Jamie Proctor

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Jamie Proctor
Personal information
Full name Jamie Thomas Proctor[1]
Date of birth (1992-03-25) 25 March 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Preston, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Carlisle United
(on loan from Bolton Wanderers)
Number 9
Youth career
2004–2010 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Preston North End 37 (5)
2012–2013 Swansea City 0 (0)
2013–2014 Crawley Town 58 (15)
2014–2016 Fleetwood Town 60 (14)
2016 Bradford City 16 (6)
2016– Bolton Wanderers 15 (1)
2017– Carlisle United (loan) 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:00, 9 February 2017 (UTC).

Jamie Thomas Proctor (born 25 March 1992) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Carlisle United on loan from Bolton Wanderers.

Career[edit]

Preston North End[edit]

Proctor is a forward who has played for Swansea City, and Crawley Town.

Born in Ingol, Preston, lifelong Preston North End fan Proctor came through the youth academy at Preston North End.[3] A return of 40 goals in 28 appearances– in his first youth team season of 2008/09 was an excellent start to scholarship life.

On 27 January 2010, Proctor was handed a 2 12-year professional contract.[4] He made his professional début on 2 May 2010, coming on as a substitute against Reading in the 4–1 defeat at the Madejski Stadium.[5]

On 13 August 2010, he joined Stockport County on a 28-day loan aged just 17.[6] The next day, Proctor made his debut, coming on as a substitute, in a 0–0 draw against Wycombe. In September, Proctor's loan spell at Stockport was extended for another month until October.[7] On 28 September 2010, Proctor set up a goal for George Donnelly in a 2–2 draw against Accrington Stanley.[8] He made seven appearances for the club before returning to Preston.[9] He made his first team debut in the final game of the 2009/10 season, coming on as a substitute in the 78th minute away at Reading.[10]

Proctor was on the fringes of the first team squad during the 2010/11 season and had to wait until the last game of the season to score his first senior goal for Preston North End in a 3–1 win against Watford[11]

He played 7 games in 2011 pre-season, scoring 10 goals, including a hat-trick against Fleetwood Town and during the early 2011/12, he featured in a three-man strike-force, consisting of himself and fellow strikers Iain Hume and Neil Mellor. However, all three got injured at one point or another down the line – Proctor's injury being a double hernia.[12] He returned to action before Christmas, but failed to re-create his pre-season and early season form, not scoring again for the rest of the season.

Swansea City[edit]

Proctor attracted interest from Crystal Palace, Blackpool and Swansea City. On 18 August, he signed with Premier League club Swansea City.[13] However, his time at Swansea City was 'frustrating', making no appearances at all in any competition. On 26 October 2012, Proctor joined Shrewsbury Town on a month's loan.[14] The next day, Proctor made his debut, playing 90 minutes, in a 2–2 draw against Colchester United. Proctor would make only four appearances despite his promising debut(three in league and one in FA Cup).

Crawley Town[edit]

Proctor left Swansea City to join Crawley Town in League 1 on 16 January 2013 for an undisclosed fee. Proctor was a regular during his time at Crawley, scoring 15 goals in 60 total appearances. He turned down a contract offer at the end of the 13/14 season leaving him free to move back North and sign for Fleetwood Town.[15]

Fleetwood Town[edit]

On 24 June 2014, Proctor joined League 1 Fleetwood Town on a two-year deal for a free transfer.[16] Proctor joined Bradford City on a one-month loan on 22 January 2016 as part of the transfer deal that saw Devante Cole move to Fleetwood Town for an undisclosed fee.[17] The loan move was made permanent on 1 February 2016 when Proctor signed a deal with City until the end of the 2015–16 season.[18]

Bradford City[edit]

Proctor scored on his debut for Bradford in a 1-1 draw with Port Vale. He then scored his first goals since signing for the club permanently in a 2–1 win against Doncaster Rovers on 12 March.[19] Bradford later went on to secure a place in the League 1 Play Offs with Proctor scoring in the Play Off Semi Final against Millwall.

Bolton Wanderers[edit]

On 5 July 2016, Proctor signed a two-year contract with Bolton Wanderers after joining on a free transfer.[20] Proctor again scored on his debut for his new club- a goal for Bolton in a 4-2 EFL Cup loss against Blackpool on 9 August 2016.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 33. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Profiles". Preston North End F.C. Retrieved 13 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jamie Proctor profile". PNEFC Official Website. 3 February 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Youth Duo Sign Professional terms". PNEFC Official Website. 27 February 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Reading 4–1 Preston". BBC Sport. 2 May 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Stockport County sign Preston's Jamie Proctor on loan". BBC. 13 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  7. ^ "Proctor extends County stay". Sky Sports. 9 September 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Stockport 2 – 2 Accrington Stanley". BBC Sport. 28 September 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Stockport County bring in Southampton's Anthony' Pulis". BBC Sport. 8 October 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Jamie Proctor". Football.co.uk. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Preston 3 – 1 Watford". BBC Sport. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Proctor facing lengthy absence". Sky Sports. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "Swans snap up Proctor". Swansea City Official Page. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Swansea City striker Jamie Proctor joins Shrewsbury Town on loan". BBC Sport. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Crawley Town: Jamie Proctor hopes for fresh start". BBC Sport. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "Jamie Proctor: Fleetwood Town sign former Crawley striker". BBC Sport. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  17. ^ "Fleetwood: Bradford's Devante Cole signs as Jamie Proctor exits". BBC Sport. 22 January 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  18. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/35466884
  19. ^ "Bradford City 2–1 Doncaster Rovers" BBC Sport. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  20. ^ [1] Bolton Wanderers Official Website. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Blackpool 4-2 Bolton". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 

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