England Football Online
 Home  New Team Matches
Seasons Competition  Opponents Comment
Features Q & A Forum Appendices
Contact Us Page Last Updated 30 May 2015

 

Nicky Shorey
Reading FC

2 cap 0 goals
25% successful
2007-08
disciplined: 0
captaincies: 0
minutes played: 180


Players Index

Nicky Shorey Profile

Full name Nicholas Shorey
Popular name Nicky Shorey
Born  19 February 1981 in Romford, London
Height/Weight 5'9", 10st 10lb. [2005]

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a Leyton Orient FC trainee, before signing professionally on 5 July 1999. After fifteen Division Three appearances, he signed for Reading FC on 9 February 2001 for £25,000. Shorey helped his club into the elite following promotion from the Football League and remained in the Premiership following Reading FC's relegation, after 267 league appearances and twelve goals, he signed for Aston Villa FC on 7 August 2008. Shorey failed to settle, and on 1 September 2009, he almost joined Portsmouth FC on a season-long loan, but the deal fell through. Instead, on 24 November he joined Nottingham Forest on loan, for nine Championship appearances. On his return to Villa Park, he was loaned out again to Fulham FC on 1 February 2010, for another nine Premiership appearances. So after only 25 Villa Premiership appearances, on 7 August 2010, Shorey joined West Bromwich Albion FC, and after 53 Premiership appearances, he was released on 16 May 2012. On 10 July 2012, he re-signed for Reading FC, until he was again released after seventeen Premiership outings, on 24 May 2013. He then had a trial with Brighton & Hove Albion FC on 24 June, and played in a friendly for Millwall FC on 13 July. On 30 August, he signed for Bristol City FC on a short-term contract, he left in the December after fourteen League One appearances. On 9 January 2014, Shorey eventually signed for Portsmouth, where he has played 41 League Two appearances up until 2014-15;
Club honours Football League Championship winners 2005-06;
Individual honours PFA Championship Team of the Year 2005-06;
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number 1149th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back.
First match No. 852, 1 June 2007, England 1 Brazil 1, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley.  Aged 26 years 101 days;
Last match No. 854, 22 August 2007, England 1 Germany 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley.  Aged 26 years 183 days;
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours England B (1 cap).
Distinctions None.

 

Nicky Shorey - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals
Avg
Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 2 0 2 0 0 180 0 0 0 0 None

 

Nicky Shorey - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1

 

Nicky Shorey - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1

 

Nicky Shorey - Match Record - Tournament Matches
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2006-08 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ECP All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Nicky Shorey - Match History
Club: Reading F.C. - 2 full caps
Coach: Steve McClaren - 2 full caps
- 57 25-May-2007 England B 3 Albania 1 Turf Moor, Brunshaw Bottom, Burnley B HW Start - off 74 min 3
1 852 01-Jun-2007 England 1 Brazil 1 The National Stadium, Wembley, London F HD Start 3
- 853 06-Jun-2007 Estonia 0 England 3 A. Le Coq Arena, Lillek├╝la, Tallinn ECP AW Squad member
2 854 22-Aug-2007 England 1 Germany 2 The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL Start 3
- 855 08-Sep-2007 England 3 Israel 0 The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Squad member
- 856 12-Sep-2007 England 3 Russia 0 The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW
- 857 13-Oct-2007 England 3 Estonia 0 The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Squad member
- 858 17-Oct-2007 Russia 2 England 1 Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva ECP AL unused sub 12
- 859 16-Nov-2007 Austria 0 England 1 Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW unused sub 14
- 860 21-Nov-2007 England 2 Croatia 3 The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HL Squad member
Coach: Fabio Capello - 0 caps
- 861 06-Feb-2008 England 2 Switzerland 1 The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Preliminary squad member

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

____________________

CG