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Nigel Reo Coker

West Ham United FC



  Nigel Shola Andre Reo-Coker
Birth 14 May 1984 in Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey [registered in Southwark, London, June 1984].


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Playing Career

Club(s) Wimbledon FC trainee, turning professional on 15 July 2002. After 58 appearances and six goals, signed for West Ham United FC on 23 January 2004 for £575,000. Another 120 league appearances followed and eleven goals were scored before he joined Aston Villa FC for £8.5 million on 5 July 2007. He completed 120 Premier League appearances, scoring once. He was released on 27 May 2011. After which he joined Bolton Wanderers FC in July 2011, and after the club was relegated, following 37 Premier League appearances, scoring three goals, Reo-Coker left the club. It was not until October that he found a new club, Ipswich Town, but only made ten Championship appearances, before leaving in January 2013. On 20 February 2013, Reo-Coker accepted an offer to join Portland Timbers, but instead joined Vancouver Whitecaps. After 44 MLS appearances, with a solitary goal, on 21 August 2014, he was traded to Chivas USA, but after nine appearances, the club folded, and Reo-Coker was placed on the Dispersal Draft, he was unselected until Montreal Impact signed him on 10 December 2014.
Club honours Football League Championship play-off winners 2004-05; FA Cup runners-up 2005-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st 5lb [2005]

England Career

Position(s) Defensive-midfielder
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2006 (reserve)
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (2001-04, 23 appearances, one goal)
Distinctions None


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Match History

 Club: West Ham United F.C. - no full appearances

coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - no full appearancesx

Age 22
b 25 May 2006 - England 1 Belarus A 2, Madejski Stadium, Reading
HL withdrawn
 squad member
836 30 May 2006 - England 3 Hungary 1, Old Trafford, Manchester HW
837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW
Sven-Göran Eriksson had named a provisional 23-man England squad, with a five-man standby list that included Reo Coker, on 8 May 2006. The Final Squad was announced on 15 May. 
Reo-Coker then withdrew from the 2006 World Cup finals reserve Squad through injury.