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.


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.


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]


  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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