Diego Penny

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Diego Penny
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Personal information
Full name Diego Alonso Roberto Penny[1]
Date of birth (1984-04-22) 22 April 1984 (age 33)[1]
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Melgar
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Coronel Bolognesi 181 (0)
2008–2010 Burnley 2 (0)
2010–2013 Juan Aurich 77 (0)
2013–2016 Sporting Cristal 181 (0)
2017– Melgar 1 (0)
National team
2006– Peru 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:26, 4 July 2012 (UTC)

Diego Alonso Roberto Penny (born 22 April 1984) is a Peruvian international footballer who plays professionally for Melgar, as a goalkeeper. He stands at 1.97m tall.[2]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Penny began his career in 2004 with Peruvian side Coronel Bolognesi, where he played 180 times.

Burnley[edit]

Penny signed a three-year contract for Burnley on 27 June 2008,[3] making his debut on 9 August 2008 in a 4–1 loss against Sheffield Wednesday.[4] After his debut, throughout the 2008–09 season and into his second year with Burnley, he was second-choice to Brian Jensen. Penny made his Premier League debut in the 2009–10 season, after coming on for the injured Jensen in a 3–1 home defeat to Wigan Athletic. On 16 August 2010 he left Burnley by mutual consent and returned to his homeland of Peru.[5] Penny made a total of 4 appearances for Burnley in all competitions.[6]

Juan Aurich[edit]

He joined Peruvian club Juan Aurich on 28 August 2010.[7]

International career[edit]

Penny made his senior international debut for Peru in 2006.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "Diego Penny Profile". Burnley. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Burnley complete Peru keeper deal". BBC Sport. 27 June 2008. Retrieved 27 June 2008. 
  4. ^ "Sheff Wed 4–1 Burnley". BBC Sport. 9 August 2008. Retrieved 27 September 2008. 
  5. ^ "Goalkeeper Diego Penny leaves Burnley by mutual consent". BBC Sport. 16 August 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  6. ^ Diego Penny at Soccerbase
  7. ^ "Pase grande: Diego Penny fue presentado en Aurich y quiere volver a la selección (in spanish)". El Comercio.pe. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 
  8. ^ Diego Penny at National-Football-Teams.com

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