|Full name Dominic Calvert-Lewin|
Weight 64 kg
2005-2015 Sheffield United
Height 1.76 m
|Playing position |
Name Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Date joined 2015
|Date of birth (1997-03-16) 16 March 1997 (age 18)|
Current team Northampton Town F.C. (#20 / Midfielder)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
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Dominic Nathaniel Calvert-Lewin (born 16 March 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Everton and the England under-21 team.
- A brilliant finish from on loan sheffield united striker dominic calvert lewin
- Dominic calvert lewin
- Sheffield United
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- Style of play
- England U20
- Career statistics
- Personal life
Dominic calvert lewin
Calvert-Lewin joined the Youth Academy of Sheffield United on 28 April 2005. After progressing through the ranks of Sheffield United youth team, he signed a scholarships with the academy when he was sixteen.
Calvert-Lewin appeared in the first team as an unused substitute, in a 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the third round of FA Cup on 4 January 2014. After this, he was awarded for the League Football Education’s ‘The 11’. In early April 2015, he signed a new long-term deal to keep him at Bramall Lane until summer 2018. Calvert-Lewin made his professional début for the senior team on 25 April 2015, in a 1–1 draw away at Leyton Orient as a 66th-minute substitute. At the end of the 2014-15 season, he went on to make two appearances.
In the club's pre-season tour ahead of the 2015-16 season, Calvert-Lewin scored in a friendly match, in a 1-0 win over Ilkeston on 9 July 2015. Following the match, Manager Nigel Adkins hinted that Calvert-Lewin earned himself a first team chance in the 2015-16 season. After his loan spell at Northampton Town came to an end in January 2016, Calvert-Lewin returned to the first team and didn't make his first appearance on 13 February 2016, in a 1-0 win over Doncaster Rovers. Nevertheless, he went on to make nine appearance for the side in the 2015-16 season.
Ahead of the 2016-17 season, there were hints of Calvert-Lewin making a first team breakthrough, with his former manager Wilder appointed as the new Sheffield United manager. He only made one appearance in the 2016-17 season, which was against Crewe Alexandra, in a 2-1 loss in the EFL Cup campaign.
On 24 December 2014, Calvert-Lewin was loaned out to Stalybridge Celtic for a youth loan. Two days later, on 26 December 2014, he scored twice on his debut, in a 4-2 win over Hyde United and scored against them for the second in their second meeting on 1 January 2015, in a 7-1 win. Two weeks later, on 17 January 2015, he scored twice for the second time, in a 2-2 draw against North Ferriby United. This was followed up by scoring in the next game on 24 January 2015, in a 4-1 loss against Tamworth. At the beginning of February 2015, Calvert-Lewin returned to his parent club following his good performance at Stalybridge Celtic, scoring six times in five appearances.
On 7 August 2015, Calvert-Lewin joined Northampton Town on loan until January. Calvert-Lewin made his debut on 11 August, scoring in a 3–0 win against Blackpool in the League Cup. He scored his second goal for the club on 1 September, opening the scoring in a 3–2 win against Colchester United in the Football League Trophy. Calvert-Lewin then scored two goals in two matches on 19 September 2015 and 26 September 2015 against Morecambe and Leyton Orient. It wasn't until on 20 October 2015 when he scored twice in a 3-2 win over Carlisle United, followed up by scoring, in a 2-1 win over Stevenage. He didn't score the next goal until 5 December 2015, in a 3-2 win over Northwich Victoria in the second round of the FA Cup. Despite keen on extending his loan at the club, Calvert-Lewin, however, returned to his parent club instead. By the time he left, he went on to make twenty-six appearances and scoring eight times in all competitions.
Calvert-Lewin signed for Everton in a £1.5m deal on 31 August 2016. He later reflected on joining Everton, describing the move as "simply too good to resist."
He made his debut as a substitute in a 2–1 win over Arsenal on 13 December 2016. After missing out for two months, due to ankle injury, Calvert-Lewin scored his first goal for Everton in a Premier League fixture against Hull City on 18 March 2017. Everton eventually beat Hull 4–0. On 3 May 2017, Calvert-Lewin signed a five-year contract, keeping him until 2022. At the end of the 2016-17 season, he finished his first season, making eleven appearances and scoring once in all competitions.
Following his World Cup performance, BBC Sport expected Calvert-Lewin to make a first team breakthrough ahead of the 2017-18 season. Calvert-Lewin scored the winner for Everton in their Europa League third qualifying round second leg against Slovakian side MFK Ružomberok on 3 August 2017.
Style of play
Both Keith Briggs and Neill Collins reacted positively about Calvert-Lewin, including his attitude, while Chris Short described him as "football mad and a special talent." Manager Nigel Clough said of him: "He’s a big lad who is good technically for the stage he’s at and he’s going to win headers against anybody", while manager Nigel Adkins also said: "He took the ball with his back to goal, controlled it and popped an overhead kick straight in the top corner. Brilliant stuff."
Calvin-Lewis made his England U20 debut on 1 September 2016, in a 1-1 draw against Brazil U20, followed up scoring in his second appearance, in a 2-1 loss three days later. He later scored against Germany U20 (twice) and Senegal U20.
Calvert-Lewin was selected to play for England in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. He scored two goals in the tournament; his first was the first goal of tournament for England scored in the match against Argentina, the last was the winning goal in the final as they beat Venezuela 1–0. He joined Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters as the only England players to score in a World Cup Final.
Career statisticsAs of match played 9 September 2017
Growing up in Sheffield, England, Calvert-Lewin grew up supporting Sheffield United. During his six-months spell at the club, he resided with his then team-mate Ryan Cresswell and developed a good friendship. He also said he still gets advice from his father.
Calvert-Lewin is currently in a relationship with Meg Lilley, a model. The couple have been together since December 2016. Outside of football, he has interests in photography.