Joe Nuttall

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Joe Nuttall
Personal information
Full name Joseph Andre Nuttall[1]
Date of birth (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Bury, England
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Blackburn Rovers
Number 38
Youth career
2013–2015 Manchester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Aberdeen 2 (0)
2016–2017Stranraer (loan) 9 (2)
2017Dumbarton (loan) 2 (0)
2017– Blackburn Rovers 17 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:33, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Joseph Andre Nuttall (born 27 January 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Championship side Blackburn Rovers.

Career[edit]

Manchester City[edit]

He began his career in the Manchester City academy in 2013.[3][4]

Aberdeen[edit]

During the summer of 2015, Aberdeen completed the signing of the then-teenage Nuttall on a two year deal. A product of the City youth academy, he first spent a spell training with the club at the end of the 2014–15 season. He made his debut for the Dons U20s against Dundee United on 1 September 2015.[citation needed] He scored his first goal in the Youth Cup win over Fraserburgh at Pittodrie, and later scored against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.[citation needed]

Nuttall made his professional debut for Aberdeen as an 81st-minute substitute in a league match against Heart of Midlothian on 16 May 2016.[5]

Loan Spells[edit]

On 10 November 2016, Nuttall moved to Stranraer on a 28-day loan.[6] Nuttall scored on his debut for the club in a 3–2 loss to Albion Rovers and then scored again in a 3–1 win against Stenhousemuir.[7] On 6 December 2016, Stranraer extended his loan deal until 18 January.[8] After returning to Aberdeen he joined Dumbarton on 31 March 2017, on an emergency loan until the end of the season.[9] Nuttall's contract expired in May 2017, resulting in him leaving Aberdeen without making any significant impact in the first-team.[10]

Blackburn Rovers[edit]

On 11 July, it was revealed that Nuttall had joined Blackburn Rovers on trial, and would be playing in a pre-season Rovers Development team game against Darwen; he scored a hat-trick in a 5–0 Rovers victory.[11] The next week he scored two goals for the Rovers development team against Ramsbottom United.[12] Nuttall made his senior first team debut coming on as a substitute in the second half of a pre-season game against Morecambe on 21 July 2017.[13] The next day, Blackburn announced he had signed a 12 month contract with option of a further 12 months.[citation needed]

In August 2017, Nuttall made his first team debut as a substitute and scored the winning goal for Blackburn in a 1-0 2017–18 EFL Trophy victory against Stoke City U21s.[14]

On 31 October, Nuttall made his league debut coming on in the second half against Fleetwood Town and scored again. He also came off the bench in the FA Cup against Barnet and scored, making it three goals in his first four appearances for Rovers.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 7 November 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Domestic Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aberdeen 2015–16[15] Scottish Premiership 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016–17[16] 0 0 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
Stranraer (loan) 2016–17[16] Scottish League One 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 2
Dumbarton (loan) 2016–17[16] Scottish Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Blackburn Rovers 2017–18[17] League One 1 1 1 1 0 0 3[b] 2 5 4
Career total 14 3 2 1 0 0 5 2 21 6
  1. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup with Aberdeen's U20 side
  2. ^ Appearances in the EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League 2 and PDL Bulletin" (PDF). Premier League. p. 6. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Joe Nuttall". 11v11. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Manchester City striker Joe Nuttall joins Aberdeen after trial period". Mail Online. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  4. ^ "Joe Nuttall player profile - Manchester City Academy - Manchester City FC". mcfc.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  5. ^ Davie, Scott. "Aberdeen 0-1 Heart of Midlothian". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  6. ^ "Striker Signs". Stranraer F.C. 10 November 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  7. ^ "League 1:Stranraer 3 - 1 Stenhousemuir". spfl. 19 November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Nuttall Deal Extended". Stranraer F.C. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  9. ^ Findlay, Alan (31 March 2017). "Signing News". Dumbarton FC. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Former Manchester City youth among five players released by Aberdeen as trio get new deals". Daily Record. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  11. ^ Rovers, Blackburn (11 July 2017). "AFC Darwen 0 Rovers u23s 5". Blackburn Rovers FC. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  12. ^ Rovers, Blackburn (19 July 2017). "Ramsbottom United 1 Rovers 4". Blackburn Rovers FC. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  13. ^ Rovers, Blackburn (21 July 2017). "Morecambe 1 Rovers 2". Blackburn Rovers FC. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Rovers v Stoke City u21 team news". rovers.co.uk. 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-08-29.
  15. ^ "Games played by Joe Nuttall in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  16. ^ a b c "Games played by Joe Nuttall in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Joe Nuttall in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 27 September 2017.