Lewis Gibson (footballer)

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Lewis Gibson
Personal information
Full name Lewis Jack Gibson[1]
Date of birth (2000-07-19) 19 July 2000 (age 20)
Place of birth Durham, England[2]
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[3]
Playing position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Reading
(on loan from Everton)
Number 15
Youth career
2010–2017 Newcastle United
2017–2019 Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Everton 0 (0)
2020Fleetwood Town (loan) 9 (0)
2020–Reading (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2016–2017 England U17 12 (0)
2017–2018 England U18 3 (0)
2019– England U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:10, 22 September 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:26, 2 February 2020 (UTC)

Lewis Jack Gibson (born 19 July 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Reading, on loan from Everton.

Club career[edit]

Gibson came through the academy of Newcastle United before joining fellow Premier League club Everton in July 2017.[4]

On 31 January 2020, Gibson joined League One side Fleetwood Town on loan until the end of the season.[5][6] A day later, he made his senior debut as Fleetwood defeated Doncaster Rovers 2–1.[7]

On 22 September 2020 he signed on loan for Reading.[8]

International career[edit]

Gibson has represented England at under-17, under-18 and under-20 level and was part of the side who lifted the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017.[6]

Honours[edit]

England U17

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 6 July 2020
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
Everton U23 2019–20[11] 3[a] 0 3 0
Everton 2019–20[11] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fleetwood Town (loan) 2019–20[11] EFL League One 9 0 0 0 0 0 2[b] 0 11 0
Career total 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 14 0
  1. ^ Appearances in EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearances in the Play-Offs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League clubs publish 2019/20 retained lists". Premier League. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  2. ^ Lewis Gibson at Soccerbase
  3. ^ Lewis Gibson at Soccerway
  4. ^ "Lewis Gibson leaves Newcastle United and signs three-year deal with Everton". chroniclelive.co.uk/. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Lewis Gibson, Barrie McKay and Isak Thorvaldsson join Fleetwood on loan". 31 January 2020 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ a b "Lewis Gibson joins the Cod Army on loan from Everton". Fleetwood Town F.C. 31 January 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Fleetwood Town 2-1 Doncaster Rovers". BBC. 1 February 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  8. ^ "✒️ Lewis Gibson completes loan move to the Madejski". www.readingfc.co.uk.
  9. ^ "England win U17 World Cup: Young Lions fight back to beat Spain in final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Spain 2–2 England: Line-ups". UEFA. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  11. ^ a b c "Games played by Lewis Gibson in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm.