Phil Airey

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Phil Airey
Personal information
Full name Philip Airey[1]
Date of birth (1991-11-14) 14 November 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Amble,[2] England
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[3]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Whitley Bay
(on loan from Blyth Spartans)
Youth career
2002–2011 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Newcastle United 0 (0)
2011 Hibernian (loan) 1 (0)
2012 Gateshead (loan) 2 (0)
2012– Blyth Spartans 49 (6)
2013– Whitley Bay (loan) 8 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:00, 10 January 2014 (UTC).

Philip Airey (born 14 November 1991), known as Phil Airey, is an English footballer, currently a playing for Whitley Bay, on loan from Blyth Spartans, who plays as a striker. Airey has also previously played for Premier League club Newcastle United and Scottish Premier League club Hibernian.

Club career[edit]

Airey joined the Newcastle United Academy at age 10[4] and made his reserve team debut on 18 November 2008 against Everton as a right back.[4] Airey made his first team debut on 8 January 2011 as a second-half substitute in a 3–1 defeat against Stevenage in the FA Cup.[2] He won the Golden Boot in the Premier Reserve League North with 11 goals.[5] Airey signed on loan for Scottish Premier League club Hibernian in August 2011.[6] He made just one substitute appearance before returning to Newcastle a month later.[7] On 20 January 2012, Airey signed for Conference National side Gateshead on a one-month loan.[8] He made his debut the following day as a 79th-minute substitute in Gateshead's 3–3 draw with Lincoln City. Airey was released by Newcastle United on 1 June 2012.[9]

He then joined Blyth Spartans in August 2012. He started out at the club as a striker but moved to Right-Back to accommodate for the loss of Shaun Utterson. Airey had a number of trials at full-time clubs over the 2012–13 season, but failed to secure a deal. On 18 November 2013, Airey joined Northern League side Whitley Bay on a month loan,[10] making a goal-scoring debut the following day in a 7–3 win against Alnwick Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 20:00, 24 January 2012 (UTC)[12]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
2010–11 Newcastle United Premier League 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Hibernian (loan) Scottish Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 Gateshead (loan) Conference National 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League clubs submit squad lists". premierleague.com. Premier League. 1 September 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Stevenage 3 Newcastle United 1". Newcastle United FC. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Premier League Player Profile". Premier League. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Phil Airey". Newcastle United FC. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  5. ^ McLauchlin, Brian (11 August 2011). "Hibs eye Newcastle striker Phil Airey". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hibs sign Newcastle striker Phil Airey on loan". BBC Sport. BBC. 11 August 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  7. ^ Hardie, David (26 September 2011). "Phil Airey returns to Newcastle after spell with Hibs". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Press. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Gateshead sign Airey on loan". Gateshead F.C. 20 January 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Magpies Announce Retained List". Newcastle United. 2012-06-01. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  10. ^ "Phil in Temp-Airey move to Whitley Bay". Blyth Spartans A.F.C. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Alnwick Town V Whitley Bay". Whitley Bay F.C. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Philip Airey Career Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 

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