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Jonjo Shelvey Biography & Latest News

Jonjo Shelvey Biography

Jonjo Shelvey is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League side Liverpool and for England. Prior to his time with Liverpool, Shelvey has played with Charlton Athletic, making his breakthrough in the 2007–08 season after scoring 14 goals in 23 appearances for Charlton's Under 18s. He first-team debut was in April 2008, against Barnsley, as Charlton's youngest-ever player. On 3 January 2009, Shelvey became Charlton's youngest-ever goal-scorer, with a strike against Norwich City in the FA Cup, 54 days before his 17th birthday. He scored his first league goal in the 3–2 win against Southampton on 4 April 2009. Shelvey signed for Liverpool in May 2010, for an initial fee of £1.7 million. On 24 October, Shelvey made his Premier League debut against Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. He also scored his first professional hat-trick in a 5–0 win away at Leeds United in November 2011. On 8 May 2012 he scored his first Premier League goal with a 30 yard strike in a 4–1 win over Chelsea at Anfield. In July of the same year, Shelvey signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. Being a British national, he has also played for England at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 level and has captained the under–19 side. Shelvey captained the England under-16s as they won the 2007 Victory Shield scoring three goals in three games. He also played a key role in the Montaigu Tournament, which England won for the first time in seven years.

 

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Newcastle will face a different challenge against Crystal Palace this weekend
Newcastle will face a different challenge against Crystal Palace this weekend
Takeover talk has created positivity, but Newcastle must be brave against a struggling Palace side
Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United primed to exploit Liverpool’s weaknesses come Sunday
Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United primed to exploit Liverpool’s weaknesses come Sunday
Benitez still loves Liverpool but is ready to put them to the sword on Sunday.
Mikel Merino's early form means Jonjo Shelvey is no longer indispensable at Newcastle United
Mikel Merino's early form means Jonjo Shelvey is no longer indispensable at Newcastle United
The Magpies face Swansea on Sunday with no left-back, no in-form striker and possibly no manager.
5 footballers who were found guilty of racism
5 footballers who were found guilty of racism
Theres no defence for those players who overstep the mark when making racist comments to opponents.
Sky Bet Championship 2016/17: The Christmas and new year round-up
Sky Bet Championship 2016/17: The Christmas and new year round-up
Newcastle struggle, Reading storm on and who is moving where in January? All this and more in the New Year, Sky Bet Championship round up.
Sky Bet Championship 2016/17: 5 things we’ve learnt from Matchday 15
Sky Bet Championship 2016/17: 5 things we’ve learnt from Matchday 15
Newcastle keep on winning, Rotherham get their first point in 8 games. Who got the bragging right in the Birmingham Derby?
Mike Ashley: The man responsible for Newcastle United's relegation
Mike Ashley: The man responsible for Newcastle United's relegation
Steve McClaren endured a disastrous 28 games as the Toon boss but Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley took the gamble that led to their drop.
EPL: Rafa Benitez has given Newcastle hope of avoiding relegation, says Alan Shearer
EPL: Rafa Benitez has given Newcastle hope of avoiding relegation, says Alan Shearer
Newcastle drew 1-1 against Manchester City in their last Premier League game.
Stats: Memphis Depay has one of the worst shot conversion ratios in the Premier League
Stats: Memphis Depay has one of the worst shot conversion ratios in the Premier League
The Dutchman has been a huge disappointment since his move from PSV
Top 5 EPL deals from the January transfer window
Top 5 EPL deals from the January transfer window
With a record reported 175 million spent on players, Here is a look at the best five deals completed in January 2016 from the EPL.
Premier League transfer spend crossed £1 billion after January transfer window
Premier League transfer spend crossed £1 billion after January transfer window
In anticipation of the 5.136 billion TV deal starting next season, Premier League clubs have spent heavily this season
Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend joins Newcastle United
Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend joins Newcastle United
Newcastle signed the English midfielder for a fee of 12 million pounds
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 13, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 13, 2016
Real Madrid and Barcelona to go head to head for a midfielder, Arsenal close to a new signing, manager sacked in Serie A and more
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 12, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 12, 2016
Liverpool complete the signing of a centre back, Manchester United target unsure of his future, Messi talks about Barcelona future and more
San Marino 0-6 England: Three Lions secure Euro 2016 qualification
San Marino 0-6 England: Three Lions secure Euro 2016 qualification
Wayne Rooney equaled a record and England are through to the UEFA Euro 2016.
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