Lewis Wilson (footballer)

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Lewis Wilson
Personal information
Full name Lewis Anthony Wilson[1]
Date of birth (1993-02-19) 19 February 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Milton Keynes, England[2]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
2009–2011 Rushden & Diamonds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Rushden & Diamonds 0 (0)
2010 Newport Pagnell Town (loan) 9 (2)
2011 Northampton Spencer (loan) 6 (1)
2011–2012 Newport Pagnell Town 20 (4)
2012–2013 Northampton Town 8 (1)
2012–2013 Kettering Town (loan) 15 (11)
2013 Bishop's Stortford (loan) 5 (0)
2013 Kettering Town 5 (3)
2013 Whitehawk 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:46, 30 April 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Lewis Anthony Wilson (born 19 February 1993 in Milton Keynes, England) is an English footballer playing as a forward for Whitehawk.

Career[edit]

Wilson joined Rushden & Diamonds after a successful trial in 2009, after he had been spotted playing for Newport Pagnell Town.[3] He started a two-year scholarship and was a regular in the youth team, scoring 16 goals in his first year. In his second year, Wilson featured twice for the first team in the Northamptonshire Senior Cup against Daventry United and Brackley Town. He also joined Newport Pagnell and Northampton Spencer on work-experience. In the summer of 2011, Wilson was released and rejoined UCL Premier side Newport Pagnell Town. He made his debut in August 2011, in a 3–0 defeat to Boston Town. In January 2012, Wilson joined Football League Two side Northampton Town on a contract until the end of the season, after impressing on a one-week trial.[4] He made his debut for the Cobblers on 17 April 2012 in a 3–1 defeat to Crawley Town, coming on as a substitute for Jake Robinson.[5] His first goal and start came in a 1–1 draw with Gillingham. On 30 April, Wilson signed a one-year professional contract.[6] In November 2012, he joined Kettering Town on loan until 2 January 2013.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/05/2012 and 31/05/2012". The Football Association. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 504. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Lewis Wilson profile". Rushden & Diamonds FC. 26 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Northampton Town sign Clarke Carlisle and Ben Harding". BBC Sport. 31 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wilson swaps shop for shot as a Town pro". Herald & Post. 19 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Northampton's Lewis Wilson agrees one-year contract". BBC Sport. 30 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Wilson loaned to Kettering". Sky Sports. 23 November 2012. 

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