Josh Kay

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Josh Kay
Personal information
Full name Joshua William Kay
Date of birth (1997-01-30) 30 January 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Blackpool, England
Height 6 ft (183 cm)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barrow
Number 11
Youth career
2015–2016 A.F.C. Fylde
2016–2018 Barnsley
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Squires Gate
2015–2016 A.F.C. Fylde 0 (0)
2016–2018 Barnsley 1 (0)
2017A.F.C. Fylde (loan) 1 (0)
2017Tranmere Rovers (loan) 2 (0)
2018 Chesterfield 11 (0)
2018– Barrow 30 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:36, 17 November 2018 (UTC)

Joshua William Kay (born 30 January 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for club Barrow.

Career[edit]

A.F.C. Fylde[edit]

Kay joined A.F.C. Fylde's academy programme from Squires Gate in the summer of 2015 and made his senior debut in a 2-0 FA Trophy victory over Warrington Town on 28 November 2015.[1] He subsequently earned himself places on the bench for several National League North games, as well as the next round of the FA Trophy against Skelmersdale United.

Barnsley[edit]

Kay joined EFL Championship team Barnsley's youth team from Fylde in February 2016[2] and made his debut in a Championship match against Bristol City on 29 October 2016.[3] He also spent time on loan at former club Fylde in March 2017, playing one game, and at Tranmere Rovers in November 2017, where he played two games, in addition to a trial game with Blackburn Rovers Under-23s in October 2017.

Chesterfield[edit]

Kay joined EFL League Two side Chesterfield on 4 January 2018.[4] He made his debut in a 4-0 defeat against Accrington Stanley on 6 January 2018.[5] His contract was not renewed by Chesterfield at the end of the 2017–18 season.[6]

Barrow AFC[edit]

Signed a two-year contract for National League side Barrow on the 26 June 2018.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10 March 2018.
Club Season Division League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
A.F.C. Fylde 2015–16 National League North 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 1 0
Barnsley 2015–16 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2017–18 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Barnsley total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
A.F.C. Fylde (loan) 2016–17 National League North 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Tranmere Rovers (loan) 2017–18 National League 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Chesterfield 2017–18 League Two 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Career total 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 16 0
  1. ^ Appearance in the FA Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josh joins the Tykes". A.F.C. Fylde Official Website. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Josh Kay Joins Reds from AFC Fylde". Barnsley Official Website. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Barnsley 2-2 Bristol City". BBC. 29 October 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Midfielder Signed from Barnsley". Chesterfield Official Website. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Accrington Stanley 4-0 Chesterfield". BBC. 6 January 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Ian Evatt: Chesterfield release veteran defender after spell in caretaker charge". BBC Sport. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.