Lewis Wing

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Lewis Wing
Personal information
Full name Lewis Wing
Date of birth (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Newton Aycliffe, England[2]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Middlesbrough
Number 26
Youth career
Newton Aycliffe
0000–2015 Seaham Red Star
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Shildon
2017– Middlesbrough 26 (2)
2018Yeovil Town (loan) 20 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:05, 8 April 2019 (UTC)

Lewis Wing (born 23 June 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays for Championship club Middlesbrough, as an attacking midfielder.

Personal life[edit]

Wing is related to former Middlesbrough goalkeeper Jason Steele.[3]

Club career[edit]

Shildon[edit]

Wing signed for Shildon from Seaham Red Star in 2015, scoring 22 goals in 57 appearances in his first season with the club.[4] His next season would turn out to be even more prolific as he netted 37 times for the Northern League Division 1 side.[5]

Middlesbrough[edit]

On 28 June 2017, Wing signed for Middlesbrough.[6] He would later make his debut for the club in the EFL Cup, coming on as a late substitute for Grant Leadbitter in a 3–0 win over Scunthorpe United at the Riverside Stadium.[7]

On 5 January 2018, Wing joined League Two side Yeovil Town on loan until the end of the season.[8] He made his debut in the FA Cup, coming on as a late substitute for Jared Bird in a 2–0 victory over Bradford City at Huish Park.[9]

Wing scored his first goal for the club on 20 January 2018 in a 1–2 loss to Chesterfield.[10] He would go on to score 2 more goals and provide 1 assist in 22 total appearances for the club.

Wing started his first league game for Middlesbrough on 7 August 2018, providing 2 assists in a 3–0 victory over Sheffield United.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 2 April 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Middlesbrough 2017–18[12] Championship 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
2018–19[13] Championship 26 2 3 1 3 1 32 4
Total 26 2 3 1 5 1 34 4
Yeovil Town (loan) 2017–18[12] League Two 20 3 2 0 22 3
Career total 46 5 5 1 5 1 0 0 56 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthday". Twitter.com. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Lewis Wing". mfc.co.uk. Middlesbrough FC. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  3. ^ "A Set-Piece Specialist Who Always Hits The Target". gazettelive.co.uk. Gazette Live. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Lewis Wing Scores Sensational Solo Goal". gazettelive.co.uk. Gazette Live. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Middlesbrough Complete Wing Signing". non-league.pitchero.com. Non-League Pitchero. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Boro Complete Deal For Lewis Wing". mfc.co.uk. Middlesbrough FC. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–0 Scunthorpe United". bbc.co.uk. BBC. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Yeovil Town: Corey Whelan, Lewis Wing and Marcus Barnes sign on loan". BBC Sport. 5 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Yeovil Town 2–0 Bradford City". BBC Sport. 6 January 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Yeovil Town 1–2 Chesterfield". BBC Sport. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–0 Sheffield United". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Games played by Lewis Wing in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Games played by Lewis Wing in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 January 2019.