's third goal in injury-time in a 3–0 win over Doncaster Rovers.[3] On 17 May, Reach and six other youngsters signed their first professional contracts with Middlesbrough, Reach's until the summer of 2014.[4] On 24 November, Reach joined Conference club Darlington on a month's emergency loan.[5]

2012–13 season[edit]

Reach scored a stunning 25 yard screamer against Burnley on 21 August 2012 on his full Middlesbrough home debut, with Middlesbrough going on to win the game 3–2.[6]

2013–14 season[edit]

Reach joined League One side Shrewsbury Town on a one-month loan on 16 August 2013.[7] He scored on his debut a day later, helping Shrewsbury secure a 2–0 win against Swindon Town.[8] His loan was later extended until 1 January 2014,[9] when he returned to his parent club to be assessed by new head coach Aitor Karanka.[10]

On 23 January 2014, Reach joined Bradford City on loan until 22 February 2014.[11] He made his debut five days later, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–0 draw at home to Preston North End.[12] On 23 February 2014, Reach extended his loan spell at Bradford City by a further month, meaning his stay is now until 23 March 2014.[13] On 1 March, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3–2 defeat against Stevenage.[14] On 24 March 2014, Reach extended his loan with the Bantams for another month, meaning his stay was until 21 April 2014.[15]

2015–16 season[edit]

On 26 September 2015, Reach was loaned out to newly promoted Championship side Preston North End for three months.[16] He made his debut on the same day in a 1–1 draw at home against Wolves. After impressing during his first three months, Reach's loan was extended until the end of the season on 2 January 2016.[17]

Sheffield Wednesday[edit]

2016–17 season[edit]

On 31 August 2016, Reach signed a three-year contract with Championship club Sheffield Wednesday. for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £5 million.[18] He made his debut for the club at home on 10 September 2016 against Wigan Athletic, which ended in a 2–1 victory.[19] He received his first yellow card on 26 November 2016 in a 2–0 away victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers.[20] Reach scored his first goal for the club in a 1–1 away draw against Preston North End on 31 December 2016.[21]

A successful first season led Wednesday to finish in fourth place for the 2016–17 season, qualifying for the play-offs, in an attempt to receive promotion to the 2017–18 Premier League season. After a 1–1 aggregate score, Wednesday lost 3–4 on penalties to Huddersfield Town, thus confirming their stay in the second level of English football for the 2017–18 EFL Championship season.[22][23]

2017–18 season[edit]

Reach scored his first goal of the season on 28 October 2017, in a 1–1 draw against Barnsley, at the Hillsborough Stadium.[24]

International career[edit]

On 28 May 2013, he was named in manager Peter Taylor's 21-man squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[25] He scored on his debut on 16 June, in a 3–0 win in a warm-up game against Uruguay.[26]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 24 August 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Middlesbrough 2010–11[27] Championship 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
2011–12[28] Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13[29] Championship 16 2 2 0 2 0 20 2
2013–14[30] Championship 2 0 1 0 3 0
2014–15[31] Championship 39 2 3 0 3 1 1[a] 0 46 3
2015–16[32] Championship 4 1 2 0 6 1
Total 63 6 6 0 8 1 1 0 78 7
Darlington (loan) 2011–12[33] Conference Premier 5 1 1[b] 0 6 1
Shrewsbury Town (loan) 2013–14[30] League One 22 3 1 0 1[c] 0 24 3
Bradford City (loan) 2013–14[30] League One 18 3 18 3
Preston North End (loan) 2015–16[32] Championship 35 4 1 0 36 4
Sheffield Wednesday 2016–17[34] Championship 39 3 1 0 0 0 2[a] 0 42 3
2017–18[35] Championship 46 4 5 0 2 0 53 4
2018–19[36] Championship 43 8 3 0 1 1 47 9
2019–20[37] Championship 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 133 15 9 0 3 1 2 0 147 16
Career totals 276 32 17 0 11 2 5 0 309 34
  1. ^ a b Appearance in Championship play-offs
  2. ^ Appearance in FA Trophy
  3. ^ Appearances in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Adam Reach". 11v11. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–0 Doncaster". BBC Sport. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  4. ^ Paylor, Eric (17 May 2011). "Seven Boro superkids sign first pro contracts". Evening Gazette. Middlesbrough. Retrieved 19 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Darlington sign Adam Reach, while Adam Quinn goes on loan". BBC Sport. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–2 Burnley" BBC Sport. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Adam Reach: Middlesbrough winger joins Shrewsbury on loan". BBC Sport. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Shrewsbury 2–0 Swindon" BBC Sport. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Middlesbrough's Adam Reach extends Shrewsbury Town Loan". BBC Sport. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Boro winger Adam Reach and keeper Connor Ripley return from loan spells". GazetteLive. 3 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  11. ^ "City secure Reach loan".
  12. ^ "Bradford City 0–0 Preston North End" BBC Sport. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  13. ^ "Reach loan deal extended". Bradford City AFC. 22 February 2014.
  14. ^ "Bradford 2–3 Stevenage" BBC Sport. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  15. ^ "Reach stays on". Bradford City AFC. 24 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Adam Reach: Preston North End sign Middlesbrough winger". BBC Sport. 26 September 2015.
  17. ^ "Preston boss Simon Grayson reveals loan extension for Middlesbrough's Adam Reach". 2 January 2016.
  18. ^ "Adam Reach: Middlesbrough winger signs for Sheffield Wednesday". BBC Sport. BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  19. ^ "Report: Wednesday 2–1 Wigan". Sheffield Wednesday Football Club. Sheffield Wednesday Football Club. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  20. ^ "Wolverhampton Wanderers 0–2 Sheffield Wednesday - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  21. ^ "Preston North End 1–1 Sheffield Wednesday - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  22. ^ "Huddersfield Town 0–0 Sheffield Wednesday - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  23. ^ "Sheffield Wednesday 1–1 Huddersfield (agg: 1–1, 3–4 pens) - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  24. ^ "Sheffield Wednesday 1–1 Barnsley - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  25. ^ "Final squad named" TheFA.com. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  26. ^ "Training win for Three Lions" TheFA.com. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  27. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  28. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  29. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  30. ^ a b c "Games played by Adam Reach in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  31. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  32. ^ a b "Games played by Adam Reach in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  33. ^ "A. Reach". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  34. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  35. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  36. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  37. ^ "Games played by Adam Reach in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 August 2019.

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