Josh Brizell

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Josh Brizell
Personal information
Full name Joshua Daniel Brizell[1]
Date of birth (1991-10-15) 15 October 1991 (age 25)[2]
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Marine
Youth career
2007−2009 Rochdale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009−2011 Rochdale 0 (0)
2011−2015 Hyde 119 (8)
2011 Ossett Town (loan) 1 (0)
2015 AFC Telford United
2015–2016 Glossop North End 17 (1)
2016– Marine 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:23, 30 September 2016 (UTC).

Joshua Daniel "Josh" Brizell (born 15 October 1991) is an English footballer who plays as a defender/Midfielder for Marine.

He started his career in the youth teams at Rochdale, captaining both the youth and reserve sides before working his way into the first team. He joined Hyde in 2011, and was sent out on loan to Ossett Town later the same year. He has featured as a first-team regular for Hyde since his return.

Career[edit]

Rochdale[edit]

Born in Liverpool,[2] Brizell came through the ranks at Rochdale and captained both the youth side and reserve side,[3] before making his debut for the first team on 11 August 2009, coming on as a second-half substitute for Marcus Holness in a 3–0 League Cup defeat at Sheffield Wednesday.[4]

Hyde[edit]

Following his release from Rochdale, he joined Conference North side Hyde on 14 October 2011.[3] He joined Ossett Town on an emergency loan cover basis for one match in early November 2011, a 5–0 defeat away to Witton Town on 11 November 2011.[5]

He returned to Hyde to make his debut for the club coming on as a second-half substitute in their 0–0 draw away at Hinckley United on 14 November 2011.[6] He made his first start for the club less than a week later as part of a 3–2 home win over Colwyn Bay.[7] He finished his first season with Hyde having played 23 games in all competitions, scoring no goals, helping his side to the Conference North title for the 2011–12 season.[8]

He signed a new deal at the club which would keep him at Hyde until the end of the 2012–13 season, he made his first appearance of that season on the opening day draw away at Braintree Town, Hyde first ever game in the Conference Premier.[9] He scored his first goal for the club in March 2013, scoring the winner in a 2–1 win over Cambridge United at Ewen Fields.[10] But just two games later he received the first red-card of his career for serious foul-play as his side drew 1–1 at Barrow.[11] He finished his first full season with the club having played 40 times scoring one goal.[12]

On 21 June 2013, Brizell signed a new one-year contract with Hyde.[13] He received another red card in August 2013 on the opening day of the 2013–14 season, following a first-half tackle on Al Bangura as Hyde lost 8–0 at The New Lawn to Forest Green Rovers.[14] He picked up his second red-card of the season in November for a late-tackle in Hyde's 4–0 defeat away at FC Halifax Town.[15]

AFC Telford United[edit]

Brizell joined AFC Telford United, who had been newly relegated to the rebranded National League North, in June 2015.[16] He broke his wrist during pre-season,[17] and on return to fitness was not in the plans of new manager Rob Smith, who had replaced Steve Kittrick with Telford bottom of the league.[18]

Style of play[edit]

Brizell plays as a full-back, but he is just as comfortable attacking as he is defending.[19]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 27 April 2016
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rochdale 2009–10[20] League Two 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11[21] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Hyde 2011–12[22] Conference North 21 0 0 0 2[a] 0 23 0
2012–13[23] Conference Premier 40 1 1 0 2[a] 0 43 1
2013–14[23] Conference Premier 31 2 1 0 0 0 32 2
2014–15[22] Conference North 22 4 0 0 2[a] 0 24 4
Total 114 7 2 0 6 0 122 7
Ossett Town (loan) 2011–12[5] NPL Division One North 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
A.F.C. Telford 2015–16 National League North 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Glossop North End 2015–16[24] NPL Division One North 17 1 0 0 3[b] [c] [d] 1[c] 20 2
Career total 132 8 2 0 1 0 9 1 144 9
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in FA Trophy
  2. ^ 1 Appearance in Manchester Premier Cup
  3. ^ a b 1 Appearance in Northern Premier League Challenge Cup
  4. ^ 1 Appearance in Derbyshire Senior Cup

Honours[edit]

Hyde

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 60. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ a b c "Football Squads – Hyde". Football Squads. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Tigers Add Two to Squad". Football Conference. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sheff Wed 3–0 Rochdale". BBC Sport. 11 August 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009. 
  5. ^ a b Turfrey, Simon. "Witton Town 5–0 Ossett Town". Ossett Town A.F.C. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  6. ^ McAnulty, Andy. "Hinckley United 0 – 0 Hyde". Hyde Football Club: Database. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Edwards, Luke. "Hyde 3–2 Colwyn Bay". Hyde Football Club: Database. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Hyde 2011/2012 Statistics". Hyde FC Database. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Braintree Town 2 – 2 Hyde". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Hyde 2 – 1 Cambridge United". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "Barrow 1–1 Hyde". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "2012–13 Hyde appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "David Poole and Josh Brizell sign new Hyde deals". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  14. ^ "Forest Green 8 – 0 Hyde". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  15. ^ "FC Halifax Town 4- 0 Hyde". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  16. ^ "Mike Grogan staying as another joins Bucks". Shropshire Star. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  17. ^ "AFC Telford still looking for a defender". Shropshire Star. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  18. ^ "AFC Telford United boss Rob Smith is looking to cut six from squad". Shropshire Star. 24 October 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  19. ^ "The Team – Josh Brizell". Hyde F.C. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  20. ^ "Games played by Josh Brizell in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  21. ^ "Games played by Josh Brizell in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  22. ^ a b "List of all games featuring Josh Brizell". Hyde Football Club: Database. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  23. ^ a b "J. Brizell". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  24. ^ "Brizell plays for GNE". www.glossopnorthendafc.co.uk. Glossop North End. Retrieved 28 October 2015. 

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