Carl Piergianni

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Carl Piergianni
Personal information
Full name Carl Liam Piergianni[1]
Date of birth (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Salford City
Youth career
2007–2009 Peterborough United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Peterborough United 1 (0)
2009–2010 Spalding United (loan) 6 (0)
2011 Altrincham (loan) 21 (0)
2011–2012 Stockport County 44 (4)
2012–2013 Corby Town 28 (6)
2013–2016 Boston United 100 (14)
2017 South Melbourne 2 (0)
2017– Salford City 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2015 (UTC).

Carl Liam Piergianni (born 3 May 1992) is an English footballer who plays as a central defender for Salford City.

Career[edit]

Piergianni studied at Stanground College,[2] and was playing in the Peterborough and District Youth League for his boyhood club Powerleague in the Under 16 league when he was scouted by Peterborough United.[2] He joined Peterborough's youth system and two years of progress saw him named Under 18 Player of the Year.[2]

In December 2009 he signed on work experience loan with Spalding United,[3] where he went on to make six appearances.

After being named in several first team squads towards the end of 2009–10 season, in May 2010 he was awarded a one-year development contract by the team.[2]

For the 2010–11 season, he was awarded a first team squad number 17. He made his Football League debut on 10 December 2010 as a 95th-minute substitute in a League One match against Rochdale.[4]

On 31 December 2010, he joined Altrincham on work experience.[5] He made his debut for the club the next day, playing the entire match against Wrexham.[6]

On 10 August 2011 he joined Stockport County on a free transfer.[7] Carl scored his first, (and second), senior goals when Stockport drew 3–3 with Hayes & Yeading on 5 November 2011.[8]

He was offered a further deal by the club in May 2012[9] but did not agree terms and left the club at the end of August.

In October 2012 he joined Corby Town on non-contract terms.[10] In May 2013 he signed for Boston United.[11]

In January 2017, Piergianni signed for Australian club South Melbourne F.C. in the National Premier Leagues, Australia's second division.[12]

In May 2017 after returning to the UK, he signed for Salford City.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/05/2011 and 31/05/2011" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Posh signing: Dream comes true for Piergianni". The Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Scott signs big-name quartet". Non League News 24. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Peterborough 2–1 Rochdale". BBC Sport. 10 December 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Darlington make Liam Hatch deal permanent". BBC Sport. 31 December 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Altrincham 0–0 Wrexham". BBC Sport. 1 January 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Carl Piergianni joins Stockport County on a free". BBC Sport. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Stockport 3–3 Hayes and Yeading". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Hatters squad taking shape". Stockport County FC. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Steelmen pick up Piergianni". NonLeagueDaily.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  11. ^ http://www.bostonunited.co.uk/news/piergianni-becomes-latest-sign-951826.html
  12. ^ http://www.smfc.com.au/south-sign-tough-english-centre-back-piergianni/
  13. ^ Lomas, John (8 June 2015). "Conference North Team of the Year". Mansfield and Ashfield Chad. London: Johnston Press. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "United bag notable accolades". Boston United F.C. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 

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