Shaun Jeffers

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Shaun Jeffers
Shaun Jeffers 26-04-2014 1.jpg
Jeffers playing for Newport County in 2014
Personal information
Full name Shaun Elliot Jeffers[1]
Date of birth (1992-04-14) 14 April 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Bedford, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Chelmsford City
Youth career
Coventry City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Coventry City 6 (0)
2010–2011 Cheltenham Town (loan) 22 (1)
2011 Cambridge United (loan) 2 (0)
2012 Tamworth (loan) 6 (0)
2013–2014 Peterborough United 8 (1)
2014–2015 Newport County 35 (2)
2014 Brackley Town (loan) 7 (2)
2015–2016 Yeovil Town 25 (1)
2016 Woking (loan) 1 (0)
2016– Chelmsford City 19 (14)
National team
2010–2011 England U19 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:03, 11 December 2016 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:07, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

Shaun Elliot Jeffers (born 14 April 1992) is an English professional football player who plays as a forward for Chelmsford City.

Club career[edit]

Coventry City[edit]

Jeffers made his professional debut, for Coventry City, on 12 August 2009, in a 1–0 Football League Cup defeat to Hartlepool United. He went on to make his Football League Championship debut three days later as a substitute in a 2–0 win against Barnsley. At the end of the 2009–10 season, Jeffers signed a new deal with the club.[2]

Then, at the end of the 2010–11 season, Jeffers was offered a new deal for another year,[3] which he signed a two-year deal on 20 June 2011.[4]

Shaun was released from the club on 15 May 2013.[5]

Loan spells[edit]

On 6 August 2010, Jeffers moved on loan to Football League Two side Cheltenham Town to gain first team experience, the move was an initial one-month deal, which could be extended further.[6] He made his debut for in the opening game of the season, on 7 August 2010, against Gillingham coming on a substitute.[7] His first professional goal came in a 6–4 reverse at Rotherham United, less than two minutes after Jeffers had entered the pitch as a substitute.[8]

After making four appearance and scoring once, Jeffers had his loan with Cheltenham Town extended until 1 January.[9] Later in his Cheltenham Town career, Jeffers had mostly make appearance by coming on as a substitute in the second half and by January, Jeffers loan spell with the club extended.[10] A few weeks later, Jeffers returned to the Coventry City on 31 January 2011.[11]

On 17 February 2011, Jeffers joined Cambridge United on loan for twenty eight days.[12] He made his debut on 18 February 2010, against Kidderminster Harriers coming on a substitute. Jeffers returned to Coventry City on 21 March 2011. He was recalled so caretaker manager Andy Thorn could assess Jeffers along with the whole squad during a two-week international break.[13]

On the last day of the summer transfer window, Jeffers signed for Tamworth on a one-month loan deal.[14] Having not earning games, Jeffers returned to his parent club.[15]

Peterborough United[edit]

In July 2013, it was reported that Jeffers went on trial at Tranmere Rovers and had played several matches for Tranmere as a trialist. His performance there was successful and he was offered a contract.[16] However, Jeffers rejected a contract offer from Tranmere due to not being offered accommodation as part of the deal, much to Tranmere manager Ronnie Moore's surprise.[17] Jeffers signed for League One side Peterborough United on 16 October 2013.[18] He made his debut three days later, replacing Britt Assombalonga in the 88th minute of a 1–0 win against Shrewsbury Town.[19] He scored his first goals for the club on 7 December, scoring twice in a 5–0 win against Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup.[20] On 26 December, he scored against former club Coventry in a 4–2 defeat.[21]

Newport County[edit]

On 28 January 2014 Jeffers joined Newport County as part of the deal that took Conor Washington to Peterborough United.[22] He made his debut for Newport County on 15 February 2014 versus Hartlepool. In September 2014 he joined Brackley Town on loan. Jeffers scored his first football league goal for Newport County in the 3–2 win against Carlisle United on 29 November 2014. He was released by Newport in May 2015 at the end of his contract.[23]

Yeovil Town[edit]

On 23 June 2015, Jeffers signed for League Two side Yeovil Town on a one-year contract after his release from Newport County.[24]

On 2 February 2016, Jeffers joined National League side Woking on a 28-day loan.[25] On 6 February 2016, Jeffers made his Woking debut featuring in a 1–0 victory over Oxford City in the FA Trophy, before being replaced by Matt Robinson with 13 minutes remaining.[26]

He was released by Yeovil at the end of the 2015–16 season.[27]

Chelmsford City[edit]

On 3 August 2016, Jeffers signed for National League South side Chelmsford City, after a successful trial.[28] Jeffers went on to score his first goal against Margate with an impressive bicycle kick also going on to win the 'Man Of The Match' award. [29]

On 29 October 2016, Jeffers picked up his 10th goal of the campaign when scoring a penalty against Concord Rangers.[30]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 10 December 2016.[31]
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
Coventry City 2009–10[32] Championship 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
2010–11[33] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–12[34] Championship 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
2012–13[35] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
Cheltenham Town (loan) 2010–11[33] League Two 22 1 1 0 1 1 1[a] 0 25 2
Cambridge United (loan) 2010–11[33] Conference Premier 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Tamworth (loan) 2012–13[35] Conference Premier 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Peterborough United 2013–14[36] League One 8 1 1 2 0 0 2[a] 0 11 3
Newport County 2013–14[36] League Two 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2014–15[37] League Two 21 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 22 3
Total 35 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 36 3
Yeovil Town 2015–16[38] League Two 25 1 3 1 1 0 3[a] 1 32 3
Woking (loan) 2015–16[38] National League 1 0 2[b] 1 3 1
Chelmsford City 2016–17[39] National League South 19 14 1 0 3[c] 0 23 14
Career total 124 19 7 3 4 2 11 2 146 26
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in Football League Trophy
  2. ^ One appearance in FA Trophy, one appearance and one goal in Surrey Senior Cup
  3. ^ One appearance in FA Trophy, two appearances in Essex Senior Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Football League Retained List". The Football League. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Callum Wilson signs professional deal at Coventry City". BBC Sport. 18 May 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Andy Thorn eyes summer targets once transfer embargo is lifted". Coventry Telegraph. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Trio sign new Coventry City deals". Coventry Telegraph. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sky Blues release four players". CCFC Official Site. 15 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cheltenham Town | News | Latest News | Latest News | Striker Shaun Jeffers arrives on loan". Ctfc.com. 6 August 2010. Archived from the original on 7 August 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  7. ^ "BBC Sport – Football – Gillingham 1–1 Cheltenham". BBC News. 7 August 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  8. ^ "Rotherham 6–4 Cheltenham". BBC Sport. 21 August 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  9. ^ "Coventry striker Shaun Jeffers extends Cheltenham loan". BBC Sport. 2 September 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Jermaine Grandison returns to Coventry City after impressive loan stint". Coventry Telegraph. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Shaun Jeffers returns to Coventry City". Coventry Telegraph. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Coventry City teenager Shaun Jeffers joins Cambridge". BBC Sport. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "Shaun Jeffers returns to Coventry City". Coventry Telegraph. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  14. ^ "Tamworth: Jeffers, Mukendi, Girvan and Baldock sign". BBC Sport. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  15. ^ "Taylor-made move for new boy Greg". Tamworth Herald. 5 October 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  16. ^ "Trialists offered Rovers deal". Coventry Telegraph. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  17. ^ "Jeffers rejects Rovers offer". Sky Sports. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  18. ^ "Peterborough United sign striker Shaun Jeffers" BBC Sport. 16 October 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  19. ^ "Peterborough United 1–0 Shrewsbury Town" BBC Sport. 19 October 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  20. ^ "Peterborough United 5–0 Tranmere Rovers" BBC Sport. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  21. ^ "Coventry City 4–2 Peterborough United" BBC Sport. 26 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  22. ^ Newport County sign Jeffers
  23. ^ Newport players released
  24. ^ "Shaun Jeffers: Yeovil Town sign ex-Newport County striker". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  25. ^ "Striker joins on loan from Yeovil Town". Woking F.C. 2 February 2016. 
  26. ^ "Woking 1 - 0 Oxford City". Woking F.C. 6 February 2016. 
  27. ^ "Way announced retained list". Yeovil Town F.C. 16 May 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  28. ^ "Jeffers Signs Ahead of Truro Trip". The Clarets Online. Chelmsford City F.C. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  29. ^ "Stringer Marks First Home Game With a Win". Chelmsford City F.C. 
  30. ^ "City Made to Settle for a Point Against Concord". The Clarets Online. Chelmsford City F.C. 
  31. ^ "Shaun Jeffers". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  32. ^ "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  33. ^ a b c "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  34. ^ "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  35. ^ a b "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  36. ^ a b "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  37. ^ "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  38. ^ a b "Games played by Shaun Jeffers in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  39. ^ "S. Jeffers". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 

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