Brandon Goodship

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Brandon Goodship
Brandon Goodship, Weymouth, April 2019.jpg
Goodship playing for Weymouth in 2019
Personal information
Full name Brandon Martin Goodship
Date of birth (1994-09-22) 22 September 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Poole, England
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Southend United
Youth career
2007–2013 AFC Bournemouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 AFC Bournemouth 0 (0)
2013Blackfield & Langley (loan) 15 (7)
2013Dorchester Town (loan) 13 (4)
2014Hayes & Yeading United (loan) 5 (0)
2016Yeovil Town (loan) 10 (1)
2016Braintree Town (loan) 5 (0)
2017 Yeovil Town 8 (0)
2017–2019 Weymouth 81 (75)
2019– Southend United 0 (0)
National team
2019 England C 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:19, 10 June 2019 (UTC)

Brandon Martin Goodship (born 22 September 1994) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for League One side Southend United.

Career[edit]

Born in Poole, and raised in nearby Corfe Mullen, Goodship joined the AFC Bournemouth academy at the age of 12.[1]

On 20 February 2016, Goodship joined League Two side Yeovil Town on a one-month loan deal,[2] he made his debut later that day as a substitute against Portsmouth.[3] He scored his first goal for Yeovil in the crucial 1–0 win over Dagenham & Redbridge, on 27 February 2016.[4]

On 31 August 2016, Goodship joined National League side Braintree Town on a long-term loan deal.[5]

On 13 January 2017, Goodship re-signed for Yeovil Town on a contract until the end of the 2016–17 season, after having had his Bournemouth contract cancelled by mutual consent.[6] At the end of the 2016–17 season, Goodship was released by Yeovil along with five other players.[7]

Following his release from Yeovil, Goodship signed for Southern League Premier Division side Weymouth on a one-year contract.[8] He scored 38 league goals in his first season and won the 2017–18 Southern League Premier Golden Boot.[9] Goodship won his first England C cap in March 2019 when he came on as a sub against Wales. [10] He scored 39 goals in his second season with Weymouth and won the 2018–19 Southern League Premier Golden Boot again, as well as the National Game Awards Step 3/4 Player of the Season.[11]

On 10 June 2019, Goodship signed for League One side Southend United on a two-year-deal with the option of a further 12 months.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Goodship feared his big day may not come following 18-month injury nightmare". Bournemouth Daily Echo. 23 February 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  2. ^ "AFC Bournemouth: Yeovil sign Cherries striker Brandon Goodship". BBC Sport. 20 February 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Yeovil Town 1–1 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 20 February 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Dagenham & Redbridge 0–1 Yeovil Town". BBC Sport. 27 February 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  5. ^ "AFC Bournemouth's Brandon Goodship and Sam Matthews join Braintree Town". BBC Sport. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Yeovil sign Cardiff's Tom James and Bournemouth's Brandon Goodship on free transfers". BBC Sport. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Tom Eaves: Yeovil Town forward among six released by League Two club". BBC Sport. 18 May 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Terras: Weymouth sign striker Brandon Goodship on one-year deal". Dorset Echo. 4 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Terras: Brandon Goodship has high ambitions". Dorset Echo. 11 July 2018.
  10. ^ "NON-LEAGUE LIONS HELD TO 2-2 DRAW BY WALES XI AT SALFORD CITY'S PENINSULA STADIUM". the fa. 21 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Goodship wins National Game Award". theterras.com. 21 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Brandon Goodship: Southend United sign Weymouth forward". BBC Sport. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 10 June 2019.

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