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Full name  Lee Erwin
2006–2012  Motherwell
Weight  79 kg
Number  19
Height  1.88 m

Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer
Name  Lee Erwin
Career start  2006
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Date of birth  (1994-03-19) 19 March 1994 (age 21)
Current team  Leeds United F.C. (#19 / Forward)
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Place of birth  Bellshill, Scotland

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Lee Harry Erwin (born 19 March 1994) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a forward for Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock. He is also a Scottish youth international, having played at the under-17, under-18 and under-19 levels.

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Erwin has previously played for Motherwell, Arbroath, Leeds United, Bury and Oldham Athletic.

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Motherwell

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Erwin is a product of the Motherwell Academy. In the summer of 2012, he signed a three-year contract with the club.

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On 30 August 2013, Erwin joined Scottish League One club Arbroath on an initial one-month loan deal The following day, he scored twice on his debut as Arbroath beat Brechin City 2–1. which was twice extended for a further month. He left the Gayfield Park club having scored eight goals in 11 appearances.

Shortly after returning to Motherwell, Erwin suffered a serious knee injury in a Scottish Youth Cup match against Kilmarnock that looked like it could end his involvement that season, although he returned to feature for the under-20s before the end of the season.

On 17 July 2014, Erwin made his debut for Motherwell as a substitute in a 2–2 draw against Stjarnan in the UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round first leg after being promoted to the first team by Manager Stuart McCall. He scored his first goal for the club on his league debut, a 1–0 win against St Mirren on 9 August 2014.

On 29 April 2015, with Erwin's contract set to expire at the end of the 2014–15 season, Motherwell offered Erwin a new three-year deal, however Erwin advised he would be concentrating on helping keep Motherwell in the Scottish Premier League before looking into his own future.

After becoming a regular starter under new Manager Ian Baraclough, who dropped top scorer John Sutton and played Erwin as a central striker, he ended the 2014–15 season in fine form, scoring five goals in his last nine games of the season. Erwin scored on the 28 May for Motherwell in a 3–1 victory over Rangers at Ibrox in the first leg of the Scottish Premier League Playoff.

On 31 May, during the second leg against Rangers, Erwin won a penalty which was converted by John Sutton to help Motherwell record a 3–0 win and a 6–1 on aggregate victory to stay in the Scottish Premier League. However, after the match, Erwin was involved in an incident when he went to shake Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni's hand, Mohsni refused, which resulted in Erwin pushing Mohsni who reacted by kicking then punching Erwin causing a mass brawl between the players. On 1 June, Police Scotland announced an investigation into the incident at Fir Park. He ended the season with six goals in 36 appearances (including Motherwell's two playoff legs) with 22 of the 36 games coming as a starter, and 14 of those coming off the bench.

After initial reports that Erwin had been sent off after the game, the Scottish Football Association revealed that Erwin had only received a yellow card from referee Craig Thomson after the game for his part in the incident. On 2 June, Motherwell confirmed that they had offered Erwin a new three-year contract, It was also revealed that Erwin was also offered a contract by Football League Championship club Leeds United, with compensation due to Mothwerwell should Erwin accept Leeds' offer instead. On 3 June, Motherwell manager Ian Baraclough revealed he felt Erwin would become a future star for the Scotland national side and hoped Erwin would turn down the offer from Leeds United to stay at Motherwell.

Leeds United

After much speculation, on 10 June 2015, Erwin signed a three-year deal with Championship club Leeds United. On 31 July 2015, Erwin was given the number 19 shirt for the upcoming 2015–16 season. After being an unused substitute under Uwe Rosler, in October 2015 Erwin moved to Bury on a 28-day loan. After playing three games, he returned to Leeds in November 2015, upon expiry of his loan, with new Leeds Head Coach Steve Evans revealing he wanted to give Erwin a bigger opportunity to play.

He made his Leeds debut on 21 November 2015, against Rotherham United in a controversial 1–0 defeat.

On 9 July 2016, Erwin signed for Oldham Athletic on a season-long loan. He scored his first goal for Oldham in a 3–2 loss against Shrewsbury Town on 3 September 2016.

In 40 Appearances in all competitions for Oldham Athletic during the 2016/17 season, Erwin scored 10 goals (8 in the league). With Erwin finishing the clubs Top Goalscorer for the season.

Despite scoring four goals in his first two pre-season games back at Leeds United, on 13 July 2017, he and Toumani Diagouraga were deemed surplus to requirements at the club by new Head Coach Thomas Christiansen and were not named as part of Leeds' travelling squad to Kufstein in Austria.

Kilmarnock

Erwin signed a two-year contract with Kilmarnock in July 2017. He scored on his debut against Dumbarton on 21 July 2017, in the Scottish League Cup.

International career

Erwin has been capped by Scotland at under-17, Scotland under-18 and under-19 levels.

Career statistics

As of 9 September 2017

Personal life

His father, Harry, made 351 appearances in the Scottish Football League, playing for Airdrie, Stenhousemuir, Alloa and East Stirlingshire between 1978 and 1991.

References

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