Callum Davies

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Callum Davies
Personal information
Full name Callum Joshua Davies
Date of birth (1993-02-08) 8 February 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Sittingbourne, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Folkestone Invicta
Youth career
0000–2010 Gillingham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2015 Gillingham 29 (0)
2011Lewes (loan) 10 (0)
2011Thurrock (loan) 4 (0)
2014Dover Athletic (loan) 10 (1)
2014–2015Dover Athletic (loan) 2 (0)
2015Bromley (loan) 1 (1)
2015Eastleigh (loan) 1 (0)
2015–2016 Maidstone United 18 (3)
2016– Folkestone 93 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2018

Callum Joshua Davies (born 8 February 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Folkestone Invicta.

Club career[edit]

Gillingham[edit]

Davies started his career as a trainee with Gillingham, having captained the youth team and made a number of appearances in the reserve team.[1] He made his debut on 13 November 2010, for Gillingham in their 3–1 home defeat to Crewe Alexandra in League Two.[2] Davies was sent-off in the 28th minute after a professional foul on Clayton Donaldson.[2] Gillingham manager, Andy Hessenthaler said he was in tears after being sent-off and stated "It was never a sending off. It was a very harsh decision. I am absolutely devastated for him.[3]

Loan spells[edit]

In January 2011, Davies joined Conference South side Lewes on a one-month loan.[4] On 29 January 2011, Davies made his Lewes debut in a 0–0 draw against St Albans City, playing the full 90 minutes.[5] Davies went on to make nine more league appearances before returning to Gillingham.

On 25 October 2011, Davies joined Thurrock on a one-month loan.[6] On the same day, Davies made his Thurrock debut in a 3–0 home defeat to Dartford, in which he played the full 90 minutes.[7]

On 27 March 2014, Davies joined Dover Athletic on loan for the remainder of the 2013/14 campaign.[8] On 5 April 2014, Davies made his Dover Athletic debut in a 2–2 draw with Bishop's Stortford, playing the full 90 minutes.[9] On 21 April 2014, Davies scored his first professional goal in a 1–1 home draw against Whitehawk, in which he claimed the equalizer for Dover Athletic after Jake Robinson put the visitors ahead.[10]

On 27 November 2014, Davies re-joined Dover Athletic on loan until January 2015.[11]

On 15 August 2015, Davies joined National League side Bromley on a one-month loan.[12] On the same day, Davies made his Bromley debut in a 4–1 defeat to Grimsby Town, in which he netted a consolation goal for Bromley.[13]

On 22 September 2015, after struggling to make an impression at Bromley, Davies joined Eastleigh on a one-month loan.[14] On the same day, Davies made his only Eastleigh appearance in a 5–2 defeat to former club Dover Athletic.[15]

Maidstone United[edit]

On 23 December 2015, after a five-year senior spell with Gillingham, Davies joined National League South side Maidstone United on an 18-month deal.[16] On 2 January 2016, Davies made his Maidstone United debut in a 2–1 victory over Margate, playing the full 90 minutes.[17] On 27 February 2016, Davies scored his first Maidstone United goal in a 2–1 defeat against Havant & Waterlooville.[18]

On 19 August 2016, Davies joined Folkestone Invicta on a three-month loan, which was then made permanent upon its conclusion. [19]

Folkestone Invicta[edit]

Davies has gone on to become Folkestone Invicta captain and is a regular in the side

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 30 April 2016.[4]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Gillingham 2010–11 League Two 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 League Two 2 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 3 0
2012–13 League Two 14 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 18 0
2013–14 League One 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
2014–15 League One 5 0 0 0 1 0 2[a] 0 8 0
2015–16 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 29 0 3 0 4 0 3 0 39 0
Lewes (loan) 2010–11 Conference South 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Thurrock (loan) 2011–12 Conference South 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Dover Athletic (loan) 2013–14 Conference South 10 1 0 0 0 0 10 1
2014–15 Conference Premier 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Total 12 0 1 0 0 0 13 0
Bromley (loan) 2015–16 National League 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Eastleigh (loan) 2015–16 National League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Maidstone United 2015–16 National League South 18 3 0 0 0 0 18 3
Career total 156 26 5 0 0 0 9 3 170 29
  1. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Callum Davies". Gillingham F.C. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Gillingham 1-3 Crewe". BBC Sport. 13 November 2010. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  3. ^ "Gillingham youngster Callum Davies in tears after red card on his debut against Crewe". Kent Online. 15 November 2010.
  4. ^ a b "C. Davies". Soccerway.
  5. ^ "St Albans City vs. Lewes". Soccerway. 29 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Young Gillingham defender Callum Davies joins Thurrock FC". Kent Online. 25 October 2011.
  7. ^ "Thurrock vs. Dartford". Soccerway. 25 October 2011.
  8. ^ "Davies joins Dover on loan". Kent Sports News. 27 March 2014.
  9. ^ "Bishop's Stortford vs. Dover Athletic". Soccerway. 5 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Dover Athletic vs. Whitehawk". Soccerway. 21 April 2014.
  11. ^ "DAVIES JOINS DOVER ON LOAN". Gillingham F.C. 27 November 2014.
  12. ^ "DAVIES JOINS BROMLEY ON LOAN". Gillingham F.C. 15 August 2015.
  13. ^ "Grimsby Town vs. Bromley". Soccerway. 15 August 2015.
  14. ^ "Callum Davies: Gillingham defender joins Eastleigh on loan". BBC Sport. 22 September 2015.
  15. ^ "Eastleigh vs. Dover Athletic". Soccerway. 22 September 2015.
  16. ^ "Maidstone United complete signing of Gillingham defender Callum Davies". Kent Online. 23 December 2015.
  17. ^ "Maidstone United vs. Margate". Soccerway. 2 January 2016.
  18. ^ "Havant & Waterlooville vs. Maidstone United". Soccerway. 27 February 2016.
  19. ^ http://www.kentonline.co.uk/maidstone/sport/davies-swaps-stones-101039/

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