Ryan Cooney

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Ryan Cooney
Personal information
Full name Ryan Thomas Cooney[1]
Date of birth (2000-02-26) 26 February 2000 (age 19)[2]
Place of birth Manchester, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)[3]
Playing position Defender[4]
Club information
Current team
Morecambe
(on loan from Burnley)
Number 30
Youth career
000–2016 Bury
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 Bury 21 (0)
2019– Burnley 0 (0)
2020–Morecambe (loan) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:42, 1 February 2020 (UTC)

Ryan Thomas Cooney (born 26 February 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Morecambe, on loan from Premier League club Burnley. He has played in the English Football League for Bury.

Early life and career[edit]

Cooney was born in Manchester, Greater Manchester.[5] He joined Bury at the age of nine, progressing through the club's youth academy and being made captain of the youth team.[6] Cooney was promoted to the first-team squad in the 2016–17 season while still a scholar because of injuries.[7] He made his debut on 26 August 2017, playing against Rochdale in a League One match which ended 0–0.[8] He signed a two-year professional contract with the club in October 2018.[6]

Cooney signed for Premier League club Burnley on 15 July 2019 on a one-year contract with the option of a further year, initially joining the under-23 team.[9]

On 2 January 2020, Cooney joined Morecambe on loan until the end of the season.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 28 January 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bury 2016–17[11] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[8] League One 12 0 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 14 0
2018–19[12] League Two 9 0 0 0 0 0 6[a] 0 15 0
Total 21 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 29 0
Burnley 2019–20[13] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Morecambe (loan) 2019–20[13] League Two 5 0 5 0
Career total 26 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 34 0
  1. ^ a b Appearances in EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club list of registered players: As at 18th May 2019: Bury" (PDF). English Football League. p. 71. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Ryan Cooney". ESPN FC. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Ryan Cooney". Bury F.C. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Ryan Cooney". Burnley F.C. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  5. ^ "R. Cooney: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Pro contract for Cooney!". Bury F.C. 13 April 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Youth team 2016/17 season review". Bury F.C. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Games played by Ryan Cooney in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Ryan in the Clarets' shake-up". Burnley F.C. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Morecambe sign Toumani Diagouraga, Jordan Slew, Adam Phillips & Ryan Cooney". BBC Sport. 2 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Games played by Ryan Cooney in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Games played by Ryan Cooney in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Games played by Ryan Cooney in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 July 2019.

External links[edit]

  • Profile on the Burnley F.C. website