Lewis playing for Maidstone United in 2017
|Full name||Stuart Allan Lewis|
|Date of birth||15 October 1987|
|Place of birth||Welwyn Garden City, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
(on loan from Ebbsfleet United)
|2010–2011||Dagenham & Redbridge||10||(0)|
|2010–2011||→ Wycombe Wanderers (loan)||25||(2)|
|2017–||→ Maidstone United (loan)||9||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 March 2017 (UTC).
Born in Welwyn Garden City, Lewis has lived in Turnford, Hertfordshire since birth. He played youth football for Wormley youth U8-U10s. While playing U10s he captained the league representative team, winning the interleague cup.
Lewis joined for Norwich City Academy in 1995, and moved to the Arsenal Academy in 1998. During his time at Arsenal he captained the U10s to U16s also representing the England Youth team. He played six games for the U16s squad, winning the Victory Shield in 2002 and captaining the team in 2003 on tour to Northern Ireland. Furthermore, he played twice for the England U17s. He joined the Tottenham Hotspur youth system in 2004 on a scholarship contract.
In 2005, he signed a two-year professional contract. After signing his contract Lewis went on to regularly captain the Tottenham U18s youth team. Notably playing in the FA Youth Cup semi-final team, whilst playing alongside players who were a year older.
He progressed to the Tottenham reserve team, where he played regularly. In 2006, won the Premier Reserve League South.
Move to Barnet
Lewis wanted to play first team football. In 2007, he left Tottenham to join Barnet on 31 January 2007, where he made his Bees debut against Torquay United on 3 February. On 22 March, he was released by Barnet and he subsequently signed for Stevenage Borough.
Lewis signed for Gillingham on 28 January 2008, alongside Barry Fuller, both men linking up again with former Stevenage manager Mark Stimson. He made his debut for Gillingham in the 2–0 away defeat to Tranmere Rovers on 29 January 2008. Lewis played for Gillingham in the 2009 Football League Two play-off Final at the new Wembley Stadium, gaining promotion to League One after beating Shrewsbury Town 1–0.
Dagenham & Redbridge
After making 10 appearances for the "Daggers", on 22 November, he was sent on a one-month loan to Wycombe Wanderers. The deal was extended by a further month on 21 December, and the following month Lewis' contract with Dagenham was cancelled by mutual consent and he joined Wycombe on an 18-month contract. After signing a permanent deal for Wycombe in January 2011 Lewis went on to be an integral part of the team which gained automatic promotion to league one in 2011.
Wycombe were relegated to League Two in 2012. Lewis remained at the club, making over 150 first-team appearances and being named Players' Player of the Season and Wycombe Wanderers supporters association Player of the Year in 2012–13.
Maidstone United (loan)
On 19 January 2017 Lewis joined National League outfit Maidstone United on loan until the end of the season. He made his debut against Torquay United on 21 January, with his performance in the 2–1 victory winning him the man-of-the-match award.
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- "Flown from the nest: Stuart Lewis". Flown from the Nest. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
- BBC (1 February 2007). "Barnet snap up Tottenham's Lewis". BBC News. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
- Finnish success for Cs
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- "Lewis contract cancelled by mutual consent". daggers.co.uk. Dagenham & Redbridge F.C. 24 January 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
- "Blues seal permanent deal for Lewis". wycombewanderers.co.uk. Wycombe Wanderers F.C. 24 January 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
- "Lewis moves to Ebbsfleet". Sky Sports. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
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