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Luke Burgess (born 3 March 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Barrow on loan from EFL League One club Wigan Athletic.

Luke Burgess
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-03-03) 3 March 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barrow
(on loan from Wigan Athletic)
Youth career
0000–2013 Everton
2013–2017 Wigan Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Wigan Athletic 0 (0)
2018Chorley (loan) 1 (0)
2018–Barrow (loan) 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:36, 16 May 2018 (UTC)

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Club careerEdit

Burgess joined Wigan Athletic in 2013, after progressing through the Everton youth ranks.[1] After signing his first professional deal in the 2017–18 pre-season, Burgess made his Wigan debut during their EFL Cup tie against Blackpool, which resulted in a 2–1 victory for the Latics.[2]

In March 2018 Burgess joined Chorley on loan for the rest of the season, and scored his first senior goal in a 3-2 win over Clitheroe in the final of the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy.[3]

On the eve of the 2018-19 season Burgess joined Barrow on an initial 28 day loan.[4] Burgess scored during an FA Cup tie against former club Chorley, but Barrow lost the match 3–2. In January 2019 he extended his loan spell at Barrow until the end of the season.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 26 September 2017
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
Wigan Athletic 2017–18[6] League One 0 0 0 0 2 0 3[a] 0 5 0
Chorley 2017–18 National League North 1 0 0 0 0 0 2[b] 1 3 0
Barrow 2018–19 National League 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 2
Career total 16 1 1 1 2 0 5 1 24 3
  1. ^ Appearance in EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearances in Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luke Burgess". Wigan Athletic F.C. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Wigan Athletic vs. Blackpool". Soccerway. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  3. ^ Lyons, Harry. "MATCH REPORT | Chorley 3-2 Clitheroe". Chorley F.C. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Bluebirds Land Wigan Ace Burgess". Barrow A.F.C. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.wiganathletic.com/news/2019/january/loan-news-luke-burgess-joins-barrow-afc-until-the-end-of-the-season/
  6. ^ "Games played by Luke Burgess in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 September 2017.

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