Write & Earn
Notifications

Ben Watson Biography & Latest News

Ben Watson Biography

Benjamin "Ben" Watson is an English football midfielder who currently plays for Wigan Athletic. Watson inaugurated his professional career at Crystal Palace where he made his debut against Watford towards the end of the season 2002-03 at the age of seventeen. Along with he was one of the six nominees for the "Carling Cup New Talent Award" in the year 2006 as well as his named as Palace's "Young Player of The Year" at the end of the season. After spending some years with the club Ben signed the club Wigan Athletic in January 2009 and quickly moved to Queens Park Rangers (QPR) on loan in the same year that will keep him until January 2010 where he scored his first goal for QPR against Barnsley in September 2009. Finally he signed on loan for Championship club West Bromwich Albion basically until the end of the season 2009–10 and returned back to the Wigan Athletic. Even though , as his international career he represented England in the under-21 team.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Ben Watson
Nationality England
Position Midfielder
Last Club Crystal Palace
Shirt Number
Career
Clubs
Crystal Palace Jul 2003 - Dec 2008
West Brom Feb 2010 - Mar 2010
Queens Park Rangers Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
Watford Jan 2015 - Present
Wigan Athletic Jan 2009 - Sep 2009
Wigan Athletic Apr 2010 - Jan 2015
Wigan Athletic Jan 2010 - Feb 2010
National
Stats
Clubs
-
Crystal Palace
-
Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2008/2009 Championship 18 5 0 4 0 1560
2007/2008 Championship 42 6 0
2006/2007 Championship 25 3 0
2005/2006 Championship 42 4 0
2004/2005 Premier League 20 0 0 3 0 1307
Total 147 18 0 7 0 2867
West Brom
+
Queens Park Rangers
+
Watford
+
Wigan Athletic
+
Wigan Athletic
+
Wigan Athletic
+
National
-

Ben Watson Latest News & Articles

5 lesser known players who have scored the most important goals
5 lesser known players who have scored the most important goals
When their teams have desired for almost anyone to score, some lesser known players have delivered in important situations
EPL: Watford 1-2 Manchester City - Match Report
EPL: Watford 1-2 Manchester City - Match Report
Manchester City went behind in the second half, but rallied with late goals to score a decisive victory away to Watford
Charlton-Wigan Statistical preview
Charlton-Wigan Statistical preview
Charlton grabbed a vital three points at Blackburn last time out, but they need to get some points at The Valley to push them away from danger. A bumper crowd are set to welcome the FA Cup holders to South London after cheap tickets were made availa...
Europa League round-up: Wigan create history; Spurs, Swansea win
Europa League round-up: Wigan create history; Spurs, Swansea win
Manchester United 2-0 Wigan Athletic: Player grades
Manchester United 2-0 Wigan Athletic: Player grades
In the first of a new series Varun Andhare grades the players in the weeks big game, starting with the Community Shield. Manchester United eased to a 2-0 victory against a Wigan team that did try hard. David Moyes wins his first piece of silverware since 2002 in his first competitive match of his Old […]
Chelsea vs Wigan Athletic: Match preview
Chelsea vs Wigan Athletic: Match preview
Fetching more content...