Leo Chambers

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Leo Chambers
Leo Chambers with West Ham United.jpg
Chambers warming-up for West Ham United
Personal information
Full name Leo Alexander Chambers[1]
Date of birth (1995-08-05) 5 August 1995 (age 22)
Place of birth Brixton, London, England
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Billericay Town
Youth career
Afewee Academy[3]
2002–2012 West Ham United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2016 West Ham United 0 (0)
2016 Colchester United (loan) 6 (0)
2017– Billericay Town 8 (0)
2018 Kingstonian (loan) 5 (0)
National team
2010–2011 England U16 3 (0)
2011–2012 England U17 8 (1)
2012 England U18 1 (0)
2013 England U19 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:13, 12 February 2018 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:30, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Leo Alexander Chambers (born 5 August 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Billericay Town. He has also played for Colchester United on loan and for England at under-16, under-17 and under-18 levels.

Club career[edit]

West Ham United[edit]

Born in Brixton, London, Chambers was a youth team player with West Ham before signing his first professional contract in August 2012 having joined the club aged seven.[4][5] His first appearance in a first-team squad was on 20 October 2012 when he was an unused substitute in a Premier League game against Southampton.[4] Chambers made his debut playing at right back for West Ham on 27 August 2013 in the 2–1 League Cup win against Cheltenham Town.[6] He also started in the subsequent victories against Cardiff City and Burnley.

On 26 February 2016, Chambers signed on a one-month loan with Colchester United.[7] He made his Colchester United and Football League debut on 27 February 2016 impressing in a home 0-0 draw with Shrewsbury Town.[8]

Billericay Town[edit]

In August 2017, Chambers signed for Isthmian Premier League club Billericay Town on a two-year deal.[9] On 7 January 2018, Kingstonian signed Chambers on a 28 day-loan.[10]

International career[edit]

Chambers has played for England at under-16, under-17 and under-18 levels. He made his debut for the under-18 side on 24 October 2012 when, as captain, he was part of a side which beat Italy under-18s 2–0.[11] On 5 September 2013 he made his first appearance for England at U19 level in the victory over Estonia.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 April 2017 [12]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
West Ham United 2013–14 Premier League 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
Colchester United (loan) 2015–16 League One 6 0 6 0
Career total 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 9 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clubs submit retained and released lists". Premier League. 7 June 2013. Archived from the original on 13 July 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Soccerway — L. Chambers". Perform Group. 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  3. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2014/oct/07/nathaniel-clyne-england-debut-brixton-volunteers
  4. ^ a b "Chambers thankful for first-team chance". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Chambers signs new contract". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "West Ham v Cheltenham Town". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "West Ham's Leo Chambers & Tottenham's Nathan Oduwa join Colchester United on loan". BBC Sport. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  8. ^ Waldron, Jonathon (27 February 2016). "Leo Chambers happy to be at Colchester United following loan move from West Ham United". www.gazette-news.co.uk. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "Billericay Town sign three new players ahead of new 2017/18 season - including ex-Premier League duo". Essex Live. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  10. ^ "K's sign three more". Kingstonian F.C. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018. 
  11. ^ "Leo Chambers". www.thefa.com. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  12. ^ Leo Chambers at Soccerbase

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