Sam McCallum

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Sam McCallum
Personal information
Full name Sam Benjamin McCallum[1]
Date of birth (2000-09-02) 2 September 2000 (age 19)[2]
Place of birth Canterbury, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Coventry City (on loan from Norwich City)
Number 31
Youth career
2017–2018 Herne Bay
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2020 Coventry City 25 (2)
2020– Norwich City 0 (0)
2020–Coventry City (loan) 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:09, 16 February 2020 (UTC)

Sam Benjamin McCallum (born 2 September 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for League One club Coventry City, on loan from Norwich City of the Premier League.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

McCallum was born in Canterbury, Kent[3] and attended Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in Canterbury. McCallum started his career at non-League club Herne Bay before moving to League One club Coventry City in August 2018 after being at Jamie Vardy's V9 Academy.[4]

In November 2018, he made his debut in a EFL Trophy defeat against Cheltenham Town coming on as an 81st minute substitute for Brandon Mason.[5]

McCallum broke through into the Coventry first team and made a total of 35 appearances and scoring 3 goals.[citation needed]

Norwich City[edit]

On 31 January 2020, McCallum signed for Norwich City for a reported fee of £3,500,000 and immediately loaned back to Coventry until the end of the season. Norwich signed McCallum amid interest from other Premier League teams such as Liverpool and Leicester City.[6][7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 15 February 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
Coventry City 2018–19[8] League One 7 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 8 0
2019–20[9] 18 2 5 1 2 0 2[a] 0 27 3
Total 25 2 5 1 2 0 3 0 35 3
Norwich City 2019–20[9] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coventry City (loan) 2019–20[9] League One 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 29 2 5 1 2 0 3 0 39 3
  1. ^ a b Appearances in EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squad lists for 2019/20 Premier League". Premier League. 6 February 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Sam McCallum: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  3. ^ "S. McCallum: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Sam McCallum Joins Sky Blues". Coventry City F.C. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Cheltenham Town 2-0 Sky Blues". Coventry City F.C. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  6. ^ "City agree deal to sign Sam McCallum". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  7. ^ Turner, Andy (31 January 2020). "Confirmed: Sam McCallum completes Premier League move". coventrytelegraph. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Games played by Sam McCallum in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "Games played by Sam McCallum in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 August 2019.