Zech Medley

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Zech Medley
Personal information
Full name Zechariah Joshua Henry Medley[1]
Date of birth (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Greenwich, England
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 47
Youth career
2008–2016 Chelsea
2016– Arsenal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Arsenal 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:29, 29 November 2018 (UTC)

Zechariah Joshua Henry Medley (born 9 July 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Arsenal in the Premier League.


Born in Greenwich, South London, Medley joined the youth academy at Chelsea when he was eight years old.[2] Upon leaving Chelsea, he joined the youth academy at Arsenal in December 2016.[3] He captained the Arsenal under-18's at the beginning of the 2017–18 season before moving to the under-23 side.[2]

On 22 October 2018, Medley appeared on the bench for the Arsenal senior side for the first time in a Premier League match against Leicester City.[4] A month later, on 29 November, Medley made his senior competitive debut for Arsenal in the Europa League against Vorskla Poltava. He came on as a 60th-minute substitute for Rob Holding.[5]

International career[edit]

Born in England, Medley is of Jamaican descent.[6] He is a youth international for England.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 13 December 2018[7]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal 2018–19 Premier League 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Career total 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0


  1. ^ "2018/19 Premier League squads confirmed". www.premierleague.com.
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Andy (22 October 2018). "Zech Medley: Who is the academy star on the Arsenal bench tonight? Where does he play?". Express. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Zech Medley joins Arsenal after successful trial – where does he fit?". Daily Cannon. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City". Soccerway.
  5. ^ "Vorskla vs Arsenal". Soccerway.
  6. ^ "Arsenal Planning To Offer New Contract To Promising Nigerian Defender:: All Nigeria Soccer - The Complete Nigerian Football Portal". www.allnigeriasoccer.com.
  7. ^ Zech Medley at Soccerway

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