Oliver Casey


Oliver Joseph Casey (born 14 October 2000), sometimes known as Olly Casey,[4] is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Leeds United.

Oliver Casey
Personal information
Full name Oliver Joseph Casey[1]
Date of birth (2000-10-14) 14 October 2000 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Leeds, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[3][2]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Leeds United
Number 49
Youth career
0000–2019 Leeds United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Leeds United 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:47, 7 December 2019 (UTC)

Career


Born in Leeds,[2][3] Casey came through the academy at Leeds United. After impressing for Leeds' under 18s and under 23s, he signed a two-year professional contract with Leeds United in November 2018,[5][6] making his professional debut on 7 December 2019 as an 85th-minute substitute for Mateusz Klich in a 2–0 victory at Huddersfield Town.[7][8] He signed a new three-year contract with the club on 14 July 2020.[9]

His first start of the 2020–21 season came on 16 September 2020 for Premier League Leeds in a 1–1 draw against League One side Hull City in the EFL Cup (Hull went on to win 9–8 on penalties).[10]

Career statistics


As of match played 10 January 2021
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Leeds United 2019–20[11] Championship 1000000010
2020–21[12] Premier League 0010100020
Total 1010100030
Leeds United U21 2020–21[12] 2[lower-alpha 1]020
Career total 1010102050
  1. Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy

Honours


Leeds United

References


  1. "Club list of registered players: As at 18th May 2019: Leeds United" (PDF). English Football League. p. 17. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  2. "Oliver Casey". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  3. Oliver Casey at Soccerbase
  4. "Leeds United Under-23s maintain winning run as Joe Gelhardt bags brace". www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  5. "Oliver Casey signs professional deal". www.leedsunited.com. Leeds United F.C. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  6. "Oliver Casey is the type of player that will delight Leeds fans". www.leedsunited.news. 16 November 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  7. "Huddersfield Town 0–2 Leeds United: Ezgjan Alioski & Pablo Hernandez send Whites top". BBC Sport. 7 December 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  8. Sobot, Lee (8 December 2019). "Spotlight on Oliver Casey as Leeds United unveil potential new star compared to Ben White". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  9. Urquhart, Joe (14 July 2020). "Leeds United defender handed new deal at Elland Road under Marcelo Bielsa". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  10. "Leeds 1 Hull City 1". BBC Sport. 25 September 2020. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  11. "Games played by Oliver Casey in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  12. "Games played by Oliver Casey in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  13. Mewis, Joe; Kemble, Jamie (18 July 2020). "Full list of Leeds United players who will get Championship winners' medals". LeedsLive. Retrieved 9 August 2020.