Rowan Liburd

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Rowan Liburd
Personal information
Full name Rowan Earl Anthony Liburd[1]
Date of birth (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 27)[2]
Place of birth Croydon, England
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)[2]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Hereford
Youth career
0000–2010 Chelsea
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Thomas Night Hawks 73 (44)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Billericay Town 30 (22)
2015–2016 Reading 3 (0)
2016Wycombe Wanderers (loan) 10 (0)
2016–2017 Stevenage 13 (1)
2017Leyton Orient (loan) 8 (0)
2017Hemel Hempstead Town (loan) 7 (4)
2017Guiseley (loan) 6 (3)
2017–2019 Guiseley 22 (14)
2019– Hereford 20 (5)
2019–2020Dartford (loan) 3 (0)
National team
2019– Saint Kitts and Nevis 6 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:10, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:04, 25 November 2019 (UTC)

Rowan Anthony Liburd (born 28 August 1992) is an footballer who plays as a forward for National League North club Hereford. Born in England, he has represented Saint Kitts and Nevis internationally.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Liburd spent four years at Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia on a football scholarship, where he won several awards including the Sun Conference Player of the Year.[3]

Club[edit]

Upon returning to the UK, Liburd signed for Isthmian League side Billericay Town.[4] In July 2015, Liburd signed a two-year contract with Championship side Reading after he had impressed scoring a brace in a 7–0 friendly win over Beaconsfield SYCOB during pre-season.[3][5]

Liburd made his debut, for Reading in their 2–0 Championship defeat away to Cardiff City on 7 November 2015, coming on as a 63rd-minute substitute for Ola John.[6][7]

On 4 March 2016, Liburd joined Wycombe Wanderers on an initial one-month loan deal.[8] He made his debut for Wycombe against Newport County in Wycombe's 1–0 defeat on 5 March 2015, almost scoring the equalizer. Liburd's loan was extended until the end of the season on 7 April.[9]

On 4 July 2016, Liburd joined Stevenage for an undisclosed fee.[10] He scored his first goals for Stevenage when he scored twice in an EFL Trophy tie against Southend United on 8 November 2016.[11]

On 31 January 2017, he joined Leyton Orient on loan until the end of the season.[12] Prior to subsequent loans with Hemel Hempstead Town and Guiseley. In December 2017, Guiseley signed Liburd permanently.[13][14]

Liburd signed for National League North club Hereford on 28 March 2019.[15]

On 14 December 2019, Liburd joined Dartford on an initial month's loan.[16]

International career[edit]

On 23 March 2019, he was called up to the Saint Kitts and Nevis team for the CONCACAF Nations League qualifying game against Suriname in which he started.[17]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 4 December 2018 [13]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Billericay Town 2014–15 Isthmian League 30 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 22
Reading 2015–16[18] Championship 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Wycombe Wanderers (loan) 2015–16[18] League Two 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Stevenage 2016–17[19] League Two 13 1 1 0 2 0 2[a] 2 18 3
Leyton Orient (loan) 2016–17[19] League Two 8 0 8 0
Hemel Hempstead (loan) 2017–18[13] National League South 7 4 0 0 0 0 7 4
Guiseley (loan) 2017–18[20] National League 6 3 0 0 1[b] 1 7 4
Guiseley 2017–18[20] National League 22 4 0 0 0 0 22 4
2018–19[20] National League 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 99 34 3 0 2 0 3 3 107 37
  1. ^ Appearances in the EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearance in the FA Trophy

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list French Guiana's goal tally first.[21]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 September 2019 Warner Park, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis  French Guiana 2–2 2–2 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League B
2. 10 October 2019 Isidoro Beaton Stadium, Belmopan, Belize  Belize 2–0 4–0
3. 3–0
4. 4–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFL: Club retained and released lists published". English Football League. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Rowan Liburd". 11v11. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Royals sign young striker Liburd". readingfc.co.uk. Reading FC. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Billericay tie up deal for striker Rowan Liburd". echo-news.co.uk. Echo News. 29 July 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Reading: Striker Rowan Liburd signs development contract". bbc.co.uk/. BBC Sport. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Cardiff 2–0 Reading". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 7 November 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Rowan Liburd: striker reflects on a Football League debut". player.readingfc.co.uk. Reading FC. 7 November 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Striker Rowan Liburd signs on loan". wycombewanderers.co.uk. Wycombe Wanderers F.C. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Rowan remains for the run-in". wycombewanderers.co.uk. Wycombe Wanderers. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Liburd completes transfer to Stevenage". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  11. ^ "MATCH REPORT: STEVENAGE 4, SOUTHEND UNITED". stevenagefc.com. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  12. ^ "Rowan Liburd: Leyton Orient sign Stevenage striker on loan". BBC Sport. 31 January 2017.
  13. ^ a b c Rowan Liburd at Soccerway. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Rowan Liburd signs permanently". guiseleyafc.co.uk. 23 December 2017. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  15. ^ "NEW SIGNING Rowan Liburd Becomes a Bull". Hereford F.C. 28 March 2019. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  16. ^ "NEW SIGNING: ROWAN LIBURD". Dartford F.C. 14 December 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  17. ^ https://www.concacafnationsleague.com/en/nations-league-qualifying/game-detail/440503
  18. ^ a b "Games played by Rowan Liburd in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Games played by Rowan Liburd in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  20. ^ a b c "Games played by Rowan Liburd in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  21. ^ "Rowan Liburd". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 12 September 2019.

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