Josh Edwards

Joshua Edwards is a Scottish footballer who plays as a defender for Dunfermline Athletic. Edwards began his career with Airdrieonians.

Josh Edwards
Personal information
Full name Joshua Edwards
Date of birth (2000-05-27) 27 May 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth Scotland
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Dunfermline Athletic
Number 3
Youth career
Kilmarnock
Ayr United
0000–2017 Crosshouse Community
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2019 Airdrieonians 34 (0)
2019– Dunfermline Athletic 40 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:34, 31 May 2021 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Edwards started his career with Kilmarnock, Ayr United and Ayrshire boys’ club Crosshouse Community,[1] before joining Scottish League One side Airdrieonians in 2017.[1] He made his first-team debut in a league victory over Forfar Athletic in December 2017.[2][3]

After attracting interest from a number of clubs,[4] Edwards signed a two-year deal with Scottish Championship side Dunfermline Athletic for an undisclosed fee on 16 July 2019.[2] The following day, Edwards made his first appearance for Dunfermline, coming on as a second-half substitute in a Scottish League Cup match against Albion Rovers.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 8 May 2021[6]
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
Airdrieonians 2017–18[7] Scottish League One 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2018–19[8] 22 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 27 0
Total 34 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 39 0
Dunfermline Athletic 2019–20[9] Scottish Championship 15 0 1 0 2 0 1[a] 0 19 0
2020–21[10] 25 0 1 0 6 0 2[b] 0 34 0
Total 40 0 2 0 8 0 3 0 53 0
Career total 74 0 3 0 12 0 3 0 92 0
  1. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Challenge Cup
  2. ^ Appearances in the Scottish Premiership Playoffs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Temple, Alan (16 July 2019). "Josh Edwards opens up on testing journey from boys' club football to Dunfermline – as Stevie Crawford explains Callum Smith exit". Deadline News. Capital City Press. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Josh Edwards: Dunfermline pay undisclosed fee for Airdrieonians left-back". BBC Sport. BBC. 16 July 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Airdrieonians 2–1 Forfar Athletic". Airdrieonians FC. 2 December 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  4. ^ Hart, Ross (16 July 2019). "Dunfermline sign Airdrie full-back Josh Edwards". Dunfermline Press. Newsquest. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Dunfermline 6–0 Albion Rovers". Dunfermline Athletic FC. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  6. ^ Josh Edwards at Soccerbase
  7. ^ "Games played by Josh Edwards in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Games played by Josh Edwards in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Games played by Josh Edwards in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Games played by Josh Edwards in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 October 2019.

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