Liam Polworth

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Liam Polworth
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-10-12) 12 October 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Inverness, Scotland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2019 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 165 (14)
2019– Motherwell 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Scotland U16 6 (1)
2010–2011 Scotland U17 13 (0)
2016– Scotland U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:39, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 November 2012

Liam Polworth (born 12 October 1994) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Inverness Caledonian Thistle, as a midfielder.

Early and personal life[edit]

Polworth was born in Inverness.[1] His father Iain also played for Inverness.[2]

Club career[edit]

Inverness Caledonian Thistle[edit]

Polworth made his senior debut for Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Premier League on 11 May 2011, becoming the club's youngest ever player, at the age of 16 years, 211 days.[1] Polworth was an unused substitute as Inverness won the 2015 Scottish Cup Final.[3] Polworth established himself in the first team during the 2015–16 season, scoring five goals from a midfield position.[4] He signed a new three-year contract with Inverness in April 2016.[4]

Motherwell[edit]

On 17 April 2019, Polworth signed a pre-contract agreement with Motherwell, his first club after being at Inverness since the age of 8.[5]

International career[edit]

Polworth has represented Scotland at under-16 and under-17 youth levels.[6][7] He made his debut appearance for the under-21 team during the 2015–16 season.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 15 May 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Scottish Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2010–11[8] Scottish Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12[9] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13[10] 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2013–14[11] Scottish Premiership 19 1 2 0 2 0 23 1
2014–15[12] 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
2015–16[13] 36 6 5 0 2 0 0 0 43 6
2016–17[14] 31 2 1 0 5 0 37 2
2017–18[15] Scottish Championship 35 3 2 0 4 0 5[a] 2 46 5
2018–19 35 2 7 1 4 0 3[a][b] 0 49 2
Inverness Total 165 14 17 1 18 0 8 2 208 16
Motherwell 2019–20 Scottish Premiership
Career total 165 14 17 1 18 0 8 2 208 16
  1. ^ a b Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup
  2. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Premiership Play-Offs

Honours[edit]

Inverness CT

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile". Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Liam Polworth looks to seize Caley Thistle opportunity". Press & Journal. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  3. ^ Lamont, Alasdair (30 May 2015). "Inverness CT 2–1 Falkirk". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Liam Polworth extends Inverness Caledonian Thistle stay until 2019". BBC Sport. BBC. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Motherwell: Liam Polworth agrees to sign from Inverness CT". 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Under-16 profile". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Under-17 profile". Scottish Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  11. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  14. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Games played by Liam Polworth in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  16. ^ Crawford, Kenny (24 March 2018). "Dumbarton 0–1 Inverness CT". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 April 2018.