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Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa FC

11 appearances, 3 goals
one goal on debut
 
P 11 W 7 D 3 L 1 F 22: A 6
(actual pitch goals F 7: A 2)
77% successful

2021-24

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
369

Timeline

  Oliver George Arthur Watkins
Birth Saturday, 30 December 1995 in Torquay, Devon
  registered in Torbay, January-March 1996.
Education Attended South Dartmoor Community College

Source

TheSun Yearbook [2021] & .

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began as a product of the under-11's at Exeter City FC academy, raising through the ranks and signing a contract on 1 July 2013. Joined Weston-Super-Mare FC on loan on 8 December 2014, for the remainder of the season, making eighteen+six Conference South appearances, scoring ten goals. Signed for Brentford FC on 17 July 2017 for £1.8million. Signed for Aston Villa FC on 9 September 2020 for £28 million.

League honours
318+28 appearances, 126 goals
one red card
Exeter City FC 2013-17 55+13 appearances, 21 goals
debut (league two): (sub) 3 May 2014 Hartlepool United FC 0 Exeter City FC 2
Brentford FC 2017-20 120+twelve appearances, 46 goals
debut (championship): (sub) 5 August 2017 Sheffield United FC 1 Brentford FC 0.
Aston Villa FC 2020-24 143+three appearances, 59 goals
debut: 21 September 2021 Aston Villa FC 1 Sheffield United FC 0.
Club honours Football League Two 2016-17 fifth place (40+5 apps).
Championship third place 2019-20 (play-off runners-up);

Individual honours
EFL... Young Player of the Month March 2016; League Two Player of the Month January 2017; Young Player of the Year 2016-17; EFL Championship Player of the Year 2019-20;
PFA Fans' Player of the Month March 2016;
Premier League... Player of the Month nominee February 2023, September 2023, February 2024; Player of the Season nominee 2023-24;
Goalscoring honours EFL Championship Top Goalscorer 2019-20;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 11" [2021]

England Career

Player number 1259th player to appear for England.
BME number 99th player at Senior level.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 1010, 25 March 2021, England 5 San Marino 0, a World Cup qualification match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (62:25), age 25 years 88 days.
Last match No. 1053, 26 March 2024, England 2 Belgium 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (79:44), aged 28 years 87 days.
Major tournaments UEFA European Championship Finals 2020 (provisional);
Major honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions The seventh Devoner to represent England - the first since Trevor Francis
First nine matches unbeaten


The Numbers

Squads Apps comp. apps Starts substitute unused minutes goals ave.min comp. goals
8 11 4 4 ▲7
▼4
4 369 3 123 min 1 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
11 7 3 1 22 6 +16 1 6 2 0.545 77.3 +6

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Home 9 6 2 1 16 5 +11 1 5 1.778 0.556 77.8 +5
Away 2 1 1 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 75.0 +1

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
White 7 4 2 1 12 3 +9 1 4 1.714 0.429 71.4 +3
Blue 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 0 2 2.667 0.333 100.0 +3
Purple 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 0 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2
World Cup 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 0 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2
ECP 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Friendly matches 7 5 1 1 10 4 +6 1 4 1.429 0.571 78.6 +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 2 1 0 11 1 +10 0 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2
WCP All 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 0 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2021-22 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
ECP All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 0 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2
EC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
4 2 2 0 12 2 +10 0 2 3 0.5 75 +2


 Club: Aston Villa F.C. -eleven full appearances (369 min) 3ᵍ manager: Gareth Southgate - eleven full appearances (369 min) 3ᵍx

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Age 25
1 1010 25 March 2021 - England 5 San Marino 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP HW (4-0) 63
82:12
21

The 1259th player to appear for England.
the 76th player from Aston Villa to represent England
The 99th BME player at Senior level.

1011 28 March 2021 - Albania 0 England 2, Air Albania Stadium, Tiranë   AW
unused sub
21
1012 31 March 2021 - England 2 Poland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HW 21
Watkins 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.
2 1013 2 June 2021 - England 1 Austria 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough

Fr
HW (1-0) 61 17
3 1014 6 June 2021 - England 1 Romania 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
HW (1-0) 82 18
  
4 1025 9 October 2021 - Andorra 0 England 5
Estadi Nacional, Andorra la Vella

WCP
AW (0-4) 80 23
5 1026 12 October 2021 - England 1 Hungary 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
HD (1-1) 92 23
  

Age 26
6 1029 26 March 2022 - England 2 Switzerland 1
The National Stadium, Wembley

Fr
HW (1-1) 88 19
7 1030 29 March 2022 - England 3 Côte d'Ivoire 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW 29:44
(2-0) 62
9
CF
 

Age 27
8 1048 13 October 2023 - England 1 Australia 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW 56:56
(1-0) 73
9
CF
1049 17 October 2023 - England 3 Italy 1, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 19
1050 17 November 2023 - England 2 Malta 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
ECP
HW unused sub 19
9 1051 20 November 2023 - North Macedonia 1 England 1
Toše Proeski Arena, Skopje
AD (1-0) 58 9
CF

Age 28
10 1052 23 March 2024 - England 0 Brazil 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HL   9
CF
11 1053 26 March 2024 - England 2 Belgium 2
The National Stadium, Wembley
HD (1-2) 80 9

The 85th player to appear as a substitute seven times for England.

  1054   3 June 2024 - England vs. Bosnia & Herzegovina, St. James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fr
H_ provisional squad  
  1055   7 June 2024 - England vs. Iceland, The National Stadium, Wembley H_ member  

  

 
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