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Joe Gelhardt (born 4 May 2002) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Wigan Athletic.[1]

Joe Gelhardt
Personal information
Full name Joe Gelhardt
Date of birth (2002-05-04) 4 May 2002 (age 17)
Place of birth England
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Wigan Athletic
Number 38
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Wigan Athletic 1 (0)
National team
2018 England U16 6 (3)
2018– England U17 15 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:40, 22 March 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:46, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

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Club careerEdit

Gelhardt made his professional debut for Wigan Athletic on 14 August 2018, appearing as a substitute against Rotherham in the first round of the EFL Cup.[2] On 24 August 2018 he signed his first professional contract with the club.[2]

International careerEdit

Gelhardt scored for the England under-16 team in a 3–3 draw against Brazil at the 2018 Montaigu Tournament.[3]

In September 2018, Gelhardt scored twice for the England under-17 team against Norway[4] and also came off the bench to score against Belgium.[4] The following month saw him score against the United States[5] and twice in a game against Russia.[6] In March 2019, Gelhardt scored in a 3–2 win against Denmark that confirmed qualification for the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.[7]. In April 2019, Gelhardt was included in the England squad for the 2019 U17 EURO [8] and scored in a 3-1 victory over Sweden under-17s as the Young Lions bowed out of the competition at the group stage.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 14 August 2018[10]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wigan Athletic 2018–19 EFL Championship 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joe Gelhardt at Soccerway
  2. ^ a b "Joe Gelhardt commits long-term future to Wigan Athletic". Wigan Athletic. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Gelhardt scores twice as England finish third in Montaigu Tournament". Wigan Athletic. 5 April 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Wigan Athletic duo help England U17 to win the 2018 Syrenka Cup in Poland". Wigan Athletic. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Young Lions stage second-half comeback in Chester to beat USA in tournament opener". The Football Association. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Joseph Gelhardt hits brace as England U17s beat Russia in Shrewsbury". The Football Association. 14 October 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Drama in Denmark as young Lions' late winner seals top spot in Euro qualifying". The Football Association. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Young Lions squad head for UEFA U17 EURO Finals in the Republic of Ireland this month". The Football Association. 2 April 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  9. ^ "YOUNG LIONS WIN FINAL GROUP GAME OF U17 EUROS, BUT MISS OUT ON A QUARTER FINAL SPOT". The Football Association. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Joe Gelhardt". Soccerbase.