Leon Mettam

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Leon Mettam
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Personal information
Date of birth (1986-12-09) 9 December 1986 (age 33)[1]
Place of birth Lincoln, England[1]
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Worksop Town
Youth career
2002–2005 Lincoln City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Lincoln City 5 (1)
2007–2008 Stamford
2008–2009 Corby Town 35 (23)
2010–2012 Gainsborough Trinity
2012–2014 Worksop Town 80 (66)
2014–2016 Tamworth 18 (5)
2015King's Lynn Town (loan) 5 (3)
2016–2017 King's Lynn Town 19 (5)
2017–2018Spalding United (loan)
2019– Worksop Town 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Leon Dorothy Mettam (born 9 December 1986) is a former English footballer who played as a striker for Northern Counties East League club Worksop Town[2][3] He played in the Football League for Lincoln City.

Playing career[edit]

Gainsborough Trinity[edit]

In July 2010, Mettam left The Steelmen to join league rivals Gainsborough Trinity.[4]

Worksop Town[edit]

Mettam then went on to join ambitious Worksop Town, who were managed by his former Lincoln City youth team coach, Simon Clark.[5]

Tamworth[edit]

On 10 June 2014, Mettam, and his Worksop Town teammate Shane Clarke joined Conference North side Tamworth. Following an ankle injury in October 2014 which kept him sidelined for the remainder of the year, Mettam joined Northern Premier League side King's Lynn Town on a month's loan in January 2015, scoring three times in five appearances. [6]

King's Lynn Town[edit]

After being released by Tamworth at the end of the 2015/16 season; Mettam was unveiled to King's Lynn Town's supporters at a pre-season fans' forum on 7 June 2016 on a two-year contract.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 22 May 2014.[8]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[Note 1] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lincoln City 2005–06 League Two 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006–07 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1
Lincoln City total 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 1
Gainsborough Trinity 2010–11 Conference North 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gainsborough Trinity total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Worksop Town 2012–13 Northern Premier Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Worksop Town total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tamworth 2014–15 Conference North 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the Football League Trophy & FA Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lincoln City Football Squads". Football Squads. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Leon Mettam". soccerbase.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  3. ^ FOOTBALL: Spalding United add striker Leon Mettam in loan deal‚ spaldingtoday.co.uk, 25 January 2017
  4. ^ "Gainsborough striker Leon Mettam reveals despair following release by Lincoln". LincolnshireEcho.co.uk. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
  5. ^ Curtis, Leigh (25 May 2012). "Leon Mettam joins ambitious Worksop Town". LincolnshireEcho.co.uk. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
  6. ^ Panter, Matt (10 June 2014). "Tamworth swoop for Mettam and Clarke". TamworthHerald.co.uk. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  7. ^ http://www.edp24.co.uk/sport/king_s_lynn_town_add_even_more_firepower_to_their_ranks_by_signing_goal_machine_leon_mettam_1_4567772
  8. ^ "Leon Mettam Stats". Soccerbase.

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