2018–19 Blackburn Rovers F.C. season

The 2018–19 season is Blackburn Rovers' 131st season as a professional football club and it will participate in the Championship following promotion from League One the previous season.[2][3] Along with competing in the Championship, the club will also participate in the FA Cup and EFL Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Blackburn Rovers
2018–19 season
CEOSteve Waggott
ManagerTony Mowbray[1]
StadiumEwood Park
Championship15th
FA CupThird Round Replay
EFL CupThird Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Bradley Dack / Danny Graham (15)
All: Bradley Dack (18)
Highest home attendanceLeague/All: 21,577 vs Preston North End
(9 March 2019)
Lowest home attendanceLeague: 11,818 vs Reading
(22 August 2018)
All: 5,211 vs Lincoln City
(28 August 2018, FA Cup)
Average home league attendance14,552
Biggest win5–1 vs Carlisle United
(14 August 2018, EFL Cup)
Biggest defeat1–4 vs Bristol City
(2 September 2018, League round 6)

Summer activityEdit

MayEdit

On 14 May, Rovers confirmed their retained list. Danny Graham, Craig Conway, Lewis Mansell were offered new contracts whilst Rovers took up the option to extend Charlie Albinson's and Andrew Jackson's contracts by 12 months.

Elliott Ward, Liam Feeney, Aaron Dillon and scholars Matthew Campbell, Matthew Chan, Callum Dolan, Ben Donnelly-Blackburn, Frank Jones and Brad Lynch have been informed that they will not be retained by the club upon the expiration of their current contract/scholarship.[4]

JuneEdit

On 11 June Rovers announced striker Danny Graham had signed a new 12-month contract, until 2019, with the option of a further 12 months.[5]

On 13 June Rovers announced midfielder Craig Conway signed a new 12-month contract, until 2019, with the option of a further 12 months.[6]

On 22 June Rovers announced Rovers signed midfielder Joe Rothwell from Oxford United for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal, until 2021.[7] Also David Dunn left his role as the club's under-23 assistant manager.[8]

JulyEdit

On 2 July Rovers announced the signing of midfielder Jacob Davenport from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee on a 4-year deal, until 2022.[9]

On 3 July Rovers announced that defender Darragh Lenihan had signed a new 4-year contract, until 2022.[10]

On 12 July Rovers announced that defender Derrick Williams had signed a new 3-year contract, until 2021.[11]

On 13 July Rovers announced that defender Richie Smallwood had signed a new 2-year contract, until 2020.[12]

On 18 July Rovers announced that defender Scott Wharton had signed a new 3-year contract, until 2021.[13]

On 20 July Rovers announced that attacking midfielder Bradley Dack had signed a new 3-year contract, until 2021.[14]

On 22 July Rovers announced defender Scott Wharton has re-joined Lincoln City on loan until the end of the season.[15]

On 30 July Rovers announced the signing of attacking midfielder Kasey Palmer from Chelsea on loan until the end of the season.[16]

AugustEdit

On 3 August Rovers announced defender Matthew Platt has joined Accrington Stanley on loan until the end of the season.[17]

On 6 August Rovers announced the signing of attacker Adam Armstrong from Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee on a 4-year deal, until 2022.[18]

On 23 August Rovers announced the signing of midfielder Jack Rodwell on a free transfer on a 12-month contract until 2019, following his release from Sunderland.[19] Also Blackpool announced the signing of Liam Feeney following his release from Rovers in the summer.[20]

On 27 August Rovers announced the signing of midfielder Harrison Reed from Southampton on loan until the end of the season.[21]

On 28 August Rovers announced the signing of forward Ben Brereton from Nottingham Forest on loan until January, with the option to make his transfer permanent.[22]

On 30 August Rovers announced defender Sam Hart had re-joined Rochdale on loan until the end of the season[23] and midfielder Lewis Hardcastle had joined Port Vale on loan until the end of the season.[24]

On 31 August Rovers announced that goalkeeper Andrew Fisher had signed a new 3-year contract, until 2021.[25] It was also announced that Rovers had reached a mutual agreement with Paul Caddis[26] and Peter Whittingham[27] to terminate their contracts with immediate effect. Rovers also announced the signing of young forward Mitchel Candlin from Walsall on loan with the option to make the move permanent in January.[28]

SeptemberEdit

On 3 September Notts County announced the signing of Elliott Ward following his release in the summer.[29]

On 4 September Rovers announced the deadline day signing of young attacking midfielder Brad Lyons from Coleraine on loan until January, with the option to make his transfer permanent, had been approved.[30]

On 7 September Rovers announced young development squad pair Lewis Thompson & Lewis Mansell have joined FC United on a 1-month loan until 6 October.[31]

On 21 September Rovers announced young defender Jack Doyle has joined Maidstone United on a 3-month loan until 22 December.[32]

On 28 September Rovers announced young goalkeeper Oliver Byrne have joined Bamber Bridge on a 1-month loan until 27 October.[33]

OctoberEdit

On 8 October Rovers announced young development squad pair Lewis Thompson & Lewis Mansell will remain at FC United for a further month until 10 November.[34]

On 26 October Rovers announced young goalkeeper Charlie Albinson have joined Warrington Town on a 1-month loan until 1 December.[35]

NovemberEdit

On 9 November it was announced that defender Jack Doyle has returned from his loan spell from Maidstone United due to injury.[36]

On 12 November Rovers announced youngster Lewis Thompson will remain at FC United for a further month until 15 December, while Lewis Mansell will return to the club following the end of his loan spell.[37]

On 15 November Rovers announced that defender Charlie Mulgrew had signed a new 2 and half year contract, until 2021.[38]

On 16 November Rovers announced that midfielder Elliott Bennett had signed a new 2 and half year contract, until 2021.[39] Also Bradford City announced the signing of Paul Caddis following his release.[26]

On 30 November Rovers announced manager Tony Mowbray had signed a new long term contract putting pen to paper on a new 3 and half year deal, until 2020.[40]

Winter activityEdit

DecemberEdit

On 3 December Rovers announced u23 goalkeeper Charlie Albinson will remain at Warrington Town for a further month until 2 January.[41]

On 10 December Rovers announced that u23 defender Joe Grayson had signed a new 2 and half year contract, until 2021.[42]

On 13 December Rovers announced that midfielder Corry Evans had signed a new 2 and half year contract, until 2021.[43]

JanuaryEdit

On 2 January Rovers announced Matthew Platt and Sam Hart had been recalled from their loan spells from Accrington Stanley and Rochdale.[44]

On 4 January Rovers announced the permanent signing of forward Ben Brereton from Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee on a 3 and half year deal, until 2022 and that forward Danny Graham had signed a one year contract extension, until 2020.[45]

On 7 January Rovers announced Lewis Hardcastle had been recalled from their loan spells from Port Vale.[46]

On 9 January Rovers announced Kasey Palmer had been recalled by Chelsea, to join Bristol City on loan.[47][48]

On 11 January Rovers announced the permanent signing of attacking midfielder Brad Lyons from Coleraine on an 18 month deal, until 2020.[49]

On 14 January Rovers announced Mitchel Candlin had been recalled by Walsall.[50] Also u23 goalkeeper Oliver Byrne had joined Stevenage on loan until the end of the season.[51]

On 15 January Rovers announced that u23 attacking midfielder Brad Lyons had joined St Mirren on loan until the end of the season.[52] Also defender Sam Hart had joined Southend United on loan until the end of the season.[53]

On 16 January Rovers announced that u23 defender Sam Barnes had joined Marine on short loan deal until 14 February.[54] Also u23 forward Lewis Mansell had joined Partick Thistle on loan until the end of the season.[55]

On 18 January Rovers announced that defender Joe Grayson had joined Grimsby Town on loan until the end of the season.[56]

On 22 January Rovers announced that defender Sam Hart had signed a 1 year contract extension, until 2020.[57]

On 23 January Rovers announced that defender Scott Wharton has been recalled from his loan spell at Lincoln City & joined Bury on loan until the end of the season.[58]

On 24 January Rovers announced that defender Paul Downing had joined Doncaster Rovers on loan until the end of the season.[59]

On 28 January Rovers announced the signing of winger Harry Chapman from Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee on a 2 and half year deal, until 2021.[60]

On 30 January Rovers announced the signing of young Gibraltar international Louie Annesley from Lincoln Red Imps for an undisclosed fee on a 2 and half year deal, until 2021.[61]

On 31 January Rovers announced u23 goalkeeper Oliver Byrne had joined Stevenage permanently,[62] It was also announced that U23 pair Willem Tomlinson and Okera Simmonds had left the club by mutual consent.[63]

FebruaryEdit

On 1 February Rovers announced that u23 defender Tyler Magloire had signed a new 3 and half year contract, until 2022.[64] It was also announced that Okera Simmonds had joined Accrington Stanley following his release.[65]

On 4 February it was announced Willem Tomlinson had joined Mansfield Town following his release.[66]

On 8 February Rovers announced that u23 goalkeeper Andy Fisher had joined FC United on a months loan.[67] Also announced u23 midfielder Lewis Hardcastle had joined Barrow on a months loan.[68] Rovers hosted an Hall of Fame event with the following players been introduced into it Ronnie Clayton, Bob Crompton, Bryan Douglas, Derek Fazackerley, Simon Garner, Alan Shearer & Brad Friedel.[69]

On 9 February Rovers announced that u23 defender Matthew Platt had joined Southport on a months loan.[70]/

On 15 February Rovers announced that u23 defender Sam Barnes had signed his 1st professional contract putting pen to paper on a 2 and half year contract, until 2021.[71]

On 20 February Rovers announced that u23 Canadian midfielder Ben Paton had signed a new 1 and half year contract, until 2020.[72]

MarchEdit

On 1 March Rovers announced that u23 midfielder John Buckley had signed a new 3 and half year contract, until 2022.[73]

On 5 March Rovers announced Indian forward Aniket Jadhav will join the academy for a 3 month training spell.[74]

On 8 March Rovers announced that u23 goalkeeper Andy Fisher had extended his loan at FC United for a further month.[75]

On 13 March Rovers announced that u23 pair Lewis Hardcastle & Matthew Platt had their loan spells extended, midfielder Hardcastle will remain at Barrow until 7 April & defender Platt will remain at Southport until 29 April.[76]

On 16 March Rovers announced that u23 defender Lewis Thompson had signed a new deal until 2020.[77]

On 21 March Rovers announced that u23 forward Daniel Butterworth had signed a new 3 and half year contract, until 2022.[78]

On 27 March Rovers announced that u23 midfielder Stefan Mols had signed a new 2 year contract, until 2021.[79]

On 28 March Rovers announced that u23 midfielder Lewis Hardcastle had joined Barrow permanently.[80]

AprilEdit

On 2 April Rovers announced that u23 defender Charley Doyle had signed a new 12 month contract, until 2020.[81]

On 4 April Rovers announced that u23 midfielder Joe Rankin-Costello had signed a new 2 year contract, until 2021.[82]

On 23 April Rovers announced that defender Ryan Nyambe had signed a new contract until 2021.[83]

On 31 April Rovers held their end of season awards the winners follow:

Young Player – Lewis Travis, Players’ Player – Danny Graham, Best Newcomer – Harrison Reed, Unsung Hero – Damien Johnson, Man of the Match (Seasonal) – Darragh Lenihan, Goal of the Season – Joe Rothwell, Player of the Year – Danny Graham.[84]

MayEdit

On 11 May Rovers announced that defender Matthew Platt had signed a new 1 year contract until 2020.[85]

Squad informationEdit

Squad no. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of birth (age) Contract expires Other
Goalkeepers
33 Andy Fisher   GK (1998-02-12) 12 February 1998 (age 22) 2021[25] On loan at FC United[67]
13 Jayson Leutwiler   GK (1989-04-25) 25 April 1989 (age 30) 2019[86] Option for 1-year extension
1 David Raya   GK (1995-09-15) 15 September 1995 (age 24) 2021[87]
Defenders
17 Amari'i Bell   DF (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 (age 25) 2020[88]
25 Paul Downing   DF (1991-10-26) 26 October 1991 (age 28) 2019[89] Option for 1-year extension, on loan at Doncaster Rovers[59]
35 Joe Grayson   DF (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 21) 2021[42] on loan at Grimsby Town[56]
30 Sam Hart   DF (1996-09-10) 10 September 1996 (age 23) 2020[57] on loan at Southend Unitef[53]
26 Darragh Lenihan   DF (1994-03-16) 16 March 1994 (age 26) 2022[10]
38 Tyler Magloire   DF (1998-12-21) 21 December 1998 (age 21) 2022[64]
14 Charlie Mulgrew   DF (1986-03-06) 6 March 1986 (age 34) 2021[38]
2 Ryan Nyambe   DF (1997-12-04) 4 December 1997 (age 22) 2021 [83]
5 Jack Rodwell   DF (1991-03-11) 11 March 1991 (age 29) 2019[19]
Scott Wharton   DF (1997-10-03) 3 October 1997 (age 22) 2021[13] on loan at Bury[58]
3 Derrick Williams   DF (1993-01-17) 17 January 1993 (age 27) 2021[11]
Midfielders
31 Elliott Bennett   MF (1988-12-18) 18 December 1988 (age 31) 2021[39]
39 John Buckley   MF (1999-10-13) 13 October 1999 (age 20) 2022[73]
11 Harry Chapman   MF (1997-11-05) 5 November 1997 (age 22) 2021 [60]
32 Craig Conway   MF (1985-05-02) 2 May 1985 (age 34) 2019[6] Option for 1-year extension
23 Bradley Dack   MF (1993-12-31) 31 December 1993 (age 26) 2021[14]
18 Jacob Davenport   MF (1998-12-28) 28 December 1998 (age 21) 2022 [9]
29 Corry Evans   MF (1990-07-30) 30 July 1990 (age 29) 2021[43]
22 Ben Gladwin   MF (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 27) 2019[90]
4 Harrison Reed   MF (1995-01-27) 27 January 1995 (age 25) 2019 on loan from Southampton[21]
8 Joe Rothwell   MF (1995-01-11) 11 January 1995 (age 25) 2021[7]
6 Richie Smallwood   MF (1990-12-29) 29 December 1990 (age 29) 2020[12]
27 Lewis Travis   MF (1997-10-16) 16 October 1997 (age 22) 2021[91]
Forwards
7 Adam Armstrong   FW (1997-02-10) 10 February 1997 (age 23) 2022[18]
19 Ben Brereton   FW (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 20) 2022[45]
34 Daniel Butterworth   FW (1999-09-14) 14 September 1999 (age 20) 2022 [78]
10 Danny Graham   FW (1985-08-12) 12 August 1985 (age 34) 2020[45]
24 Joe Nuttall   FW (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 23) 2021 [92]
9 Dominic Samuel   FW (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 26) 2020[93]

Pre-season friendliesEdit

Blackburn Rovers announced six pre-season friendlies against Scottish Premiership side Hibernian, EFL League Two's Port Vale, Champions League finalists Liverpool, EFL League Two's Lincoln City, Premier League side Everton and newly promoted EFL League One side Accrington Stanley,[94]

Championship seasonEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
13 Hull City 46 17 11 18 66 68 −2 62
14 Preston North End 46 16 13 17 67 67 0 61
15 Blackburn Rovers 46 16 12 18 64 69 −5 60
16 Stoke City 46 11 22 13 45 52 −7 55
17 Birmingham City 46 14 19 13 64 58 +6 52[a]
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results[96]
Notes:
  1. ^ Birmingham City were deducted 9 points for failure to comply with the EFL profitability and sustainability rules.[95]

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 16 12 18 64 69  −5 60 10 7 6 32 21  +11 6 5 12 32 48  −16

Last updated: 4 May 2019.
Source: BBC

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundAHAHHAHAAHHAHAAHHAAHAHHAAHAHHAHAHAAHHAAHHAAHAH
ResultDDWDWLDDWDLWWLDWDLLWDDLLLWWWWLLLLDLLWLLLWWWWLD
Position81510951313131213149771289101310111214141515141081113141414171716171616161514141414
Updated to match(es) played on 4 May 2019. Source: 11v11
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchdayEdit

On 21 June 2018, the Championship fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[97][98]

EFL CupEdit

Rovers entered the EFL Cup in the first round and were drawn away to Carlisle United. The second round draw was made from the Stadium of Light on 16 August.[99] The third round draw was made on 30 August 2018 by David Seaman and Joleon Lescott.[100]

FA CupEdit

The third round draw was made live on BBC by Ruud Gullit and Paul Ince from Stamford Bridge on 3 December 2018.[101]

Backroom staffEdit

Position Staff
Manager   Tony Mowbray
Assistant manager   Mark Venus
First-team coach   David Lowe
Goalkeeping coach   Ben Benson
Head of Academy   Stuart Jones
Head of Academy coaching   Tony Carss
Under-23 lead coach   Damien Johnson
Under-13 lead coach   George Boateng

Last updated: May 2017
Source: [102]

1st Team squad statisticsEdit

As of 5 May 2019[103]
No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship FA Cup EFL Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   David Raya 46 0 41+0 0 2+0 0 3+0 0
13 GK   Jayson Leutwiler 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

2 DF   Ryan Nyambe 33 0 25+4 0 1+0 0 3+0 0
3 DF   Derrick Williams 29 0 23+4 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
5 DF   Jack Rodwell 22 1 16+5 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
14 DF   Charlie Mulgrew(C) 31 10 28+1 10 1+0 0 1+0 0
17 DF   Amari'i Bell 43 3 35+3 3 2+0 0 3+0 0
26 DF   Darragh Lenihan 38 3 34+0 2 2+0 1 2+0 0
38 DF   Tyler Magloire 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

4 MF   Harrison Reed (on loan from Southampton) 36 3 28+5 3 1+1 0 0+1 0
6 MF   Richie Smallwood 33 0 29+3 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
8 MF   Joe Rothwell 37 2 13+20 2 0+1 0 3+0 0
11 MF   Harry Chapman 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 MF   Jacob Davenport 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 MF   Ben Gladwin 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 MF   Bradley Dack 45 18 40+2 15 1+1 1 1+0 2
27 MF   Lewis Travis 31 1 19+7 1 2+0 0 2+1 0
29 MF   Corry Evans 36 0 33+2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
31 MF   Elliott Bennett 42 1 38+2 1 2+0 0 0+0 0
32 MF   Craig Conway 26 2 9+12 1 1+1 0 3+0 1
39 MF   John Buckley 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

7 FW   Adam Armstrong 48 9 31+13 5 2+0 1 2+0 3
9 FW   Dominic Samuel 3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
10 FW   Danny Graham 46 16 37+6 15 2+0 0 1+0 1
19 FW   Ben Brereton 28 1 4+21 1 1+1 0 1+0 0
24 FW   Joe Nuttall 18 3 2+13 2 0+1 0 1+1 1
34 FW   Daniel Butterworth 3 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+2 0
Players out on loan:
25 DF   Paul Downing (on loan at Doncaster Rovers) 4 1 3+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
30 DF   Sam Hart (on loan at Southend United) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
33 GK   Andrew Fisher (on loan at FC United) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
35 DF   Joe Grayson (on loan at Grimsby Town) 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
DF   Matthew Platt (on loan at Southport) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF   Scott Wharton (on loan at Bury) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF   Brad Lyons (on loan at St Mirren) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW   Lewis Mansell (on loan at Partick Thistle) 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players that played for Blackburn Rovers this season that have left the club:
16 DF   Paul Caddis 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
11 MF   Peter Whittingham 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
45 MF   Kasey Palmer (on loan from Chelsea) 17 3 10+4 1 0+0 0 2+1 2
28 MF   Willem Tomlinson 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0

GoalscorersEdit

As of 5 May 2019[103]
Rank No. Pos. Name League FA Cup EFL Cup Total
1 23 MF   Bradley Dack 15 1 2 18
2 10 FW   Danny Graham 15 0 1 16
3 14 DF   Charlie Mulgrew 10 0 0 10
4 7 FW   Adam Armstrong 5 1 3 9
5 4 MF   Harrison Reed 3 0 0 3
= 17 DF   Amari'i Bell 3 0 0 3
= 24 FW   Joe Nuttall 2 0 1 3
= 26 DF   Darragh Lenihan 2 1 0 3
= 45 MF   Kasey Palmer 1 0 2 3
9 8 MF   Joe Rothwell 2 0 0 2
= 32 MF   Craig Conway 1 0 1 2
12 5 DF   Jack Rodwell 1 0 0 1
= 19 FW   Ben Brereton 1 0 0 1
= 25 DF   Paul Downing 0 0 1 1
= 27 MF   Lewis Travis 1 0 0 1
= 31 MF   Elliott Bennett 1 0 0 1
Own goal 1 0 0 0
Total 64 3 11 78

TransfersEdit

SummerEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CM   Joe Rothwell Oxford United Undisclosed [7]
1 July 2018 CM   Sam Durrant Liverpool Undisclosed [104]
2 July 2018 CM   Jacob Davenport Manchester City Undisclosed [9]
6 August 2018 CF   Adam Armstrong Newcastle United £1,750,000 [105] [18]
23 August 2018 CM   Jack Rodwell Sunderland Free transfer [19]

Total outgoing: +/- ~£ 1,750,000+

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
30 June 2018 GK   Matthew Campbell Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 CM   Matthew Chan Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 GK   Aaron Dillon Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 RM   Callum Dolan Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 CB   Ben Donnelly-Blackburn Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 LM   Liam Feeney Blackpool End of contract [4][20]
30 June 2018 CB   Frank Jones Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 CF   Brad Lynch Free agent End of contract [4]
30 June 2018 CB   Elliott Ward Notts County End of contract [4][29]
31 August 2018 RB   Paul Caddis Bradford City Mutual consent [26][106]
31 August 2018 CM   Peter Whittingham Free agent Mutual consent [27]

Total incoming: +/- ~£ 0

Loans inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Length Ref.
30 July 2018 AM   Kasey Palmer Chelsea Season Long (Recalled 9 Jan 2019) [16][47]
27 August 2018 CM   Harrison Reed Southampton Season Long [21]
28 August 2018 CF   Ben Brereton Nottingham Forest Initial Loan until January [22]
31 August 2018 FW   Mitchel Candlin Walsall Initial Loan until January (Recalled) [28][50]
4 September 2018 CM   Brad Lyons   Coleraine Initial Loan until January [30]

Loans outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Length Ref.
22 July 2018 DF   Scott Wharton Lincoln City Season Long (Recalled) [15][58]
3 August 2018 DF   Matthew Platt Accrington Stanley Season Long (recalled) [17][44]
30 August 2018 DF   Sam Hart Rochdale Season Long (recalled) [23][44]
30 August 2018 MF   Lewis Hardcastle Port Vale Season Long (recalled) [24][46]
7 September 2018 CF   Lewis Mansell FC United of Manchester One Month (extended) [31][34]
7 September 2018 LB   Lewis Thompson FC United of Manchester One Month (extended) (recalled) [31][34][37][107]
21 September 2018 LB   Jack Doyle Maidstone United Three Months (cut short) [32][36]
28 September 2018 GK   Oliver Byrne Bamber Bridge One Month [33]
26 October 2018 GK   Charlie Albinson Warrington Town One Month (extended) [35][41]

WinterEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
4 January 2019 CF   Ben Brereton Nottingham Forest Undisclosed [45]
11 January 2019 CM   Brad Lyons   Coleraine Undisclosed [49]
28 January 2019 RW   Harry Chapman Middlesbrough Undisclosed [60]
30 January 2019 CB   Louie Annesley   Lincoln Red Imps Undisclosed [61]

Total outgoing: +/- ~£

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
31 January 2019 GK   Oliver Byrne Stevenage Undisclosed [62]
31 January 2019 CM   Willem Tomlinson Mansfield Town Mutual Consent [63][66]
31 January 2019 FW   Okera Simmonds Accrington Stanley Mutual Consent [63][65]
28 March 2019 CM   Lewis Hardcastle Barrow Free [80]
1 April 2019 GK   Ben Winterbottom Liverpool Undisclosed [108]

Total incoming: +/- ~£ 0

Loans inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Length Ref.

Loans outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Length Ref.
14 January 2019 GK   Oliver Byrne Stevenage 31 January 2019 [51][62]
15 January 2019 LB   Sam Hart Southend United Season-Long [53]
15 January 2019 CM   Brad Lyons   St Mirren Season-Long [52]
16 January 2019 CB   Sam Barnes Marine One Month (extended) [54]
16 January 2019 FW   Lewis Mansell   Partick Thistle Season-Long [55]
18 January 2019 CB   Joe Grayson Grimsby Town Season-Long [56]
23 January 2019 CB   Scott Wharton Bury Season-Long [58]
24 January 2019 CB   Paul Downing Doncaster Rovers Season-Long [59]
8 February 2019 GK   Andy Fisher FC United of Manchester One Month (extended) [67][75]
8 February 2019 CM   Lewis Hardcastle Barrow One Month (extended) [68][76]
9 February 2019 CB   Matthew Platt Southport One Month (extended) [70][76]

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