Shaun Nicholas Harrad (born 11 December 1984) is an English footballer who currently plays for side Ilkeston Town, where he plays as a forward and is assistant manager.[1]

Shaun Harrad
Personal information
Full name Shaun Nicholas Harrad
Date of birth (1984-12-11) 11 December 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Nottingham, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ilkeston Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Notts County 29 (1)
2003Gresley Rovers (loan) 16 (10)
2004Tamworth (loan) 6 (3)
2005–2011 Burton Albion 229 (69)
2011 Northampton Town 18 (6)
2011–2014 Bury 44 (2)
2012Rotherham United (loan) 8 (3)
2012–2013Cheltenham Town (loan) 31 (8)
2014 Alfreton Town 16 (7)
2014–2015 Notts County 12 (2)
2015Cheltenham Town (loan) 12 (1)
2015–2016 Worcester City 10 (0)
2016 Torquay United 18 (3)
2016–2017 Wrexham 18 (2)
2017 Torquay United 12 (1)
2017–2019 Matlock Town
2018–2019Grantham Town (loan) 5 (3)
2019 Basford United
2019 Barwell 0 (0)
2019– Ilkeston Town 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 England C 10 (1)
Teams managed
2018 Matlock Town (player-assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:00, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Playing careerEdit

Harrad began his career at Notts County, making 29 appearances and scoring one goal.[2] He spent loan spells out at Gresley Rovers and Tamworth, before being released in 2005.

He joined Burton Albion in 2005, gaining promotion with the club in 2009 to the Football League, scoring 16 goals in the promotion season. He was the club's top scorer with 21 League goals in the 2009-10 season, and scored his first career hat-trick against Rotherham United on 11 September 2010.

On 20 January 2011, Northampton Town signed Harrad for £35,000 on a two and a half-year contract.[3]

On 31 August 2011, Bury signed Harrad for an undisclosed fee, on a three-year contract. He was given the squad number 25.[4]

Harrad joined Rotherham United on loan in February 2012, on an emergency loan deal, and scored three times for the Millers in his spell there. On 3 August 2012, Harrad was loaned to League Two club Cheltenham Town for the full 2012–13 season.[5]

On 16 January 2014, Harrad had his contract cancelled at Bury.[6]

On 21 August 2014, Harrad signed a contract with Notts County, until January 2015. Harrad was loaned to Cheltenham Town on 26 February 2015 until the end of the season.[7] At the end of the 2014–15 season, Harrad was released by Notts.[8]

After a spell at Worcester City, On 11 January 2016 Harrad signed a contract with Torquay United until the end of the 2015/16 season.

On 26 July 2016, Harrad signed a 6-month contract with Wrexham.[9] He made his debut for the club on the opening day of the 2016–17 season, in a 0–0 draw with Dover Athletic.[10] In January 2017, Wrexham manager Dean Keates decided against extending Harrad's contract at the club and he was subsequently released.[11] He re-joined Torquay United until the end of the 16/17 season scoring one goal in twelve appearances.

On 15 July 2017 Harrad signed for Northern Premier League Premier Division side Matlock Town on a one-year deal.[12] On 27 April 2018, Dave Hoole was appointed as the new manager for Matlock Town, where Harrad was going to function as a playing assistant manager.[13] Hoole resigned on 11 September 2018, and Harrad left the position as an assistant manager, but continued at the club just as a player.[14] On 5 December 2018, Harrad was loaned out to Grantham Town for a month.[15] As he came back from the loan, he was released by Matlock.[16]

Two days later, on 9 January 2019, Harrad joined Basford United.[17]

Harrad joined Southern League Premier Division Central side Barwell on 16 July 2019. following a successful trial period with the club.[18]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 2 February 2013.[19]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Burton 2005–06 38 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 9
2006–07 41 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 1
2007–08 46 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 52 16
2008–09 40 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 43 14
2009–10 42 21 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 45 22
2010–11 20 10 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 23 13
Total 227 69 14 5 1 1 1 0 5 0 248 75
Northampton Town 2010–11 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6
Total 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6
Bury 2011–12 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 2
Total 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 2
Rotherham United (loan) 2011–12 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3
Total 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3
Cheltenham Town (loan) 2012–13 28 8 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 33 10
Total 28 8 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 33 10
Career total 307 88 18 7 2 1 2 0 5 0 332 95

HonoursEdit

Burton Albion

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shaun Harrad". 8 September 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Shrewsbury 1–1 Notts County". BBC. 23 April 2005. Retrieved 14 September 2010.
  3. ^ Northampton Town net Burton Albion striker Shaun Harrad BBC Sport. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  4. ^ Shaun Harrad arrives at Bury. Bury Football Club, 31 August 2011.
  5. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/16952960
  6. ^ "Departures confirmed". Bury FC. 16 January 2014.
  7. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/31637526
  8. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/32626746
  9. ^ "Striker Shaun Harrad and full-back Jordan Evans sign for Wrexham". BBC Sport. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Wrexham 0–0 Dover Athletic". BBC Sport. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  11. ^ "Dean Keates on latest Wrexham AFC transfer news". Daily Post. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Gladiators pull off major coup as Harrad signs on the dotted line". 15 July 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  13. ^ Matlock name Hoole as their new boss, peakfm.co.uk, 27 April 2018
  14. ^ Dave Hoole resigns from Matlock Town post, matlockmercury.co.uk, 11 September 2018
  15. ^ SQUAD UPDATE – Shaun Harrad and Jake Green, matlocktownfc.co.uk, 5 December 2018
  16. ^ Gladiators release Harrad, matlocktownfc.co.uk, 8 January 2019
  17. ^ Basford Capture Harrad, evostikleague.co.uk, 9 January 2019
  18. ^ Barwell Capture Harrad, twitter.com, 16 July 2019
  19. ^ Shaun Harrad at Soccerbase

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