Joe Walsh (footballer, born 2002)

Joe Anthony Walsh (born 1 April 2002) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Dorking Wanderers on loan from Queens Park Rangers.

Joe Walsh
Personal information
Full name Joe Anthony Walsh[1]
Date of birth (2002-04-01) 1 April 2002 (age 20)
Place of birth Medway, England
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Dorking Wanderers
(on loan from Queens Park Rangers)
Youth career
Gillingham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–2021 Gillingham 1 (0)
2021– Queens Park Rangers 0 (0)
2022Hampton & Richmond Borough (loan) 10 (0)
2022–Dorking Wanderers (loan) 0 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:27, 17 November 2022 (UTC)

CareerEdit

GillinghamEdit

From Medway, Kent, Walsh joined local club Gillingham aged 11, signing a scholarship with the club in late 2017.[2] In May 2019, Walsh signed a professional contract with Gillingham.[3] On 3 September 2019, Walsh made his debut for Gillingham in a 3–2 EFL Trophy defeat against Colchester United.[4] He made his English Football League debut on 27 October 2020 when he came on as a substitute for the injured Jack Bonham against Ipswich Town.[5]

Queens Park RangersEdit

On 28 January 2021, Walsh joined Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee, signing a three and a half-year contract that would initially see him join up with the club's under-23s team.[6]

On 16 September 2022, Walsh signed for National League South club Hampton & Richmond Borough on a one-month loan deal.[7] On 17 November 2022, Walsh joined National League club Dorking Wanderers on loan until 7 January 2023.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 12 November 2022[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Gillingham 2019–20 League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 3[a] 0 3 0
2020–21 League One 1 0 0 0 1 0 3[a] 0 5 0
Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 8 0
Queens Park Rangers 2020–21 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021–22 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2022–23 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hampton & Richmond Borough (loan) 2022–23 National League South 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Career total 11 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 18 0
  1. ^ a b Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Notification of shirt numbers" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Six offered scholarships at Priestfield". Gillingham F.C. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  3. ^ "TJ Bramble, Miguel Scarlett and goalkeeper Joe Walsh have signed pro deals at Gillingham". Kent Online. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Gillingham vs. Colchester United 2–3". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  5. ^ Cawdell, Luke (27 October 2020). "Ipswich Town 1 Gillingham 0: Jack Bonham and Ryan Jackson injured as Steve Evans' men suffer late defeat". Kent Online. Kent Messenger Group. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  6. ^ "QPR U23s sign Joe Walsh from Gillingham". www.qpr.co.uk. 28 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Walsh & Salomon joins Hampton on loan". www.qpr.co.uk. 16 September 2022. Retrieved 17 November 2022.
  8. ^ "Joe Walsh moves to Dorking on loan". www.qpr.co.uk. 17 November 2022. Retrieved 17 November 2022.
  9. ^ Joe Walsh at Soccerway