Ben Tollitt

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Ben Tollitt
Personal information
Full name Benjamin Lee Tollitt
Date of birth (1994-11-30) 30 November 1994 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Winger / Forward
Club information
Current team
Tranmere Rovers
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2013 Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Widnes 39 (18)
2014–2015 Skelmersdale United (DR) 13 (1)
2015–2016 Portsmouth 12 (1)
2016Tranmere Rovers (loan) 9 (3)
2016– Tranmere Rovers 22 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 August 2018

Benjamin "Ben" Lee Tollitt (born 30 November 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Tranmere Rovers.

Club career[edit]

Widnes / Skelmersdale United[edit]

Born in Liverpool, Tollitt joined Widnes in the 2013 summer, after being released by Everton.[2] He made his debut for the club on 25 September, starting but missing a penalty in a 2–5 away loss against Cheadle Town.[3]

Tollitt scored his first goal three days later, but in a 1–4 home defeat to Atherton Collieries.[4] He finished his first senior season with 23 league appearances and eight goals.

On 27 September 2014, Tollitt scored a hat-trick in a 4–2 home win against Daisy Hill.[5] In November, he joined Skelmersdale United in a dual registration deal, making his debut for the club in a 1–1 draw against Grantham Town.[6]

Portsmouth[edit]

In July 2015, Tollitt went on a trial at Portsmouth,[7] making a four-minute appearance in the club's pre-season friendly against Havant & Waterlooville.[8] On 15 July he signed a one-year deal with Pompey, with an option of an extension.[9]

Tollitt made his professional debut on 12 August, coming off the bench in a 2–1 Football League Cup home win against Derby County.[10] He scored his first goal for Portsmouth in a 6–0 win over York City on 24 November 2015.[11]

Tranmere Rovers (loan)[edit]

In September 2016, Tollitt joined Tranmere Rovers on loan from Portsmouth.

Tranmere Rovers[edit]

On 9 December he signed a permanent deal with Rovers, running until 2019.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 April 2018[13]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Widnes 2013–14[14] 13 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 14 3
2014–15[15] 16 10 0 0 0 0 3 0 19 10
Total 29 13 0 0 0 0 4 0 33 13
Skelmersdale United 2014–15[16] 13 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 16 1
Portsmouth 2015–16 12 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 16 1
2016–17 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Total 12 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 18 1
Tranmere Rovers 2016–17 18 7 1 0 0 0 3 0 22 7
2017–18 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Total 30 7 1 0 0 0 3 0 34 7
Career total 84 22 2 0 3 0 12 0 101 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "@BenTollitt's tweet". Twitter. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Ben Tollitt signs for Portsmouth FC". Widnes FC. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Cheadle Town 5–2 Widnes Vikings FC". Widnes FC. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Widnes Vikings FC 1–4 Atherton Collieries". Widnes FC. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Hat-trick hero Ben Tollitt ensures comfortable Widnes victory". Widnes FC. 27 September 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Widnes boys impress at Skem". Pitchero Non League. 4 December 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  7. ^ "The triallists bidding for a Pompey future". Portsmouth News. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Hawks 1 Pompey 1". Portsmouth FC. 11 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Tollitt signs for Pompey". Portsmouth FC. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Portsmouth 2–1 Derby". BBC Sport. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Portsmouth 6–0 York". BBC Sport. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  12. ^ "Ben Tollitt: Portsmouth winger signs for Tranmere Rovers". 9 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016 – via BBC Sport.
  13. ^ Ben Tollitt at Soccerway. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  14. ^ "Player's Appearances – Tolitt Ben". Mitoo. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  15. ^ "Statistics". Widnes FC. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  16. ^ "Final appearances/goals for 2014–15". Skelmersdale United FC. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.

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