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Full name  Frederick John Woodman
0000–2013  Crystal Palace
Weight  69 kg
Number  41
Height  1.85 m

Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Croydon, England
Name  Freddie Woodman
Parents  Andy Woodman
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Date of birth  (1997-03-04) 4 March 1997 (age 18)
Current team  Newcastle United F.C. (#41 / Goalkeeper)

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Frederick John Woodman (born 4 March 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Newcastle United.


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Woodman started his career at Crystal Palace before moving to the academy set up at Newcastle United in 2013. Woodman has represented England up to U21 level. He has won the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship and the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with his country, receiving the Golden Glove award for best goalkeeper in the latter tournament.

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Loan to Hartlepool United

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On 16 September 2014, Woodman was sent on a month long loan to Hartlepool to gain experience of being in a first team environment. After six appearances as an unused substitute, Woodman returned to Newcastle.

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In December 2014, an injury crisis at Newcastle led to speculation that Woodman might make his first team debut for Newcastle United in the Tyne and Wear derby against Sunderland. By the end of the season Woodman had established himself as the second choice keeper at Newcastle making a string of appearances on the bench.

Crawley Town (loan)

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On 29 July 2015, Woodman was sent on another loan spell to Crawley Town for half of the 2015–16 season. His debut match was played on 8 August 2015 in a 1–1 draw against Oxford United. Freddie Woodman has said "I'm really looking forward to it. It's a massive difference and it takes some getting used to, I'll take this experience back with me and say 'let's not come back here, let's play in the Premier League'." when asked about his loan spell by BBC. When Mark Yates, the manager of Crawley Town, was asked about signing Woodman he said “We are delighted to have been able to bring one of the best young goalkeepers in the country to the club. The only thing Freddie lacks at the moment is experience in League football and that is what this loan spell with give him. He has all the attributes to become a top-class keeper and I have to thank Steve McClaren, Andy Woodman and everyone at Newcastle for letting us have Freddie for the first half of the season” during an interview with The Football League.

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In October 2015, Newcastle United recalled Woodman from his loan at Crawley Town after first choice keeper Tim Krul suffered a season ending knee injury, Woodman made 12 appearances during his spell with Crawley.

Kilmarnock (loan)

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On 9 January 2017, Woodman moved on loan to Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock for the remainder of the season, along with Newcastle teammates Cal Roberts and Sean Longstaff. He made his debut on 21 January 2017, as Kilmarnock lost 1–0 against Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Cup. Woodman played regularly for Kilmarnock, keeping five clean sheets in 15 appearances. He left the club before the end of the season to play in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

International career

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Woodman won the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship with England, conceding two goals in 4 games and saving a penalty in the final of the tournament against the Netherlands. In the 2014–15 season Woodman played up an age group with the England U19 side. Woodman was a member of the England squad for the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, starting in the semi-final defeat against Italy.

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On 6 October 2016, Woodman made his debut at Under-21 level against Kazakhstan keeping a clean sheet in the process. He was selected in the England U20 squad for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where he won the Golden Glove Award for the tournament's best goalkeeper, and saved a penalty in the final against Venezuela which England won 1–0.

Personal life

He is the son of former Northampton Town goalkeeper Andy Woodman and his godfather is former England international defender and current England manager Gareth Southgate.

Career statistics

As of 30 April 2017


England U-17

  • UEFA European U-17 Championship: 2014
  • England U20
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2017
  • Individual

  • Jack Hixon Award 2015
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Glove: 2017
  • References

    Freddie Woodman Wikipedia