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Nick Pope

Burnley FC, Newcastle United FC

10 appearances, 5 goal against, seven clean sheets

P 10 W 8 D 1 L 1 F 27: A 5
*(actual F 25: A 5)
85% successful

2018-22

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
790

Timeline

  Nicholas David Pope

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

Birth 14 April 1992 in Wicken, Cambridgeshire [registered in Cambridge, June 1992].
Attended Kings' School in Ely.

Source

Jack Rollin's Sky Sports Yearbook [2017] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began his youth career at the Ipswich Town FC Youth Academy until he was sixteen years old. Following his release, he joined Isthmian League North side, Bury Town FC in 2008. Pope signed Charlton Athletic FC on 24 May 2011. Afterwhich, the League One club sent Pope out on loan. On 11 August 2011, Isthmian League side Harrow Borough FC were first for a month, making fifteen league appearances. A transfer embargo on Kettering Town FC prevented them from taking Pope, so it was Welling United FC next, the Conference South side signed Pope on 21 December 2011 for another month and four league appearances. After debuting finally for Charlton, it was not until 7 March 2013 that Pope went out again, Conference Premier side Cambridge United FC signed the keeper for a month and nine league appearances followed. The following season, Aldershot Town FC signed Pope on 26 September 2013 for a month, making another five Conference Premier appearances. League Two York City FC signed him for a month on 21 November 2013, but he was recalled. He returned to York for the remainder of the season on 16 January 2014. On 6 January 2015, Pope was signed by Bury FC for the remainder of the season. After returning to Charlton, Burnley FC signed Pope for an undisclosed fee on 19 July 2016. After relegation, Pope joined Newcastle United FC on 23 June 2022.

League honours
235+3 appearances
Charlton Athletic FC 2013-16 31+two appearances
debut (championship): (sub) 4 May 2013 Charlton Athletic FC 4 Bristol City FC 1.
York City FC 2013-14 loan 22 appearances
debut (league two): 23 November 2013 Southend United FC 2 York City FC 1.
Bury FC 2014-15 loan 22 appearances
debut (league two): 17 January 2015 Bury FC 1 Wycombe Wanderers FC 1.
Burnley FC 2017-22 140+one appearances
debut: (sub) 10 September 2017 Burnley FC 1 Crystal Palace FC 0.
Newcastle United FC 2022-23 twenty appearances
debut: 6 August 2022 Newcastle United FC 2 Nottingham Forest FC 0

Club honours
Football League Two third place 2014-15 (22 apps);
FA Premier League best seventh place 2017-18 (35)
FA Cup best fifth round 2016-17 (3);
Individual honours FA Premier League Player of the Month nominee February 2020;
EA Sports FA Premier League Player of the Season nominee 2019-20;
PFA Premier League Team of the Year 2019-20;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 3", 11st. 9lb. [2017]

Source

Jack Rollin's Sky Sports Yearbook [2017] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number 1234th player to appear for England. 112th goalkeeper
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 978, 7 June 2018, England 2 Costa Rica 0, a pre-World Cup friendly match at Elland Road, Beeston, Leeds, substitute (64:02), aged 26 years 54 days.
Last match No. 1036, 26 September 2022, England 3 Germany 3, a Nations League qualification match at the National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 30 years 165 days.
Major tournaments FIFA World Cup Finals 2018, 2022;
Team honours FIFA World Cup Finals fourth place 2018;
Distinctions The sixth Cambridgeshirian to represent England - first since David Bentley
Pope holds the distinction of going a record 498 minutes before conceding his first England goal. He also holds the record of five clean sheets in his first five matches.
Youth Career
Individual honours England Colleges


The Numbers
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
starts sub unused mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt.
14 10 6 9 1
1
34 790 5 158 min 5 7 70% 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
10 8 1 1 27 5 +22 1 7 2.7 0.5 85 +7

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 7 6 1 0 21 4 +17 0 2 3.00 0.571 92.9 +6
Away 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5 1 2 2.00 0.333 66.7 +2

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Green 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 0 2 3.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Yellow 7 5 1 1 17 5 +12 1 4 2.429 0.714 78.6 +4
Black 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 0 2 3.00 0.333 100.0 +3
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 =0
World Cup 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 0 2 3.00 0.333 100.0 +3

ECP

1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
European Championship 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

NLP

2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1
Nations League 2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1
Friendlies 4 4 0 0 11 0 +11 0 3 2.75 0.00 100.0 +4

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2021-22 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 0 2 3.00 0.333 100.0 +3
WC All 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 0 2 3.00 0.333 100.0 +3
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0 =0
WCF 2022 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0 =0

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2019 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2022 2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1
NLP All 2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 0 2 3.00 0.333 100.0 +3
EC 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
NL 2 0 1 1 3 4 -1 1 0 1.50 2.00 25.0 -1
6 4 1 1 16 5 +11 1 3 2.667 0.833 75.0 +3


 Club: Burnley F.C. - eight full appearances (610 min) manager: Gareth Southgate - ten full appearances (790 min) 5ᵍᵃx

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt
 
Age 25
975 23 March 2018 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA,  Amsterdam
Fr
AW
unused sub
23
976 27 March 2018 - England 1 Italy 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HD 23

Age 26
977 2 June 2018 - England 2 Nigeria 1, The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr
HW unused sub 23
1 978 7 June 2018 - England 2 Costa Rica 0
Elland Road, Leeds
HW (1-0) 65 23
  
The 1234th player to appear for England.
The 29th player from Burnley FC to represent England.
The 112th goalkeeper at Senior level. 
 
   
WCF
reserve gk 23x
979 18 June 2018 - Tunisia 1 England 2, Volgograd Arena, Volgograd NW
unused sub
980 24 June 2018 - England 6 Panama 1, Stadion Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod NW
981 28 June 2018 - England 0 Belgium 1, Stadion Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad NL
982 3 July 2018 - England 1 Colombia 1ᴭᵀ, Otkritie Arena, Moskva ND
983 7 July 2018 - Sweden 0 England 2, Cosmos Arena, Samara NW
984 11 July 2018 - Croatia 2 England 1ᴭᵀ, Luzhniki Stadium, Moskva NL
985 14 July 2018 - Belgium 2 England 0, Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg NL
    

Age 27
996 7 September 2019 - England 4 Bulgaria 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
ECP
HW
unused sub
22
997 10 September 2019 - England 5 Kosovo 3, St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton HW 22
998 11 October 2019 - Czech Republic 2 England 1, Sinobo Stadium, Praha-Vršovice
ECP
AL
unused sub
13
999 14 October 2019 - Bulgaria 0 England 6, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija AW 13
1000 14 November 2019 - England 7 Montenegro 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
ECP
HW unused sub 13
2 1001 17 November 2019 - Kosovo 0 England 4
Stadiumi Fadil Vokrri, Prishtinë
AW   1

Age 28
1002 5 September 2020 - Iceland 0 England 1, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
NLP
AW
unused sub
13
1003 8 September 2020 - Denmark 0 England 0, Parken Stadion, København AD 13
3 1004 8 October 2020 - England 3 Wales 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   1
1005 11 October 2020 - England 2 Belgium 1, The National Stadium, Wembley
NLP
HW
unused sub
13
1006 14 October 2020 - England 0 Denmark 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HL 13
4 1007 12 November 2020 - England 3 Republic of Ireland 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW (2-0) ht 1
1008 15 November 2020 - Belgium 2 England 0, Den Dreef, Leuven
NLP
AL
unused sub
13
1009 18 November 2020 - England 4 Iceland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
5 1010 25 March 2021 - England 5 San Marino 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP HW   1

Pope kept a clean sheet in his first five appearances - a new record
  
6 1011 28 March 2021 - Albania 0 England 2
Air Albania Stadium, Tiranë
  AW   1
7 1012 31 March 2021 - England 2 Poland 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW cs: 498 min 1
ᵍᵃ10 yard strike
 

Pope kept a clean sheet for his first 498 minutes - a new record

Age 29
1022 3 September 2021 - Hungary 0 England 4, Puskás Aréna, Budapest
WCP
AW
unused sub
22
1023 5 September 2021 - England 4 Andorra 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW 13
1024 8 September 2021 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD 22
  
1029 26 March 2022 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr
HW unused sub 13
8 1030 29 March 2022 - England 3 Côte d'Ivoire 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW   1

Age 30
1031 4 June 2022 - Hungary 1 England 0, Puskás Aréna, Budapest
NLP
AL
unused sub
13
1032 7 June 2022 - Germany 1 England 1, Allianz Arena, München AD 13
1033 11 June 2022 - England 0 Italy 0, Molineux, Wolverhampton HD 13
1034 14 June 2022 - England 0 Hungary 4, Molineux, Wolverhampton HL 13

 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - two full appearances (180 min) 4ᵍᵃ  

9 1035 23 September 2022 - Italy 1 England 0
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
NLP AL cs: 190 min 1
ᵍᵃ18 yard strike

the 38th player from Newcastle United FC to represent England.
first goalkeeper from United since their very first player in 1901, Matt Kingsley

10 1036 26 September 2022 - England 3 Germany 3
The National Stadium, Wembley
  HD   1
ᵍᵃ 22yd & error

the 34th England goalkeeper to face a penalty-kick



WCF
reserve gk 13x
1037 21 November 2022 - England 6 Iran 2, Istād Khalīfah, Al Rayyan NW
unused sub
1038 25 November 2022 - England 0 United States 0, Āstād āl-Bayt, Al Khawr ND
1039 29 November 2022 - Wales 0 England 3, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan NW
1040 4 December 2022 - England 3 Senegal 0, Āstād āl-Bayt, Al Khawr NW
1041 10 December 2022 - France 2 England 1, Āstād āl-Bayt, Al Khawr NL

 

 
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