Jason White (footballer, born 1984)

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Jason White
Personal information
Full name Jason Lee White
Date of birth (1984-01-28) 28 January 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Scarborough Athletic
Youth career
–2000 Nottingham Forest
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2009 Mansfield Town 57 (0)
2009 King's Lynn ? (?)
2009–2012 Shirebrook Town ? (?)
2012–2013 Gainsborough Trinity ? (?)
2013– Scarborough Athletic 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:35, 19 August 2013 (UTC).

Jason Lee White (born 28 January 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Northern Premier League Division One South side Scarborough Athletic. He has previously played in the Football League for Mansfield Town.

Career[edit]

Mansfield Town[edit]

White joined Third Division side Mansfield Town after being released by First Division side Nottingham Forest at the age of 16[1] and made his debut in September 2002 against Cheltenham Town when he came on as a substitute to replace the injured Kevin Pilkington.[2][3] He made only 13 appearances during the 2005–06 season,[4] as he was usually understudy to Pilkington and later Kevin Pressman.[1][5] But he was still offered a new contract in April 2006[5] and began the 2006–07 season in goal. He went on to make 33 appearances that season.[6] By the end of the 2007–08 season, White had made over 50 appearances for Mansfield,[4] despite this he was transfer listed in January 2009[7] and left the club at the end of the season when his contract expired.[8]

Non-league[edit]

Following his release from Mansfield, White moved to Northern Premier League Premier Division side King's Lynn but was released when the club were wound up. He then moved to Northern Counties East Football League Division One side Shirebrook Town where he remained until March 2012 when he moved to Conference North side Gainsborough Trinity.[9] White played out the remainder of the 2011–12 campaign as Trinity's first choice keeper replacing the injured Phil Barnes. The following season, he was limited to making only a small number of appearances as Trinity chose to bring in Jan Budtz as first choice keeper. Following the re-signing of Barnes in May 2013 from Alfreton Town, both Budtz and White were released.

On 31 May 2013, White signed for newly promoted Northern Premier League Division One South side Scarborough Athletic.[10] He made his debut for Scarborough Athletic when he started the first game of the season, a 1–1 draw at Kidsgrove Athletic on 17 August 2013.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jason White profile". Mansfield Town F.C. official site. Archived from the original on 17 April 2008. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  2. ^ "Games played by Jason White in 2002/2003". Soccerbase.com. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  3. ^ "Stags suffer keeper blow". BBC Sport. 23 September 2002. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Jason White". Soccerbase.com. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  5. ^ a b "Stags keeper offered new contract". BBC Sport. 25 April 2006. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  6. ^ "Games played by Jason White in 2006/2007". Soccerbase.com. Retrieved 17 April 2008. 
  7. ^ "Stags transfer-list three players". BBC Sport. 12 January 2009. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "Update on 8 players... young pro's to go out on loan... Arnold in fresh contract talks". Mansfield Town F.C. 11 May 2009. Archived from the original on 22 May 2009. Retrieved 13 June 2009. [Adie Moses' and Mark Stallard's] contracts expire at the end of next month along with goalkeeper Jason White. Said David Holdsworth: Jason White realises that his future lies elsewhere. 
  9. ^ "New signings". Gainsborough Trinity F.C. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Fantastic four commit to Boro as boss Funk looks for progession". Scarborough Athletic F.C. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Trio see red as brave Boro hang on for point". The Scarborough News. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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