Oliver Skipp

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Oliver Skipp
Personal information
Full name Oliver William Skipp[1]
Date of birth (2000-09-16) 16 September 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Welwyn Garden City, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tottenham Hotspur
Number 52
Youth career
2015–2018 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Tottenham Hotspur 8 (0)
National team
2015–2016 England U16 13 (0)
2016 England U17 1 (0)
2017–2018 England U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:31, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 December 2018

Oliver William Skipp (born 16 September 2000) is an English footballer for Tottenham Hotspur who plays as a central midfielder.

Career[edit]

Skipp started his youth career with Bengeo Tigers FC and then Tottenham Hotspur.

On 29 August 2018, Skipp signed a 3-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur.[2] He made his professional debut for Tottenham in the 3–1 EFL Cup win over West Ham United on 31 October 2018.[3] He made his Premier League debut in the home match against Southampton, coming on as a late substitute in a game that Spurs won 3–1.[4]

Skipp made his first Premier League start for Spurs in the home match on 15 December 2018 against Burnley that ended in a 1–0 win.[5]

He gained his first goal involvement in Tottenham's 7-0 win against Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup, getting two assists. [6]

International career[edit]

Skipp has represented England at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 level.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Skipp was born in Welwyn Garden City and grew up in Hertford.[7] From 2003 to 2012, he attended Duncombe primary school and Richard Hale School in Hertford.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10th February 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tottenham Hotspur 2018–19[9] Premier League 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 10 0
Career total 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 10 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ Joanna Durkan (29 August 2018). "Tottenham Announce Contract Extensions for Trio of Up and Coming Young Stars". 90 Min. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  3. ^ Steve Sutcliffe (31 October 2018). "West Ham United 1–3 Tottenham Hotspur". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  4. ^ Gold, Alasdair. "Spurs player ratings: Kane, Lucas & Son strike & Skipp makes league debut as Tottenham go third". football.london.
  5. ^ Miller, Nick (15 December 2018). "Christian Eriksen's late strike gives Tottenham win over Burnley". The Guardian.
  6. ^ "Tranmere Rovers 0-7 Tottenham: Fernando Llorente scores hat-trick in thrashing". 2019-01-04. Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  7. ^ a b "Oliver Skipp Player Profile". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Spurs Academy player and ex-Duncombe pupil, Oliver Skipp goes back to school". Attain. 2 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Games played by Oliver Skipp in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 4 January 2019.

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