Sam Woods (footballer)

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Sam Woods
Personal information
Full name Samuel John Woods[1]
Date of birth (1998-09-11) 11 September 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Hamilton Academical
(on loan from Crystal Palace)
Number 12
Youth career
Crystal Palace
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Crystal Palace 0 (0)
2020–Hamilton Academical (loan) 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:39, 11 February 2020 (UTC)

Samuel Woods (born 11 September 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays for Scottish Premiership club Hamilton Academical, on loan from Premier League club Crystal Palace, as a defender.

Early life[edit]

Woods was born on 11 September 1998 and supported Crystal Palace as a child.[2]

Career[edit]

Woods began his youth career with Crystal Palace and worked his way through the club's academy programme.[2] He made his senior debut on 31 October 2018 as a 78th-minute substitute for Pape Souaré in an away 0–1 defeat to Middlesbrough in a fourth round EFL Cup tie.[2][3] He made his first senior start on 27 August 2019 in a home 0–0 draw in the same competition against Colchester United, which Palace lost after a penalty shoot-out.[4][5]

In October 2019, Woods signed a contract extension until June 2021.[6]

On 22 January 2020, Woods signed on loan with Hamilton Academical until the end of the 2019–20 season.[7] He scored on his debut, on 25 January, in a 4–2 loss at home to Livingston.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 11 February 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Crystal Palace 2018–19[9] Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2019–20[10] Premier League 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Total 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0
Hamilton Academical 2019–20[10] Scottish Premiership 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1
Career total 3 1 1 0 2 0 6 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018/19 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "All You Need to Know About Sam Woods". cpfc.co.uk. 1 November 2018. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  3. ^ Woosnam, Matt (1 November 2018). "Sam Woods' pride as he makes Crystal Palace debut". South London Press. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Crystal Palace 0–0 Colchester United". BBC Sport. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Palace exit Carabao Cup". CPFC. 27 August 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Development duo Woods and Dreher extend contracts". Crystal Palace F.C. 25 October 2019. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Sam Woods joins Hamilton Academical on loan". Crystal Palace F.C. 22 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  8. ^ Lindsay, Clive (25 January 2020). "Hamilton Academical 2–4 Livingston". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Games played by Sam Woods in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Games played by Sam Woods in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 August 2019.

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