Luke Dobie

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Luke Dobie
Personal information
Full name Luke Jeffrey Dobie
Date of birth (1992-10-07) 7 October 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Ormskirk, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Wigan Athletic
Number 49
Youth career
Crewe Alexandra
2003–2011 Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Middlesbrough 0 (0)
2011–2012 Accrington Stanley (loan) 4 (0)
2012–2013 Bristol City 0 (0)
2014– Wigan Athletic 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:20, 19 January 2012 (UTC).

Luke Jeffrey Dobie (born 7 October 1992) is an English footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic.

Career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Dobie started his career in the youth team of Crewe Alexandra,[1] but left as a youngster to join Everton.[2] He progressed through the youth system at Everton playing regularly for the youth team and reserve side. However, he was released from the club in 2011.

Middlesbrough[edit]

In April 2011 he was offered a trial at Championship side Middlesbrough, after he had impressed playing against the club in an FA Youth Cup tie earlier in the season.[3] His trial was successful and he signed his first professional contract on a one-year deal.[4]

Accrington Stanley (loan)[edit]

In October 2011, he joined League Two side Accrington Stanley on loan until January 2012.[5] He made his debut for the club a day later in a 2–0 home defeat to Swindon Town, after coming on as a substitute for Andrew Procter.[6] He made 4 appearances for the club before returning to Middlesbrough.

Return to Middlesbrough[edit]

He returned to Middlesbrough on 3 January 2012, at the end of his loan spell at League Two side Accrington Stanley.[7] In June 2012 Luke was not offered a new contract by the management team at Middlesbrough and was subsequently released from the club.

Bristol City[edit]

He was picked up by Bristol City in 2012.[8] He left Bristol City at the end of the season having not played a game for the club.

Wigan Athletic[edit]

On 14 January 2014, Dobie joined Wigan Athletic after a successful trial.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flown From the Nest - Luke Dobie". 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Luke Dobie gets chance to impress in run-out". 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  3. ^ "Middlesbrough trials for Everton prospect Dobie". 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  4. ^ "7 Sign First Pro Contracts". 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  5. ^ "Dobie makes Accrington switch". 2011-10-14. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  6. ^ "Accrington 0-2 Swindon". 2011-10-15. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  7. ^ "Profiles". Bristol City Academy. 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  8. ^ "Young duo rewarded with deals". 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  9. ^ "Luke Dobie "delighted" to join Wigan Athletic from Bristol City". 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 

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