Burke with West Ham United, May 2015
|Full name||Reece Frederick James Burke|
|Date of birth||2 September 1996|
|Place of birth||Newham, England|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
(on loan from West Ham United)
|2003–2014||West Ham United|
|2014–||West Ham United||5||(0)|
|2015–2016||→ Bradford City (loan)||34||(2)|
|2016–2017||→ Wigan Athletic (loan)||10||(1)|
|2017–||→ Bolton Wanderers (loan)||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:45, 19 August 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:07, 14 October 2015 (UTC)
Reece Frederick James Burke (born 2 September 1996) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bolton Wanderers, on loan from West Ham United. He has also played for Bradford City where he was the player of the season for the 2015-16 season. Internationally he has played for the England Under-18 team, England Under-19 team and England Under-20 team. Burke mainly plays centre back, he can also play right back.
West Ham United
Burke joined the West Ham junior team age nine and played youth team football. He made his official debut on 5 January 2014 for West Ham against Nottingham Forest at The City Ground in the FA Cup. Forest won the game 5–0. Burke's first goal for the club came in a pre-season friendly at the Boleyn Ground against Sampdoria. He scored the winning goal in the 90th minute following a cross from fellow youth graduate Elliot Lee's cross. Burke then played the full 120 minutes against Sheffield United in the League Cup second round, with West Ham being eliminated in a penalty shootout. Burke made his Premier League debut on 25 April 2015 in a 0–0 away draw against Queens Park Rangers.
Loan to Bradford City
On 20 August 2015, Burke signed for League One side Bradford City on a one-month loan. On 5 September, Burke scored his first Bradford City and first senior goal in a 2-1 away win against Oldham Athletic. His loan was extended on 18 September for a further month and for a further month in October. In November he returned briefly to West Ham for treatment on a knee injury but returned to Bradford where his loan was extended until 2 January 2016. On 26 April 2016, Burke won a total of seven awards at Bradford City's end of season awards, including the Player of the Year award.
Loan to Wigan Athletic
Having already appeared for West Ham in their short-lived Europa League campaign at the beginning of the 2016-17 season, on 30 August 2016, Burke signed on loan for Championship team, Wigan Athletic for the remainder of the season. He scored his first goal for Wigan in a 2-1 win over Huddersfield Town on 28 November 2016.
Loan to Bolton Wanderers
- As of match played 19 August 2017
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|West Ham United||2013–14||Premier League||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Bradford City (loan)||2015–16||League 1||34||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||36||2|
|Wigan Athletic (loan)||2016–17||Championship||10||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||10||1|
|Bolton Wanderers (loan)||2017–18||4||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||5||0|
- Appearances in UEFA Europa League
- West Ham United Young Player of the Year: 2014–15
- Bradford City Player of the Year: 2015-2016
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- "Reece Burke, West Ham United defender player profile – Barclays Premier League". Retrieved 12 October 2014.
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- "Nottm Forest 5 v 0 West Ham". BBC Sport. 5 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- "West Ham United 3–2 Sampdoria: Reece Burke notches winner in five-goal thriller to give Sam Allardyce first win of pre-season". Daily Mail. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
- "West Ham 1–1 Sheff Utd". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
- "QPR 0–0 West Ham". Sky Sports. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
- "Reece Burke and Lee Evans join Bradford City on loan". BBC Sport. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 20 August 2015.
- "Oldham 1 Bradford 2: Burke takes advantage as Bantams end hoodoo". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
- "West Ham defender Reece Burke to extend loan". www.hitc.com. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
- "Burke has old head on young shoulders, says Bradford City boss". Bradford Telegraph and Argus.
- "Reece Burke: Bradford City extend defender's loan from West Ham". 25 November 2015 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- "BURKE NAMED PLAYER OF THE YEAR". Bradford City A.F.C. 26 April 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- "Reece Burke: West Ham United defender joins Wigan Athletic on loan". BBC Sport. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- "Huddersfield 1-2 Wigan". BBC. 28 November 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
- "Reece Burke and Josh Cullen join on loan". Bolton Wanderers Official Site. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
- "R. Burke". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
- "Premier League Young Players of the Year 2014/15: Club by Club". offthepostnews.co.uk. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
Reece Burke at Soccerbase
- England profile at The FA