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Todd Owen Cantwell (born 27 February 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Norwich City.

Todd Cantwell
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Cantwell playing for Norwich in a pre-season friendly against Charlton Athletic in 2018
Personal information
Full name Todd Owen Cantwell[1]
Date of birth (1998-02-27) 27 February 1998 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Dereham, England
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number 14
Youth career
0000–2017 Norwich City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Norwich City 29 (3)
2018Fortuna Sittard (loan) 10 (2)
National team
2014 England U17 4 (1)
2019– England U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:22, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:55, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

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Club careerEdit

Cantwell was born in Dereham, Norfolk, and attended Northgate High School.[3] Cantwell joined the Norwich Academy aged 10, and in July 2014, Cantwell made his debut for England U-17 against Iceland U-17.[4] Cantwell was shortlisted for the Premier League Two player of the season award for the 2016-17 season.[5] In October 2017, Cantwell was named as a substitute for two Norwich City matches, but did not make an appearance.[5] Cantwell made his senior debut in January 2018 in an FA Cup match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.[3][6] In the same month, Cantwell was loaned to Fortuna Sittard for the rest of the season.[7]

Cantwell made his first start for Norwich City in the team's first round EFL Cup match against Stevenage on 14 August 2018.[8] He made his Norwich City league debut in September 2018 against Reading.[9] In December 2018, Cantwell scored his first senior goal in a 3-1 victory over Rotherham United.[10]

He had his contract extended by Norwich at the end of the 2018–19 season, after the club exercised a one-year option.[11]

International careerEdit

Cantwell represented the England under-17 team at the 2014 Nordic tournament, making his debut against Iceland[4] and scoring in a draw against Finland.[12]

On 30 August 2019, Cantwell was included in the England U21 squad for the first time [13] and made his debut as an 61st minute substitute for Morgan Gibbs-White during the 2021 U21 EURO 2-0 qualifying win over Kosovo at Hull City on 9 September 2019.[14]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 14 September 2019

ClubEdit

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
Norwich City 2017–18 Championship 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19 24 1 1 0 2 0 27 1
2019–20 Premier League 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 2
Career total 29 3 2 0 2 0 33 3

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CLUB LIST OF REGISTERED PLAYERS AS AT 19th MAY 2018" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Todd Cantwell". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b Bale, David (18 January 2018). "Dereham youngster Todd Cantwell's old school 'incredibly proud' after his Norwich City debut against Chelsea in FA Cup". Dereham Times. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b Davitt, Paddy (29 July 2014). "Norwich City youngster Todd Cantwell is lapping up England role". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b Freezer, David (1 November 2017). "Cantwell targets loan spell after featuring as a substitute for Canaries in Championship games". The Pink'un. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Todd Cantwell: A debut to remember". Norwich City F.C. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Todd Cantwell joins Fortuna Sittard on loan". Norwich City F.C. 28 January 2018. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  8. ^ Freezer, David. "Canaries make 10 changes for Stevenage cup tie with Cantwell and Aarons handed full debuts". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  9. ^ Freezer, David (20 September 2018). "Cantwell gives a glimpse of creative capabilities during impressive league debut for Canaries". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  10. ^ Freezer, David (1 December 2018). "'This is a special time for the club' – Canaries fans thrilled to see starlets play key role in comeback victory". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Steve Naismith: Norwich City release Scotland striker after unveiling retained list". BBC Sport. 21 May 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  12. ^ Veevers, Nicholas (5 September 2019). "Todd Cantwell reflects on his England return as young Lions kick-off Euro campaign". The Football Association. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  13. ^ Veevers, Nicholas (30 August 2019). "England U21s kick-off a new campaign and Aidy Boothroyd has picked his squad". The Football Association. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  14. ^ Sport, BBC (9 September 2019). "England U21 2-0 Kosovo U21". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  15. ^ Anderson, John, ed. (2019). Football Yearbook 2019–2020. London: Headline Publishing Group. pp. 258–259. ISBN 978-1-4722-6111-3.

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