Greg Tempest

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{{Infobox football biography | name =Greg Tempest | fullname = Gregory Tempest[1] | image = | caption = | birth_date = (1993-12-28) 28 December 1993 (age 24) | birth_place = Nottingham, England | height = 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in) | position = Midfielder/Defender | currentclub = Gainsborough Trinity
(on loan from Nuneaton Town) | clubnumber = | youthclubs1 = Notts County | youthyears1 = 2010–2012 | clubs1 = Notts County | clubs2 = → Ilkeston (loan) | years1 = 2012–2015 | years2 = 2012 | caps1 = 16 | caps2 = 5 | goals1 = 0 | goals2 = 0 | nationalteam1 = Northern Ireland U21 | nationalyears1 = 2013 |nationalcaps1 = 6 |nationalgoals1 = 0 | years3 = 2014–2015 | clubs3 = → Boston United (loan) | caps3 = 16 | goals3 = 1 | years4 = 2015–2016 | clubs4 = → Lincoln City | caps4 = 22 | goals4 = 0 | years5 = 2016– | clubs5 = Nuneaton Town | caps5 = 26 | goals5 = 1 | years6 = 2017– | clubs6 = → Gainsborough Trinity (Loan) | caps6= 5 | goals6 = 0 | club-update = 1st April 2017 {{


Gregory "Greg" Tempest (born 28 December 1993) is a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Gainsborough Trinity on loan from Nuneaton Town.

Club career[edit]

Notts County[edit]

Born in Nottingham, England, Tempest started his career at Notts County when he was sixteen[2] and was featured in the club's first team during pre-season.[3] Tempest signed his first professional contract with the club the following year.[4] Ahead of the 2012–13 season, Tempest was given number twenty-five shirt.[5]

On 9 November 2012, Tempest joined Ilkeston on a month loan[6] and made his debut against United of Manchester.[7] Tempest returned to his parent club after a stint at Ilkeston despite keen of extension.[8][9]

Upon his return, Tempest made his debut against Scunthorpe United coming on as an 82nd-minute substitute.[10] After making three appearance in his first season, Tempest was offered a new contract by the club,[11] which he signed a two-year contract weeks after being offered.[12]

The 2013–14 season saw Tempest make fourteen appearance for the club under the management of Chris Kiwomya and Shaun Derry.[13] During the season, Tempest provided two assist: one was against Crewe Alexandra, in a 4–0 win on 5 October 2013[14] and another was against Oldham Athletic on 29 October 2013.[15]

On 26 September 2014, Tempest joined Boston United on loan for a month.[16] Tempest then had his loan at Boston United extended until 27 December 2014.[17] Tempest made his return to his parent club after making fourteen appearance and scoring once against Lowestoft Town for Boston United.[18][19] Shortly after, Tempest re-joined Boston United for the second time, until the end of the season.[20]

After five years at Notts County, Tempest was released by the club.[21]

Lincoln City[edit]

After leaving Notts County, Tempest joined Lincoln City on a one-year contract on 14 May 2015, just weeks after being released by the club. After being previously offered a new deal by Chris Moyses,Lincoln surprisingly released Tempest at the end of the 2015-16 season after new Lincoln Manager Danny Cowley took charge.Tempest made 22 appearances for the Imps[22]

Nuneaton Town[edit]

After being released by Lincoln City, Tempest joined Nuneaton Town. On March 10, 2017 Tempest joined Gainsborough Trinity on loan until the end of the 16/17 season. Injury forced him to miss the start of the 17/18. season.

International career[edit]

Tempest was eligible to play for Northern Ireland through his late grandfather, Bill Corkhill, though he never met his grandfather.[23] In May 2013, Tempest was called up by Northern Ireland U21.[24] Tempest made his Northern Ireland U21 debut on 30 May 2013, in a 3–0 loss against Cyprus U21.[25] His performance against Cyprus U21 on 19 November 2013 soon earned him 'Man of the Match'.[26][27]

Got scouted over Jason Moon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 39. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tempest: This Means Everything To Me". Notts County F.C. 25 March 2015. Archived from the original on 27 March 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Magpies' promising young players excite Edwards". Nottingham Post. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Magpies release first-choice goalkeeper Stuart Nelson". Nottingham Post. 10 May 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Squad Numbers Announced". Notts County F.C. 10 July 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Tempest Agrees Loan Move". Notts County F.C. 9 November 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "Thompson Joins Ilkeston". Notts County F.C. 16 November 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  8. ^ "Robins want to keep Greg Tempest". Nottingham Post. 7 December 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "Krystian In Contention". Notts County F.C. 20 December 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "notts county vs su". soccerway. 
  11. ^ "Eight Players Offered Deals". Notts County F.C. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 May 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  12. ^ "Quartet Of Youngsters Agree Terms". Notts County F.C. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  13. ^ "Midfielder Happy With Development". Notts County F.C. 18 October 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  14. ^ "Notts County 4 – 0 Crewe Alexandra". BBC Sport. 5 October 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  15. ^ "Notts County 3 – 2 Oldham Athletic". BBC Sport. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  16. ^ "Notts Duo Make Loan Move To Boston United". Notts County F.C. 26 September 2014. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  17. ^ "Notts Duo Extend Deals With Boston". Notts County F.C. 31 October 2014. Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  18. ^ "New Year Loan Update". Notts County F.C. 30 December 2014. Archived from the original on 31 December 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  19. ^ "Tempest back with Boston". Sky Sports. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  20. ^ "Greg Tempest has rejoined the Pilgrims on loan". Notts County F.C. 3 January 2015. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  21. ^ "The Retained List". Notts County F.C. 7 May 2015. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  22. ^ "Tempest Signs On Dotted Line". Lincoln City F.C. 14 May 2015. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  23. ^ "A family affair for Robins' Tempest". Nottingham Post. 30 November 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  24. ^ "Tempest lands international call". Sky Sports. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  25. ^ "CYPRUS U21 VS. NORTH. IRELAND U21 3 – 0". Soccerway. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  26. ^ "Tempest Impresses On International Stage". Notts County F.C. 20 November 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  27. ^ "Greg Receives NI Cap". Notts County F.C. 10 December 2014. Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015.