Elliot Embleton

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Elliott Embleton
Personal information
Full name Elliot John Embleton
Date of birth (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth Durham, England
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Grimsby Town
(on loan from Sunderland)
Youth career
Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Sunderland 2 (0)
2018–Grimsby Town (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2015–2016 England U17 8 (1)
2016–2017 England U18 6 (0)
2017–2018 England U19 13 (4)
2017– England U20 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:30, 6 May 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:30, 26 July 2018 (UTC)

Elliott John Embleton (born 2 April 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays for Grimsby Town, on loan Sunderland as a midfielder.[1]

Club career[edit]

Sunderland[edit]

Embleton was named on the bench on six occasions during the 2016–17 Premier League, having featured many times for the under-23 side.[2] However, he would have to wait until the next season to make his first team debut, which came on 9 December 2017 as an injury time substitute for Lynden Gooch in a 0–0 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.[3]

On 30 August 2018, Embleton joined Grimsby Town on loan until January 2019.[4]

International career[edit]

Embleton has represented England from under-17 to under-20 level.[5] In May 2017, Embleton was included in an England U20 squad for the 2017 Toulon Tournament.[6] He scored in the semi-final against Scotland.[7] In the final, Embleton converted his penalty during the shoot-out as England defeated Ivory Coast to win the tournament.[8]

In July 2018, Embleton was included in the England U19 squad for the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.[9] He scored in the opening group match against Turkey.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 6 May 2018.[2]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland 2017–18 EFL Championship 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Sunderland 2018–19 EFL League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grimsby Town (loan) 2018-19 EFL League Two 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Sunderland A.F.C. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  2. ^ a b Elliot Embleton at Soccerway
  3. ^ "Wolverhampton Warriors 0–0 Sunderland". BBC Sport. 9 December 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  4. ^ https://www.grimsby-townfc.co.uk/news/2018/august/mariners-sign-embleton-on-loan/
  5. ^ "Profile". The Football Association. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  6. ^ "Toulon squad selected". The Football Association. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  7. ^ "Toulon Tournament: Holders England beat Scotland 3–0 to reach final". BBC Sport. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  8. ^ "Spot on young lions hold their nerve to retain Toulon tournament title". The Football Association. 10 June 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  9. ^ "England U19 boss Paul Simpson has named his squad for 2018 Euro Finals in Finland". The Football Association. 16 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  10. ^ "England beat Turkey 3–2 in European Under-19 Championship opener". BBC Sport. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.