Lee Askham

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Lee Askham
Personal information
Full name Lee Raymond Askham[1]
Date of birth (1990-02-25) 25 February 1990 (age 27)[1]
Place of birth Killamarsh, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
000?–2006 Killamarsh Dynamos
2006–2008 Sheffield United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Chesterfield 1 (0)
2009 Garforth Town (loan)
2009–2010 Guiseley
National team
2005 England U16 1 (0)
2006 England U17 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:31, 27 July 2010 (UTC).

Lee Raymond Askham (born 25 February 1990) is an English footballer who played for Chesterfield in League Two during the 2008–09 season.


Club career[edit]

Beginning as an apprentice at Sheffield United, Askham was released in May 2008, and had a trial at Manchester United in September of the same year. He signed for Chesterfield three months later on a one-month contract,[2] which was extended to the end of the season in January 2009.[3] He was sent out on loan to Garforth Town in March 2009, but returned to Chesterfield in May. He made his Chesterfield debut on 2 May 2009, coming on as a 70th-minute substitute for Scott Boden in a 2–0 home defeat by Bradford City.[4] However, after just six months with the Spireites, he was released.[5]

Askham joined Northern Premier League Premier Division club Guiseley in September 2009.[6]

International career[edit]

Askham represented England at under-17 level.[6]


  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "Spireites sign free agent Askham". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 19 December 2008. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Askham's Spireites stay extended". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 26 January 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Chesterfield 0-2 Bradford". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 2 May 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Spireites quartet offered deals". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Singh fully cleared to play". Non-League Daily. 28 September 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2010. 

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