Jordan Bowery

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Jordan Bowery
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Personal information
Full name Jordan Nathaniel Bowery[1]
Date of birth (1991-07-02) 2 July 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Nottingham, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Crewe Alexandra
(on loan from Leyton Orient)
Number 16
Youth career
Derby County
2007–2008 Chesterfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Chesterfield 83 (10)
2009–2010 Barrow (loan) 4 (0)
2012–2014 Aston Villa 19 (0)
2014 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 3 (0)
2014–2016 Rotherham United 40 (5)
2015 Bradford City (loan) 3 (0)
2016 Oxford United 17 (7)
2016– Leyton Orient 17 (1)
2017– Crewe Alexandra (loan) 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:46, 26 March 2017 (UTC).

Jordan Nathaniel Bowery (born 2 July 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays for Crewe Alexandra, on loan from Leyton Orient, as a striker.

After beginning his career with Derby County, Bowery had an extended spell at Chesterfield, coming through their youth team to make over 100 appearances in all competitions for them. While with Chesterfield he also had a short loan spell with Barrow. Bowery moved to Aston Villa in 2012; in 2014 he had a short loan spell with Doncaster Rovers. He moved to Rotherham United in 2014; in 2015 he had a short loan spell with Bradford City.

Career[edit]

Chesterfield[edit]

Born in Nottingham, Bowery represented Derby County as a schoolboy but was not signed as a scholar and eventually moved on to Chesterfield.[2] Bowery made his professional debut for Chesterfield on 30 August 2008, in a 1–0 defeat against Wycombe Wanderers. On 19 November 2009, Bowery joined Conference National club Barrow on loan for six weeks.[3] Bowery scored his first goal in the Football League on 29 January 2011, in a 2–2 home draw against Bradford City.[4] On 15 September 2011, Bowery signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until June 2014.[5]

Aston Villa[edit]

Bowery signed for Aston Villa on 31 August 2012.[6] He signed on loan for Doncaster Rovers in February 2014.[7]

Rotherham United[edit]

On 10 June 2014, Bowery joined Rotherham United for an undisclosed fee, breaking the Millers' transfer record of £160,000 for Lee Frecklington in January 2013.[8] He signed on loan for Bradford City in November 2015.[9] He left Rotherham by mutual consent in January 2016.[10]

Oxford United[edit]

On 22 January, Bowery joined Oxford United on a deal until the end of the season.[11] He scored 7 league goals in 9 starts and 8 substitute appearances[12] and was part of the team that won promotion to League One, finishing second in League Two.[13]

Leyton Orient[edit]

On 5 July 2016, Bowery joined Leyton Orient on a two-year deal upon his release from Oxford United.[14] He moved to Crewe Alexandra on loan in January 2017,[15] scoring his first Crewe goal on 14 March at Crawley Town.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 26 March 2017[17]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chesterfield 2008–09 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2009–10 10 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 14 1
2010–11 27 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 31 3
2011–12 40 8 1 1 1 0 6 3 48 12
2012–13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Total 83 10 6 2 3 0 10 5 101 17
Barrow (loan) 2009–10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Aston Villa 2012–13 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2013–14 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
Total 19 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 22 0
Doncaster Rovers (loan) 2013–14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Rotherham United 2014–15 33 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 36 5
2015–16 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 8 1
Total 40 5 1 0 3 1 0 0 44 6
Bradford City (loan) 2015–16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Oxford United 2015–16 17 7 1 0 0 0 2 0 20 7
Leyton Orient 2016–17 17 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 20 1
Crewe Alexandra (loan) 2016–17 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2
Career total 199 24 10 2 7 1 14 5 230 33

Personal life[edit]

Bowery's father Bert Bowery was also a professional footballer who played in England and the United States.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 54. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ "Aston Villa: Chesterfield expert gives Mat Kendrick the lowdown on Jordan Bowery". BirminghamMail.net. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bowery to join Barrow". Chesterfield F.C. official website. Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Chesterfield 2 – 2 Bradford". BBC Sport. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bowery signs for Spireites stay". Sky Sports. 15 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Bowery completes move to Villa on three-year-deal". Aston Villa F.C. 31 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Jordan Bowery: Doncaster Rovers sign Aston Villa striker on loan". BBC Sport. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Aston Villa striker Jordan Bowery joins Rotherham United". BBC Sport. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  9. ^ "Jordan Bowery: Bradford City sign Rotherham United striker on loan". BBC Sport. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "Bowery departs Millers". Rotherham United F.C. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Striker Bowery joins the U's". Oxford United F.C. 22 January 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Games played by Jordan Bowery in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  13. ^ Sessions, George (5 July 2016). "Ex-Aston Villa and Rotherham United forward Jordan Bowery signs for Leyton Orient". Docklands & East London Advertiser. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  14. ^ "SIGNING: Bowery added to O's squad". Leyton Orient F.C. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  15. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/38651121
  16. ^ "Crawley Town 0-3 Crewe Alexandra". BBC Sport. 14 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  17. ^ Jordan Bowery at Soccerbase
  18. ^ "Player profile". Chesterfield F.C. official website. Retrieved 9 April 2009.