Monday, August 18, 2008

Jay Spearing

Jay Spearing ( 26 )

Full Name: Jay Spearing
Position: Midfield Center, Defender Right
Squad number: 26
Date of birth: 25/Nov/1988
Birth place: Wirral, England
Former clubs: LFC Youth Academy
LFC 1st team games: 0
LFC 1st team goals: 0
England International caps: 0
England International goals: 0
Career Appearances: 0
Career Goals: 0
Transfer Fee: £0m

Jay Spearing Profile

Jay Spearing graduated to Melwood in the summer of 2007 after the best part of a decade at the Academy.

The central midfielder cum defender captained Liverpool Under-18s to the second of their successive FA Youth Cup victories in 2007.

A broken leg meant he missed most of the previous campaign, though he did feature as a late substitute when the young Reds beat Man City in the final.

In May 2007, Spearing was voted best player at the Torneo di Renate after a Liverpool under-20s side competed against the likes of AC Milan and Parma.

He then played a crucial role as Gary Ablett's second string clinched the FA Premier Reserve League title in 2007-08.

Reserves coach Gary Ablett said of the petite but combative youngster: "I think he will find that if he advances at this football club, centre-back may not be his position. His understanding and reading of the game in central midfield are there for all to see."

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