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Nicky Shorey

Reading FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 2: A 3
25% successful

2007-08

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
180

Timeline
  Nicholas Robert Shorey
Birth 19 February 1981 in Romford, Essex [registered in Barking and Dagenham, March 1981].
Marriage to Emily Bailey, 2 June 2007 [registered in June 2007].

Source

Jack Rollin's Sky Sports Yearbook [2007] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began as a Leyton Orient FC trainee, before signing professionally on 5 July 1999. Shorey signed for Reading FC on 9 February 2001 for £25,000. Shorey helped his club into the elite following promotion from the Football League and remained in the Premier League following Reading FC's relegation, as he signed for Aston Villa FC on 7 August 2008. Shorey failed to settle, and on 1 September 2009, he almost joined Portsmouth FC on a season-long loan, but the deal fell through. Instead, on 24 November he joined Nottingham Forest on loan]. On his return to Villa Park, he was loaned out again to Fulham FC on 1 February 2010. Shorey joined West Bromwich Albion FC on 7 August 2010, and was released on 16 May 2012. On 10 July 2012, he re-signed for Reading FC, until he was again released on 24 May 2013. He then had a trial with Brighton & Hove Albion FC on 24 June, and played in a friendly for Millwall FC on 13 July. On 30 August, he signed for Bristol City FC on a short-term contract, he left in the December. On 9 January 2014, Shorey eventually signed for Portsmouth, up until he joined David Platt's FC Pune City in India in September 2015 and made fourteen Super League appearances. On his return, without a club, on 20 January 2016, Shorey signed with Colchester United FC, following the club's relegation. His contract was not renewed at the end of the season. Began training with Stevenage Borough FC in August 2016, and made three National League South appearances with Hungerford Town FC in the September.

League honours
446+18 appearances, 12 goals
two red cards
Leyton Orient FC 2000-2001 twelve+three appearances
debut (third division): (sub) 12 February 2000 Shrewsbury Town FC 1 Leyton Orient FC 0.
Reading FC 2001-08 283+one appearances, twelve goals
debut (second division): 13 October 2001 Reading FC 1 Swindon Town FC 3.
Aston Villa FC 2008-09 22+two appearances
debut: 17 August 2008 Aston Villa FC 4 Manchester City FC 2.
Nottingham Forest FC 2009-10 loan nine appearances
debut (championship): 28 November 2009 Nottingham Forest FC 4 Doncaster Rovers FC 1.
Fulham FC 2010 loan nine appearances
debut: 3 February 2010 Fulham FC 1 Portsmouth FC 0.
West Bromwich Albion FC 2010-12 46+six appearances
debut: (sub) 21 August 2010 West Bromwich Albion FC 1 Sunderland FC 0.
Reading FC 2011-12 sixteen+one appearances
debut: 22 September 2012 West Bromwich Albion FC 1 Reading FC 0.
Bristol City FC 2013 eleven+three appearances
debut (league one): (sub) 31 August 2013 Gillingham FC 1 Bristol City FC 1.
Portsmouth FC 2014-15 forty+one appearances
debut (league two): 11 January 2014 Oxford United FC 0 Portsmouth FC 0.
Colchester United FC 2016 thirteen+two appearances
debut (league one): 13 February 2016 Colchester United FC 1 Swindown Town FC 4.
last (league one): (sub) 8 May 2016 Colchester United FC 1 Rochdale AFC 2.

Club honours
Football League Division Three fifth place 2000-01 (8 apps); Division Two runners-up 2001-02 (32); Division One/Championship fourth place 2002-03 (43), winners 2005-06 (40), third place 2009-10 (9);
FA Premier League sixth place 2008-09 (21), 2009-10 (3).
Individual honours PFA Championship Team of the Year 2005-06;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 9", 10st 10lb. [2005]

Source

Jack Rollins' Rothmans Yearbooks [various] & ENFA

Management Career

Club(s) Caretaker-manager of Stevenage Borough FC between the 13 and 15 March 2018. But did not take charge of any matches. He had been a member of the coaching stafff since October 2016. Alongside Glen Little, Shorey was appointed as a co-manager of Wingate & Finchley FC, of the Isthmian League Premier Division. The role lasted until the 29 October, as he left because of personal reasons. Shorey returned to Reading FC on 2 July 2019 as the Lead Scout of the Academy, but only lasted until the end of the year, as the club made the role redundant.

England Career

Player number 1149th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 852, 1 June 2007, England 1 Brazil 1, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 26 years 102 days.
Last match No. 854, 22 August 2007, England 1 Germany 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, aged 26 years 184 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (one appearance, 2007)
Distinctions None


The Numbers
Squads Apps comp. apps starts substitute unused minutes Goals captain Disc.
6 2 0 2 ▲0
▼0
2 180 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 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1

Match Record

Venue, Colour & Comp P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home venue
White uniform
Friendly match
2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1

Match History

 Club: Reading F.C. - two full appearances (180 min)

coach: Steve McClaren - two full appearances (180 min)x


Age 26
1 b 25 May 2007 - England B 3 Albania 1, Turf Moor, Burnley Fr HW Start ▼74 3
1 852 1 June 2007 - England 1 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn ECP AW squad member
2 854 22 August 2007 - England 1 Germany 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 3
855 8 September 2007 - England 3 Israel 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW squad member
856 12 September 2007 - England 3 Russia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW squad member
858 17 October 2007 - Russia 2 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva AL unused sub 12
859 16 November 2007 - Austria 0 England 1, Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW unused sub 14
860 21 November 2007 - England 2 Croatia 3, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HL squad member
 

 

manager: Fabio Capello - no full appearancesx


861 6 February 2008 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW preliminary
squad member
  

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