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David Wheater

Middlesbrough FC

uncapped
2008

Timeline

  David James Wheater
Birth 14 February 1987 in Redcar, Cleveland [registered in Central Cleveland, February 1987]
Marriage to Laura Fountain, 4 June 2011, at St Paul's & St Peter's Church, Stainton, Middlesbrough

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [various] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Wheater was a Middlesbrough FC trainee when he signed professional forms on 16 February 2005. He was loaned out to Doncaster Rovers FC between January and April 2006. Wolverhampton Wanderers FC followed in September 2006, but the three-month loan deal was cut short. A loan period to Darlington FC happened from 1 January 2007. Wheater returned to the Riverside Stadium, becoming club captain for the 2009-10 season in the Championship. He returned to the Premier League when he was signed by Bolton Wanderers FC on 20 January 2011, for £3.5 million. Signed for Oldham Athletic FC on 1 August 2019. He was informed on 21 September 2020, that he was no longer a member of the first-team squad.

League honours
389+20 appearances, 31 goals
six red cards
Middlesbrough FC 2006-0 136+four appearances, nine goals
debut: (sub) 14 January 2006 Arsenal FC 7 Middlesbrough FC 0.
Doncaster Rovers FC 2006 loan seven appearances, one goal
debut (league one): 11 February 2006 Doncaster Rovers FC 2 Barnsley FC 0.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2006 loan one appearance
debut (c'ship): 1 November 2006 Southampton FC 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 0.
Darlington FC 2007 loan fifteen appearances, two goals
debut (league two): 13 January 2007 Darlington FC 3 Peterborough United FC 1.
Bolton Wanderers FC 2011-19 196+sixteen appearances, fifteen goals
debut: (sub) 13 February 2011 Bolton Wanderers FC 2 Everton FC 0.
Oldham Athletic FC 2019-20 34 appearances, four goals
debut (league two): 3 August 2019 Forest Green Rovers FC 1 Oldham Athletic FC 0.
last (league two): 7 March 2020 Crawley Town FC 0 Oldham Athletic FC 3.
Club honours FA Youth Cup winner 2003-04;
Football L
eague One runners-up 2016-17 (43 apps)
Individual honours North East FWA Young Player of the Year (North East) 2007-08; FWA Player of the Year (North East) 2007-08; PFA League One Team of the Year 2016-17;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 6' 5", 12st. 12lb. [2008]

Source

Barry Hugmans' PFA Yearbooks [various] & ENFA.

England Career

Position(s) Centre-half
Team honours UEFA Under-19 Championships runners-up 2005;
Individual honours England U21 (eleven appearances, one goal, 2007-09), England U19 (seven appearances, 2005-06), England U18 (one appearance, 2004), England U17 (seven appearance, 2007), England U16 (two appearances, 2002-03).
Distinctions None


The Numbers
Squads unused
3 2

Match History

 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - no full appearances

manager: Fabio Capello - no full appearancesx

Age 21
862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL preliminary
squad member
863 28 May 2008 - England 2 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 19
864 1 June 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago 0 England 3, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain AW unused sub 14
   
869 15 October 2008 - Belarus 1 England 3, Dinamo Stadion, Minsk WCP AW replacement squad member
   

Notes

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