Liam Palmer

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Liam Palmer
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Palmer playing for Tranmere Rovers in 2013
Personal information
Full name Liam Jordan Palmer[1]
Date of birth (1991-09-19) 19 September 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Worksop, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Playing position Central midfielder, Right-back
Club information
Current team
Sheffield Wednesday
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Sheffield Wednesday 131 (1)
2012–2013 Tranmere Rovers (loan) 43 (0)
National team
2010 Scotland U19 4 (0)
2010–2012 Scotland U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:56, 6 March 2017 (UTC).

Liam Jordan Palmer (19 September 1991) is a professional footballer playing as a Right-back and central midfielder for Championship club Sheffield Wednesday. He has also played nationally for Scotland under-19 and Scotland under-21.

Career[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday[edit]

Palmer made his debut for Wednesday on 10 August 2010 in the Football League Cup first round clash with Bury, which ended in a 1–0 win at Hillsborough, being replaced in the second half by James O'Connor. After making some appearances from the bench, Palmer made his first start for the Owls in February 2011, against Bournemouth in a 0–0 draw. Liam Palmer scored his first senior goal in the Owls' 3–1 home league win over MK Dons on 10 September 2011. He would make 14 league appearances in the Owls' promotion back to the Championship during the 2011–12 season.

On 26 March 2014, Palmer signed a new four-year contract with the Owls.[3] Later in the 2013–14 season, Palmer was named as Sheffield Wednesday's Player Of The Season.

Tranmere Rovers (loan)[edit]

It was confirmed on 16 July that Palmer had joined League One club Tranmere Rovers on loan for start of 2012–13 football league season for a total of six-months until the January transfer window.[4] He made his debut for the Wirral club in their 2–1 victory over Chesterfield in the League Cup on 18 August.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 6th March 2017[5]
Season Club Loan Division League FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Play-Offs Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow Red
2016–17 Sheffield Wednesday Championship 19 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 21 0 3 0
2015–16 Sheffield Wednesday Championship 15 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 19 0 2 0
2014–15 Championship 35 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 39 0 4 0
2013–14 Championship 39 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 44 0 6 0
2012–13 Tranmere Rovers Loan League One 43 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 46 0 3 1
2011–12 Sheffield Wednesday League One 14 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 20 1 1 0
2010–11 League One 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
2009–10 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 174 1 13 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 200 1 21 1

Honours[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday
Individual
  • Sheffield Wednesday Player of The Year (1): 2013–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football League Limited: Club list of registered players as at 16th May 2015" (PDF). The Football League. 16 May 2015. p. 34. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 528. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Delighted to sign". Sheffield Wednesday FC. 26 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tranmere land Palmer". www.thefootballnetwork.net. 16 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 1 October 2008. 

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