Cian Harries

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Cian Harries
Personal information
Full name Cian William Thomas Harries[1]
Date of birth (1997-04-01) 1 April 1997 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth Birmingham, England[2]
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bristol Rovers
Number
Youth career
Coventry City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Coventry City 9 (0)
2016Cheltenham Town (loan) 1 (0)
2017–2020 Swansea City 2 (0)
2019–2020Fortuna Sittard (loan) 8 (1)
2020– Bristol Rovers 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Wales U17 5 (1)
2014 Wales U19 1 (0)
2017 Wales U20 2 (0)
2017– Wales U21 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:05, 23 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:52, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

Cian William Thomas Harries (born 1 April 1997) is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for League One club Bristol Rovers. He is a Wales Under-21 international.

Club career[edit]

On 25 May 2015, Harries signed his first professional contract with Coventry City on a three-year deal which would begin 1 July 2015.[3]

During the 2016 January transfer window, Harries joined Cheltenham Town on an initial one-month loan deal.[4] He made his début a day later coming on in the 81st minute to replace Billy Waters in the 0–0 draw against Boreham Wood.[5] On 16 January 2016, Harries made his first start on 16 January 2016, in the FA Trophy 2–2 draw against Oxford City.[6]

He made his debut for Coventry City, starting against Oldham Athletic on the final day. He played the full game in a 0–2 win.

He made his full home debut against Portsmouth at the Ricoh Arena in the newly named 'EFL Cup'. Coventry ran out 3–2 winners in extra-time.

After making 4 more appearances for the Sky Blues, Harries signed a new 4-year deal keeping him at the football club up till June 2020.

On 4 January 2017, Harries played a trial match for Liverpool U23s against Bangor City in a friendly. He was an unused substitute as Coventry won the 2017 EFL Trophy Final.[7]

He made his debut for Swansea City on August 28, 2018 in the EFL Cup against Crystal Palace FC.[8]

On 27 August 2019, Harries signed with Fortuna Sittard on a season long loan with the option of a permanent move.[9]

International career[edit]

In May 2017, Harries was named in the Wales under-20 squad for the 2017 Toulon Tournament. After remaining on the bench for the tournament opener,[10] Harries was named in the starting line-up in Wales' remaining two group matches against France and Bahrain as Wales were eliminated in the group stage.[11][12]

In October 2017, Harries made his Wales U21 debut in a 3–1 victory against Liechtenstein.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10 October 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Coventry City 2015–16[14] League One 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17[15] League One 8 0 2 0 2 0 4[a] 0 16 0
Total 9 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 17 0
Cheltenham Town (loan) 2015–16[14] National League 1 0 0 0 0 0 2[b] 0 3 0
Swansea City 2017–18[16] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swansea City U-23s 2017–18[16] Premier League 2, Div 1 2[a] 0 2 0
Career total 10 0 2 0 2 0 8 0 22 0
  1. ^ a b Appearances in the EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearances in FA Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football League Limited: Club list of registered players as at 16th May 2015" (PDF). The Football League. 16 May 2015. p. 44. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Cian Harries". 11v11. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Coventry City defender Cian Harries agrees terms to a three-year professional contract". Coventry City FC. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Cian Harries joins the Robins on loan". Cheltenham Town FC. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Boreham Wood 0–0 Cheltenham Town". Cheltenham Town FC. 9 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Oxford City 2–2 Cheltenham Town". Cheltenham Town FC. 16 January 2016. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Coventry 2-1 Oxford". BBC. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  8. ^ https://swansea.vitalfootball.co.uk/10500-2/
  9. ^ "verdedigende versterking voor fortuna sittard". www.fortunasittard.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Wales U20 2–2 Cote D'Ivoire". Foot Espoirs. Archived from the original on 1 June 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Toulon Tournament: France U20 0–0 Wales U20". BBC Sport. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  12. ^ "Toulon Tournament: Wales U20 1–0 Bahrain U20". BBC Sport. 2 June 2017.
  13. ^ "Liectenstein U21 3–2 Wales U21". UEFA. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  14. ^ a b "Games played by Cian Harries in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  15. ^ "Games played by Cian Harries in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  16. ^ a b "Games played by Cian Harries in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

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