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Ben Godfrey

Everton FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
*(actual F 1: A 0)
100% successful

2021

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
119

Timeline
  Benjamin Matthew Godfrey

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored while the player was on the field.)

Birth Thursday, 15 January 1998 in York, North Yorkshire [registered in York, February 1998].
Attended Archbishop Holgate's School in York

Source

Jack Rollin's TheSun Yearbook [2019] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began his career with York & District under-13's alongside York City FC's youth system, moving to the Middlesbrough FC youth academy in the summer of 2011. He was released from the Teesside club and failed trials with Leeds United AFC and Sheffield Wednesday FC before returning to York at under-15 level and becoming the under-18 captain and breaking into the first team. On 15 January 2016, Godfrey signed for Norwich City FC for an undisclosed fee and played in their Academy side before breaking into the first team again. On 24 August 2017, Godfrey signed a loan deal with Shrewsbury Town FC that would last the season. Returned to Carrow Road to cement his first team place. Joined Everton FC on 5 October 2020 for £20 million.

League honours
151+21 appearances, 6 goals
one red card
(two FLT red cards)
York City FC 2015-16 five+seven appearances, one goal
debut (league two): 18 August 2015 York City FC 1 Yeovil Town FC 0.
Norwich City FC 2017-20 59+seven appearances, four goals
debut (championship): (sub) 28 January 2017 Norwich City FC 2 Birmingham City FC 0
Shrewsbury Town FC 2017-18 loan 35+five appearances, one goal
debut (league one): 26 August 2017 Oxford United 1 Shrewsbury Town FC 1
Everton FC 2020-22 52+two appearances
debut: (sub) 17 October 2020 Everton FC 2 Liverpool FC 2.
Club honours Football League Trophy runners-up 2017-18;
Football League Championship winners 2018-19;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 0", 11st. 6lb. [2021]

Source

Jack Rollin's The Sun Yearbook [2020] & Soccerbase.

England Career

Player number The 1260th player to appear for England.
BME Number The 100th BME player at Senior level.
Position(s) Central defender, right-back
First match No. 1012, 2 June 2021, England 1 Austria 0, a pre-European Championship Finals warm-up friendly match at The Riverside Stadium, Middlehaven, Middlesbrough, substitute (60:56), aged 23 years 138 days.
Last match No. 1013, 6 June 2021, England 1 Romania 0, a pre-European Championship Finals warm-up friendly match at The Riverside Stadium, Middlehaven, Middlesbrough, substitute (64:44), aged 23 years 142 days.
Major tournaments UEFA European Championship Finals 2020 (provisional);
Major honours None
Individual honours England U21 (eight+one appearances, one goal, 2019-21)
England U20
(two appearances 2019)
Distinctions Also eligible to play for Jamaica through his grandfather.


The Numbers

Squads Apps comp. apps starts substitute unused minutes
1 2 0 1 ▲1
▼0
0 119 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 0 2 1.00 0.00 100.0 +2

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 0 2 1.00 0.00 100.0 +2

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Blue 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Friendly 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2 0 2 1.00 0.00 100.0 +2

Tournament Record

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
  0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

 
Age 21 under 20  
two appearances - Poland & Portugal March 2019.
under 21  
three appearances - Turkey (▲) & Kosovo September 2019. Albania November 2019.

Age 22 under 21  
four appearances - Kosovo & Austria September 2020. Turkey October 2020. Albania November 2020.

Age 23 under 21  
two appearances - Switzerland & Portugal March 2021.

 Club: Everton F.C. - two full appearances (119 min)

manager: Gareth Southgate - two full appearances (119 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Godfrey was chosen for the 2020 European Championship Finals provisional squad of 33 players, but was one of the seven players that were cut from the Finals squad submitted to UEFA the day before his debut.

1 1013 2 June 2021 - England 1 Austria 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
Fr HW (1-0) 61 14

The 1260th player to appear for England.
the seventieth player from Everton to represent England
The 100th BME player at Senior level.

2 1014 6 June 2021 - England 1 Romania 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
Fr HW   2
RB

    

 
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