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Anthony Rhys Hartigan (born 27 January 2000) is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for League One club AFC Wimbledon.

Anthony Hartigan
Personal information
Full name Anthony Rhys Hartigan[1]
Date of birth (2000-01-27) 27 January 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Kingston-upon-Thames, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AFC Wimbledon
Number 8
Youth career
2014–2017 AFC Wimbledon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– AFC Wimbledon 40 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2019

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CareerEdit

AFC WimbledonEdit

Hartigan joined AFC Wimbledon aged 14, after being spotted playing for coaching company Pro Direct Soccer. He signed his first professional contract on his 17th birthday.[2] On 8 August 2017, he made his debut in a 3–1 EFL Cup defeat to Brentford.[3] Playing the full 120 minutes, with the game going to extra time, he became the first player to represent AFC Wimbledon born in the 2000s.[4] He scored his first goal for Wimbledon in an EFL Trophy tie against Barnet on 29 August 2017.[5]

On 15 April 2018, Hartigan was named the LFE Apprentice of the Year award for League One at the EFL Awards ceremony in London.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 27 January 2019[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
AFC Wimbledon 2017–18 League One 11 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 16 1
2018–19 16 0 3 1 2 0 4 1 25 2
Career total 27 0 4 1 3 0 7 2 41 3
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the EFL Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EFL: Club list of registered players" (PDF). English Football League. 20 May 2017. p. 43. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. ^ "U18 player profiles". www.afcwimbledon.co.uk. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  3. ^ "AFC Wimbledon 1-3 Brentford (aet)". BBC Sport. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Anthony signs special deal". Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Barnet FC 3-4 AFC Wimbledon - Checkatrade Trophy". barnetfc.com. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Anthony thanks manager and team-mates after scooping EFL award". AFC Wimbledon. 15 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Anthony Hartigan | Football Stats | Soccer Base". www.soccerbase.com. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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