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Jonathan Edwards (English footballer)

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Place of birth  Luton, England
Name  Jonathan Edwards
Playing position  Striker
Role  English footballer
Number  24
Height  1.80 m
0000–2015  Peterborough United

Full name  Jonathan Devonte Edwards
Date of birth  (1996-11-24) 24 November 1996 (age 19)
Current team  Peterborough United F.C. (#30 / Forward)

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Jonathan Devonte Edwards (born 24 November 1996) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Accrington Stanley on loan from Hull City.


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Born in Luton, Edwards joined Peterborough United from Stevenage and signed his first professional contract with the club on 10 March 2015 after a prolific two seasons in the under 18 side. Edwards made his debut in a 1–1 draw against Barnsley on 18 April 2015, replacing goalscorer Conor Washington in the 94th minute of the match. His home debut followed a week later as a second-half substitute in a 4–3 win against Crawley Town. Edwards made his first start for the club on the final day of the season, but was sent off in the second half of a 1–1 draw against Oldham Athletic. In July 2015, Edwards joined Ilkeston for an original season-long loan but he returned to Peterborough in September. On 27 November 2015, Edwards signed for St Albans City on loan until 2 January 2016. He scored two goals on his debut in the Herts Senior Cup. He subsequently remained with St Albans until 5 March 2016.

On 12 May 2016, Hull City announced the signing of Edwards on a one-year contract after a successful trial with the club's U21 squad. On 1 January 2017, Edwards joined EFL League Two club Accrington Stanley on loan until the end of the 2016–17 season. His first appearance was as a substitute against Hartlepool in the 2–2 draw at home. His first start for Accrington Stanley was part of a 3–0 defeat to Cheltenham Town. Edwards was subbed off at the 61st minute.

On 3 July 2017, Edwards signed a new one-year contract with Hull City with an option for a further year. Though he ruturned to Accrington Stanley on loan for the 2017–18 season.

Career statistics

As of 22 January 2017.


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