Jack Whatmough

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Jack Whatmough
Jack Whatmough -Portsmouth Football club 2014-04-27 20-21.jpg
Whatmough warming up before a match for Portsmouth
Personal information
Full name Jack David Vincent Whatmough[1]
Date of birth (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Gosport, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Portsmouth
Number 16
Youth career
Southampton
2009–2012 Portsmouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Portsmouth 60 (1)
2016Havant & Waterlooville (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2014 England U18 1 (0)
2014 England U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:15, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Jack David Vincent Whatmough (born 19 August 1996) is an English footballer who plays for Portsmouth as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Portsmouth[edit]

Whatmough was born in Gosport and played for Southampton. At the age of 13 he decided to leave Southampton F.C. He then trained with Portsmouth and joined their Academy.[3] He signed a two-year scholarship deal with Pompey on 6 July 2012.[4]

On 14 August 2012, Whatmough appeared on the bench in a 0–3 away defeat against Plymouth Argyle.[5] He finished the season with 26 youth appearances, with the Academy being crowned champions.

On 19 August 2013, Whatmouth signed a three-year professional deal.[6] On 28 September he appeared again on the bench, in a 2–4 away defeat against York City.[7]

On 26 November, Whatmough made his professional debut, starting in a 1–2 home loss against Southend United.[8] He signed a contract extension with Portsmouth on 10 April 2014,[9] later revealing via Twitter that his deal was extended until 2017.

On 6 January 2016, Whatmough joined Havant and Waterlooville on a one month loan to continue his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury which had kept him out since March 2015.

On 25 February 2017, Whatmough scored his first professional goal for Portsmouth in a 3–0 away win over Carlisle United[10] On 30 May, he signed a new two-year contract at Pompey, keeping him at the club until 2019.[11]

International career[edit]

On 16 December, Whatmough was called up to train with England U18's.[12] He then made his debut international debut on 5 March of the following year, starting in a 1–2 loss against Croatia at St George's Park.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 21 April 2018.
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Portsmouth 2012–13 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 League Two 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2014–15 League Two 22 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 24 0
2015–16 League Two 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016–17 League Two 10 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 1
2017–18 League One 14 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 16 0
Subtotal 60 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 66 1
Havant & Waterlooville (loan) 2015–16 National League South 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
Career total 64 1 1 0 2 0 5 0 72 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Retain List & Free Transfers" (PDF). The Football League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "@Johnny Ertl's tweet". Twitter. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Defender's one for the future". Portsmouth News. 20 August 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Eight Get Blues Apprenticeships". Portsmouth FC. 6 July 2012. Archived from the original on 9 July 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Plymouth 3–0 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jack Whatmough signs first Pompey deal". BBC Sport. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "York 4–2 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Portsmouth 1–2 Southend". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Whatmough Extends Pompey Deal". Portsmouth FC. 10 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "Carlise 0–3 Portsmouth". Retrieved 2017-02-27. 
  11. ^ "Whatmough Signs New Contract". Portsmouth FC. 30 May 2017. 
  12. ^ "England Call For Jack". Portsmouth FC. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "Déjà-vu for England U18s as they slip to Croatia defeat". The FA. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 

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