Sam Greenwood (footballer)


Sam Greenwood (born 26 January 2002) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Leeds United.

Sam Greenwood
Personal information
Full name Sam Greenwood[1]
Date of birth (2002-01-26) 26 January 2002 (age 19)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[2]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Leeds United
Number 42
Youth career
0000–2018 Sunderland
2018–2020 Arsenal
2020–2021 Leeds United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2021– Leeds United 0 (0)
National team
2018–2019 England U17 15 (12)
2019– England U18 5 (3)
2019– England U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:37, 10 January 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:33, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

Early life


Greenwood was born in Sunderland.[3][4]

Club career


Greenwood started his career at Sunderland's academy, but left to join Arsenal's academy in 2018 at the age of 16, for a fee reported to be £500,000.[3][4]

Greenwood joined Leeds United on a three-year deal on 28 August 2020 for a undisclosed fee, reported to be £1,500,000.[5][6][4] He won the Premier League 2 player of the month award for September 2020.[7][8] Greenwood made his senior Leeds debut on 10 January 2021 in the 3–0 FA Cup third round defeat against Crawley Town as a second-half substitute.[9][10]

International career


Greenwood has represented England at under-17, under-18 and under-19 levels.[2]

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
Arsenal U21 2019–20[11] 2[lower-alpha 1]020
Leeds United 2020–21[12] Premier League 0010000010
Leeds United U21 2020–21[12] 1[lower-alpha 1]010
Career total 0010003040
  1. Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy

References


  1. "2020/21 Premier League squads confirmed". www.premierleague.com. Premier League. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  2. "Sam Greenwood". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  3. Warlow, Robert; Doyle, Joe (28 August 2019). "Who is Sam Greenwood? The Arsenal wonderkid Juventus and Milan are considering". Football.London. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  4. Johns, Craig (28 August 2020). "Sunderland to miss out on bonuses as Sam Greenwood joins Leeds". ChronicleLive. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  5. "Arsenal youngster Greenwood joins Leeds United on three-year deal". Goal. 28 August 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  6. "Leeds United complete Sam Greenwood signing". www.leedsunited.com. Leeds United F.C. 28 August 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  7. "Greenwood delight at PL2 Player of the Month award". www.premierleague.com. Premier League. 12 October 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  8. "Sam Greenwood named Premier League 2 Player of the Month". www.leedsunited.com. Leeds United F.C. 12 October 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  9. Beardmore, Michael (10 January 2021). "Crawley crush Leeds in stunning FA Cup upset". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  10. Sobot, Lee (10 January 2021). "Spotlight on Sam Greenwood as teenage Leeds United striker starts deep for Whites debut". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  11. "Games played by Sam Greenwood in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  12. "Games played by Sam Greenwood in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 10 January 2021.