Harvey Knibbs

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Harvey Andrew Knibbs[1] (born 26 April 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays for Cambridge United.[2]

Knibbs was born and raised in Derbyshire and joined the Aston Villa academy as a child. He signed his first professional contract at the end of the 2016–17 season.[3] In June 2019 Knibbs signed a two-year contract with Cambridge United.[4] On debut for Cambridge Knibbs scored the winning penalty as Championship side Brentford were defeated in the EFL Cup.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Knibbs' brother is international athlete Alex Knibbs, who won a bronze medal in the 4x400m relay at the IAAF U20 World Championships. Knibbs’ dad, Ralph Knibbs is a former elite rugby union player for Bristol.


  1. ^ "Notification of shirt numbers" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  2. ^ "H. Knibbs". Soccerway. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  3. ^ Dicken, Alex (21 July 2018). "Who is Harvey Knibbs? Profiling the striker in Villa's first team". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  4. ^ Taylor, Mark (5 June 2019). "Former Aston Villa striker Harvey Knibbs tipped to bring power to Cambridge United strikeforce". Cambridge Independent. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Brentford 1–1 Cambridge United". BBC Sport. 13 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.

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