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Leonardo Adelino da Silva Lopes (born 30 November 1998) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Wigan Athletic and for Portugal U20s.

Leonardo Da Silva Lopes
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Lopes with Peterborough United in 2015
Personal information
Full name Leonardo Adelino da Silva Lopes[1]
Date of birth (1998-11-30) 30 November 1998 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Wigan Athletic
Number 19
Youth career
2008–2010 Santa Iria
2010–2011 Atlético Povoense
2013–2014 Peterborough United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 Peterborough United 86 (2)
2018– Wigan Athletic 1 (0)
2019Gillingham (loan) 14 (1)
National team
2018– Portugal U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:02 10 May 2019 (BST)

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CareerEdit

Da Silva Lopes joined the Peterborough United academy in 2013 when he was 14 years old. He previously played at youth level for the Powerleague Colts, when he was 13 in 2012. Lopes signed a senior contact on 10 March 2015 along with four other graduates (Harry Anderson, Jack Friend, Jonny Edwards and Tobi Adebayo-Rowling).[3] He made his senior debut in a 4–3 victory against Crawley Town on 25 April 2015.[4] He scored his first goal for Peterborough in a 3–1 EFL Cup loss against Swansea City on 23 August 2016.[5]

It was announced on 5 June 2018 that Lopes had completed a transfer to Wigan Athletic for an undisclosed fee, thought to be around £1.5 million.[6] On 31 January 2019, he joined EFL League One side Gillingham on loan for the remainder of the 2018–19 season.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 4 May 2019
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
Peterborough United 2014–15[8] League One 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2015–16[9] League One 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2016–17[10] League One 38 2 4 1 2 1 2[a] 0 46 4
2017–18[11] League One 38 0 0 0 1 0 1[a] 0 40 0
Wigan Athletic 2018-19[12] Championship 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Gillingham 2018-19[13] League One 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1
Career total 101 3 5 1 4 1 3 0 113 5
  1. ^ a b Appearances in EFL Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Retained List 2015-16" (PDF). English Football League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Leo Da Silva Lopes". 11v11. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Young Posh Quartet Commit Future". Peterborough United FC. 10 March 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Peterborough Utd 4 - 3 Crawley Town (25/04/2015) - UpThePosh! The Peterborough United Database". www.uptheposh.com.
  5. ^ "Peterborough 1–3 Swansea". BBC Sport. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  6. ^ https://www.wiganathletic.com/news/2018/june/latics-secure-the-signing-of-19-year-old-midfielder-leonardo-da-silva-lopes-from-peterborough-united/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Gillingham: Ricky Holmes, Graham Burke, Tahvon Campbell and Leonardo da Silva Lopes sign". BBC Sport. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Games played by Leonardo Lopes in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Games played by Leonardo Lopes in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Games played by Leonardo Lopes in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Games played by Leonardo Lopes in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Leonardo da Silva Lopes Stats". FBref.com. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Leonardo da Silva Lopes Stats". FBref.com. Retrieved 10 May 2019.

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