Zak Mills

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Zak Mills
Personal information
Full name Zachary Louvaine Mills[1]
Date of birth (1992-05-28) 28 May 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Morecambe
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Histon 116 (5)
2014–2016 Boston United 75 (7)
2016–2018 Grimsby Town 58 (0)
2018– Morecambe 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:31, 20 August 2018 (UTC)

Zachary Louvaine Mills[2] (born 28 May 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays for Morecambe, as a right back.

Career[edit]

Born in Peterborough, Mills played non-League football for Histon and Boston United,[3] before signing for League Two club Grimsby Town in June 2016.[4] He made his Grimsby debut in the EFL Trophy on 30 August 2016, after suffering a hamstring injury in pre-season.[5] He was released by Grimsby at the end of the 2017–18 season.[6] In June 2018 it was announced that he would sign for Morecambe on a one-year contract on 1 July 2018, alongside Rhys Oates.[7]

Playing style[edit]

Mills plays primarily as a right back, but can also play elsewhere in defence or midfield.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 August 2018
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Histon 2010–11[3] 39 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 40 1
2011–12[3] 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 1
2012–13[3] 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0
2013–14[3] 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 3
Total 116 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 117 5
Boston United 2013–14[3] 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
2014–15[3] 38 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 40 3
2015–16[3] 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 3
Total 75 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 77 7
Grimsby Town 2016–17[9] 30 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 34 0
2017–18[10] 28 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 32 0
Total 58 0 1 0 1 0 6 0 66 0
Morecambe 2018–19[11] 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 252 12 2 0 1 0 8 0 263 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained List 2016-17" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/06/2015 and 30/06/2015". The Football Association. p. 5. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Zak Mills at Soccerway. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Zak Mills: Grimsby Town sign Boston defender on two-year deal". BBC Sport. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Wood, Liam (1 September 2016). "Hurst encouraged by Mills after Mariners debut". Grimsby Telegraph. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "James McKeown: Grimsby Town offer new deal to goalkeeper and release 11". BBC Sport. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Morecambe: Rhys Oates and Zak Mills sign on free transfers". BBC Sport. 21 June 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  8. ^ Dannatt, Matt (16 June 2016). "Zak Mills: I am a versatile signing for Grimsby Town". Grimsby Telegraph. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Zak Mills in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Zak Mills in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 4 February 2018. 
  11. ^ "Games played by Zak Mills in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 30 June 2018.