Owain Warlow

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Owain Warlow
Personal information
Full name Owain James Warlow[1]
Date of birth (1987-10-25) 25 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Pontypridd, Wales
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Left wing
Club information
Current team
Pen-y-Bont
Youth career
2005–2006 Lincoln City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Lincoln City 22 (0)
2008 Kettering Town (loan) 4 (0)
2009–2011 Llanelli 42 (3)
2011 Gainsborough Trinity
2011 Worksop Town (loan)
2011–2013 Worksop Town
2014 Merthyr Town
2015 Tamworth
2016– Pen-y-Bont
National team
2007 Wales U21 2 (0)
2009 Wales Semi-Pro 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:35, 13 March 2011 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:00, 9 October 2009 (UTC)

Owain James Warlow (born 25 October 1987) is a Welsh footballer who plays as a defender and midfielder for Pen-y-Bont. He is also a former Wales under-21 international.

He has previously played for Lincoln City, Kettering Town, Llanelli and Gainsborough Trinity.

Club career[edit]

Lincoln City[edit]

Born in Church Village, near Pontypridd, Warlow is a product of Lincoln City's Center of Excellence youth academy. He made his professional debut on 10 February 2007 in a 2–0 win over Torquay United, going on to make a total of 5 appearances for the side in his first season and being handed a two-year contract.[2] After featuring in the first team squad more during the 2007–08 season, he joined Conference National side Kettering Town on loan at the start of the 2008–09 season, making four appearances before returning to Lincoln.

Llanelli[edit]

However Warlow did not feature for the club during the remainder of the season and was released in May 2009, along with six other players.[3] On 16 June 2009, it was announced that Warlow had signed for Welsh Premier League side Llanelli on a free transfer,[4][5] after spending time training with the side.[6] He made his debut as a 51st-minute substitute in place of player-manager Andy Legg during Llanelli's Europa League victory over Motherwell.

He departed the club, by mutual consent, in March 2011 to move to Barcelona.[7]

Gainsborough Trinity[edit]

On 23 July 2011 Warlow played for Gainsborough Trinity on trial in a friendly match against Frickley Athletic, before signing for the club on 9 August 2011.

Worksop Town[edit]

Following a successful loan spell, Warlow signed for Northern Premier League Premier Division team, Worksop Town, on 9 December 2011.[8]

Following a rough start to his Worksop career playing at left back, he was soon moved further forward into a left wing position, where he has enjoyed a great deal of success. The highlight of his Worksop career coming in the game against Frickley Athletic, where he rounded off a superb display by scoring the equalising goal in a game Worksop went on to win 2–1.[9]

In August 2014 he joined Merthyr Tydfil[10] and a year later Tamworth.[11] Following being unable to commit, Warlow retired from football in November, 2015. In 2016, Warlow returnes to football with Pen-y-Bont.

International career[edit]

In early 2007, Warlow was called up to the Welsh Under-21 side, playing 90 minutes in a 4–0 win over Northern Ireland Under-21's.[12] He made his second appearance for the side on 21 August 2007 as a substitute for Joe Allen during a 4–3 win over Sweden Under-21's.[13]

In September 2009, Warlow was called to join the Wales Under-23 Semi Professional's for their friendly against Poland in Carmarthen, Wales.

Personal life[edit]

As a child, he attended Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen, a Welsh language secondary school.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 4 May 2010
Club statistics
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Lincoln City 2006–07 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2007–08 17 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 21 0
2008–09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Subtotal 22 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 26 0
Kettering Town (loan) 2008–09 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Llanelli 2009–10 29 1 2 0 5 0 2 0 39 3
Total 55 3 4 0 6 0 3 0 62 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Lincoln teenager signs new deal". BBC Sport. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  3. ^ "Seven released in Imps clearout". BBC Sport. 5 May 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Llanelli Sign Former Imp". The Forgotten Imp. 17 June 2009. Retrieved 17 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "Llanelli complete Warlow signing". Welshpremier.com. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  6. ^ "Warlow is Andy Leggs target". Welshpremier.com. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  7. ^ "Warlow goes to Barcelona". NonLeague.Pitchero.com. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  8. ^ "Owain Warlow-2011-12-09". Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  9. ^ http://www.worksoptownfc.co.uk/news/read_more/id/207
  10. ^ "Merthyr Town manager Steve Jenkins has added seven new signings for new Calor Southern League season". Wales OnLine. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "Three new Lambs". NonLeague.pitchero.com. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  12. ^ "Northern Ireland U21 0–4 Wales U21". BBC Sport. 6 February 2007. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  13. ^ "Sweden U21 3–4 Wales U21". BBC Sport. 21 August 2007. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 

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