Chris Whelpdale

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Chris Whelpdale
Personal information
Full name Christopher Mark Whelpdale
Date of birth (1987-01-27) 27 January 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Harold Wood, England[1]
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AFC Wimbledon
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Maldon Town ? (?)
2006–2007 Billericay Town 37 (14)
2007–2011 Peterborough United 125 (12)
2010 Gillingham (loan) 4 (3)
2011–2014 Gillingham 104 (20)
2014–2016 Stevenage 60 (15)
2016– AFC Wimbledon 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:16, 22 August 2016 (UTC).


Chris Whelpdale (born 27 January 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays for AFC Wimbledon.

Career[edit]

He began his career at Ipswich Town before being released and joining Maldon Town, moving shortly to Billericay Town, though in 2007 he signed for League Two side Peterborough United, rejecting League One side Southend United, who had just been relegated from the Football League Championship.

He joined Gillingham on loan in the 2010–11 season and scored three goals in four games for the League Two team. He joined Gillingham on a permanent basis in July 2011.[2]

He rejected a new deal from Gillingham and signed for League Two side Stevenage on 30 June 2014.[3]

On 28 June 2016 Whelpdale signed for League One side AFC Wimbledon.[4] He scored his first goal for Wimbledon in a 3-2 EFL Cup loss against Peterborough United on 9 August 2016.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 473. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  2. ^ Gillingham F.C.
  3. ^ "Stevenage sign Ronnie Henry, Chris Whelpdale & Simon Walton". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
  4. ^ Slavin, Chris. "Neal lands key target". Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
  5. ^ "Peterborough 3-2 AFC Wimbledon". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 

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