Scott Mitchell (footballer)


Scott Andrew Mitchell (born 2 September 1985 in Ely, Cambridgeshire) is an English former professional footballer.

Scott Mitchell
Personal information
Full name Scott Andrew Mitchell[1]
Date of birth (1985-09-02) 2 September 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth Ely, England
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Ipswich Town 2 (0)
2006–2008 Livingston 41 (4)
2008 Peterborough United 5 (0)
2008Stevenage Borough (loan) 6 (0)
2008 Rushden & Diamonds 0 (0)
2008–2009 King's Lynn 33 (2)
2009–2014 Lowestoft Town
2014–2015 Leiston
Total 87 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:11, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Playing career


Mitchell began his career with Ipswich Town. He made his debut against Derby County in November 2003 and made four appearances for the first-team.[2] He was not offered a new contract at the end of the 2005–06 season[2] and joined Scottish First Division side Livingston in May 2006 on a two-year contract,[3] where he made over 40 first-team appearances for the club.[4] He joined Peterborough United on a short-term contract in January 2008[5] and made five appearances for Peterborough in Football League Two.[6] He then joined Conference National side Rushden & Diamonds in June 2008.[7] In August 2009, Mitchell joined the Suffolk coastal side Lowestoft Town playing in the Isthmian League Division One North. Mitchell was confirmed as signed for Leiston on 21 July 2014.[8]

Later career


Mitchell joined his former club Ipswich Town as an academy coach in 2011. After retiring from playing, he became the Head of Academy Performance Analysis at Ipswich in 2016. In 2017, he became the club's Head of Academy Recruitment.[9][10]

Career statistics


Source:[11]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Ipswich Town 2003–04 First Division 2000000020
2004–05 Championship 0010100020
2005–06 Championship 00000000
Total 2010100040
Livingston 2006–07 Scottish First Division 32420201[lower-alpha 1]0374
2007–08 Scottish First Division 9000101[lower-alpha 1]0110
Total 414203020484
Peterborough United 2007–08 League Two 5010000060
Career total 484404020584
  1. Appearance in Scottish Challenge Cup

References


  1. "Scott Mitchell". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. "Mitchell is free to leave Ipswich". BBC Sport. 14 February 2006. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  3. "Livi to sign up defender Mitchell". BBC Sport. 24 May 2006. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  4. "Scott Mitchell". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  5. "Peterborough sign Williams again". BBC Sport. 2 January 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  6. "Games played by Scott Mitchell in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  7. "Mitchell's a diamond". Non League Daily. 10 June 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  8. "Scott Mitchell joins the Blues". Leiston F.C. 21 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  9. "Scott Mitchell Profile". Ipswich Town F.C. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  10. "Management Team". itfcacademy.com. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  11. "Scott Mitchell profile". Soccerbase. Retrieved 18 June 2020.