Toby Sibbick

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Toby Sibbick
Personal information
Full name Toby Sean Sibbick[1]
Date of birth (1999-05-23) 23 May 1999 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Isleworth, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.89 m)[3]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Heart of Midlothian
(on loan from Barnsley)
Youth career
00000000 Feltham
2014–2017 AFC Wimbledon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2019 AFC Wimbledon 26 (0)
2019– Barnsley 18 (0)
2020–Heart of Midlothian (loan) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:44, 26 December 2019

Toby Peter Sibbick (born 23 May 1999) is an English footballer who plays for Heart of Midlothian, on loan from Barnsley.

Early life[edit]

Born to a Ugandan mother and an English father. Toby grew up in Feltham, west London.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Sibbick began his career with AFC Wimbledon and made his professional debut on 17 April 2017 in a 0–0 draw against Peterborough United.[4] Sibbick can operate in mainly defensive positions but has the footballing ability to play further forward if needed. He scored his first goals for Wimbledon when he scored twice in an EFL Trophy tie against Tottenham Hotspur Under-23s on 3 October 2017.[5]

On 26 January 2019, Sibbick came off the bench scored the fourth goal against West Ham in the FA Cup fourth round to seal a famous 4-2 win for AFC Wimbledon.[6]

Sibbick signed for Barnsley in the summer of 2019. He then moved on loan to Scottish club Heart of Midlothian in January 2020.[7][8]

Style of play[edit]

Sibbick is well known for his versatility, work-rate, and fitness levels, in mainly defending but also the attacking sense. He is described as, "So comfortable on the ball. As he can also get up and down the pitch brilliantly." and "Tall, athletic and has the ability to easily beat his man and find a teammate."[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 02 February 2020[10]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
AFC Wimbledon 2016–17 League One 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2017–18 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 5 2
2018–19 23 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 13 1
Totals 26 0 2 1 2 0 0 7 2 37 3
Barnsley 2019-20 Championship 16 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 18 0
Totals 16 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 18 0
Heart of Midlothian 2019-20 Scottish Premiership 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career Totals 46 0 3 1 3 0 0 7 2 57 3
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained List 2016–17" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Profile". 11v11. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Toby Sibbick". AFC Wimbledon. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  4. ^ "AFC Wimbledon 0–0 Peterborough". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Parrett decides Trophy thriller against his old club Spurs". AFC Wimbledon. 3 October 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  6. ^ "AFC Wimbledon 4-2 West Ham in the FA Cup fourth round". BBC Sport. 26 January 2019. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  7. ^ "SIBBICK JOINS HEARTS". Heart of Midlothian FC. 24 January 2020. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  8. ^ McLauchlin, Brian (24 January 2020). "Hearts close to Liam Boyce deal as Toby Sibbick joins on loan". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  9. ^ https://www.afcwimbledon.co.uk/news/2016/august/toby-signs-pro-deal/
  10. ^ "Toby Sibbick Profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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