Karl Hawley

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Karl Hawley
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Personal information
Full name Karl Leon Hawley
Date of birth (1981-12-06) 6 December 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth Walsall, England
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Sutton Coldfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Walsall 1 (0)
2002–2003Raith Rovers (loan) 17 (7)
2003Hereford United (loan) 6 (1)
2003Raith Rovers (loan) 9 (2)
2004 Hednesford Town 1 (0)
2004–2007 Carlisle United 118 (47)
2007–2009 Preston North End 30 (3)
2008Northampton Town (loan) 11 (2)
2009Colchester United (loan) 4 (0)
2009–2012 Notts County 81 (5)
2012Crawley Town (loan) 4 (0)
2012–2013 Scunthorpe United 39 (11)
2013–2014 Torquay United 27 (3)
2014–2015 Alfreton Town 33 (10)
2015–2016 Stourbridge 46 (24)
2017 Boston United 19 (3)
2017–2018 Stafford Rangers
2018– Sutton Coldfield 3 (0)
National team
2004–2005 England C 2 (0)
Teams managed
2016 Mansfield Town (first team coach)
2017 Boston United (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 April 2018

Karl Leon Hawley (born 6 December 1981) is an English professional footballer who plays for Sutton Coldfield.[1] He has represented the England C team.

Career[edit]

Born in Walsall, West Midlands, Hawley started his career for his hometown team Walsall but only played one league game. While at the Bescot Stadium he also spent loan spells at Raith Rovers and Hereford United, where he scored once against Burton Albion.[2]

After his release by Walsall in 2004, Hawley joined Southern Football League side Hednesford Town, but only made one start for the Pitmen, playing in a league game against Hinckley United. He was again released towards the end of the 2003–04 season. Hawley joined Conference team Carlisle United in the summer of 2004 and played a part in their return to the Football League. He was the League Two top scorer in the 2005–06 season, forming a successful partnership with Michael Bridges as Carlisle achieved a second successive promotion to League One. Hawley was voted League Two Fans' Player of the Year and was part of the League Two Team of the Year.[3] In May 2007, Hawley was offered an improved contract by Carlisle manager Neil McDonald, but Hawley rejected the offer and left the club on 11 May 2007.[4] In three seasons for Carlisle United he was the club's top scorer.

He signed for Championship side Preston North End on 14 June 2007, on a three-year contract.[5]

After making 26 appearance and 3 goals in League and 2 in FA Cup at his first season for Preston, Hawley suffered poor forms for Preston in his second season and get less playing time under manager Alan Irvine. Also during his time at Preston, Hawley also struggled to replicate the goalscoring form he showed at Carlisle and joined Northampton Town for a one months loan[6] where he made 11 appearance and scoring two. Afterwards, Hawley returned to the club despite Northampton Town was keen to extend his contract.[7] Afterwards his loan finish with Northampton, Hawley returns to Preston and as made just five substitute appearances in the League and 2 starts in League Cup and eventually Hawley join Colchester United on month loan deal along with Neal Trotman and made 4 appearance.

He signed for League Two side Notts County on 3 August 2009, on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee to revive his career.[8] In his first season for Preston, Hawley made total of 38 appearance(31 in League, 6 in FA Cup, 1 in League Cup and 1 in Football League Trophy) and scoring 4 (3 in league and 1 in FA Cup). Under manager of Cotterill, Short, Paul Ince and Martin Allen, Hawley fell out with favour due to that he has struggled to make an impact for Notts County and his poor performance struck again. In May 2012 he was released by Notts County, along with 12 other players.[9]

On 31 January 2012 Hawley signed, on loan until the end of season, for Crawley Town.[10] However, Hawley made four appearance and return to Notts County, with another disappointing loan spell.

Having been released, Hawley went on a trial at Doncaster Rovers.[11] On 7 September 2012, he signed a short-term deal with League 1 side Scunthorpe United.[12] At Scunthorpe United, Hawley made an impressive display at the club, with five goals in seventeen appearance. In January, Hawley signed a new contract, with the club until the end of the season[13] as his old deal expires in January.[14]

On 1 July 2013 Hawley signed a two-year deal with Torquay United, scoring 3 goals in 30 appearances. However, on 29 August 2014, Hawley and the club agreed to terminate his contract by mutual consent. On 5 September 2014 Hawley signed a one-year deal with Conference Premier Alfreton Town. On 11 October 2014 Hawley scored two goals for Alfreton against him former club in a 4–2 home win in front of the BT Sport cameras. At the end of the season Alfreton chose not to give Hawley a new contract.

In the summer of 2015 Hawley signed for Stourbridge.

2017 karl retired from football

Coaching career[edit]

After a successful spell at Stourbridge he left at the end of the season for League 2 side Mansfield Town to become a first team coach.

On 30 October 2017, Hawley was hired as a temporary manager. He left the job again on 12 November 2017.[15]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 16 December 2017
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
Walsall 2000–01[16] Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 2 0
2001–02[17] First Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2002–03[18] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003–04[19] 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Walsall total 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
Raith Rovers (loan) 2002–03[18] Scottish Second Division 17 7 3 1 1 0 0 0 21 8
Hereford United (loan) 2002–03[18] Football Conference 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
Raith Rovers (loan) 2003–04[19] Scottish First Division 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 2
Hednesford Town 2003–04[20] SFL - Premier Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Carlisle United 2004–05[21] Conference National 40 13 4 0 3[b] 0 47 13
2005–06[22] League Two 46 22 1 0 1 0 7[a] 4 55 26
2006–07[23] League One 32 12 1 0 2 0 0 0 35 12
Carlisle total 118 47 6 0 3 0 10 4 137 51
Preston North End 2007–08[24] Championship 25 3 3 2 1 0 29 5
2008–09[25] 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0
Preston total 30 3 3 2 3 0 0 0 36 5
Northampton Town (loan) 2008–09[25] League One 11 2 0 0 0 0 11 2
Colchester United (loan) 2008–09[25] League One 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Notts County 2009–10[26] League Two 31 3 5 1 1 0 1[a] 0 38 4
2010–11[27] League One 24 0 4 0 0 0 1[a] 0 29 0
2011–12[28] 26 2 3 2 1 0 1[a] 1 31 5
Notts County total 81 5 12 3 2 0 3 1 98 9
Crawley Town (loan) 2011–12[28] League Two 4 0 0 0 4 0
Scunthorpe United 2012–13[29] League One 39 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 40 11
Torquay United 2013–14[30] League Two 27 3 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 30 3
Alfreton Town 2014–15[31] Conference Premier 34 10 2 1 2[c] 0 38 11
Stourbridge 2015–16 NPL - Premier Division 46 24 3 1 3[c] 0 52 25
Rushall Olympic 2016–17 NPL - Premier Division ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Boston United 2016–17[31] National League North 10 2 0 0 0 0 10 2
2017–18[31] 9 1 1 0 0 0 10 1
Boston total 19 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 3
Career total 447 118 33 8 11 0 21 5 512 131
  1. ^ a b c d e f Appearances in the Football League Trophy
  2. ^ One appearance in the FA Trophy and two in the Conference National play-offs
  3. ^ a b Appearances in the FA Trophy

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Carlisle United[32]

Individual[edit]

Stourbridge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Toothy gets his man‚ pitchero.com, 6 February 2018
  2. ^ "Hereford 4–0 Burton Albion". BBC. 5 April 2003. Retrieved 27 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Gerrard named player of the year". BBC Sport. 23 April 2006. Retrieved 5 July 2006.
  4. ^ "Hawley and Murphy leave Carlisle". BBC Sport. 11 May 2007. Retrieved 11 May 2007.
  5. ^ "Preston capture Carlisle's Hawley". BBC Sport. 14 June 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2007.
  6. ^ "Cobblers capture Hawley". Sky Sports. 11 September 2008. Retrieved 11 September 2008.
  7. ^ "Hawley back at Deepdale". 17 November 2008. Retrieved 17 November 2008.
  8. ^ "Hawley Joins Magpies". PNEFC. 3 August 2009. Archived from the original on 17 August 2009. Retrieved 3 August 2009.
  9. ^ "Curle Confirms Retained List". Notts county FC. 9 May 2012. Archived from the original on 11 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  10. ^ "Striker Hawley joins Reds". Crawley Town FC Homepage. 31 January 2012. Archived from the original on 9 February 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
  11. ^ "Saunders wants Bennett deal". Sky Sports. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  12. ^ "Scunthorpe United sign Karl Hawley and Leon Clarke". BBC Sport. 7 September 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Karl Hawley extends Scunthorpe United deal". BBC Sport. 8 January 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  14. ^ "Scunthorpe United close on Karl Hawley deal". BBC Sport. 2 January 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  15. ^ Chairman welcomes new manager‚ bostonunited.co.uk, 12 November 2017
  16. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2000/2001". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  18. ^ a b c "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2002/2003". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  19. ^ a b "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  20. ^ "Karl Howley". Aylesbury United F.C. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  21. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  22. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  23. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  24. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  25. ^ a b c "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  26. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  27. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  28. ^ a b "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  29. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  30. ^ "Games played by Karl Hawley in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  31. ^ a b c Karl Hawley at Soccerway. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  32. ^ "Conference Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.
  33. ^ "Individual Awards". Coludaybyday.co.uk.
  34. ^ a b "Hat-Trick of Awards for Karl!". stourbridgefc.com.

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