David Ball (footballer)
David Ball Personal information Full name David Michael Ball Date of birth 14 December 1989 Place of birth Whitefield, England Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Playing position Striker Club information Current club Peterborough United Number 9 Youth career Manchester City Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 2009–2011 Manchester City 0 (0) 2010–2011 → Swindon Town (loan) 18 (2) 2011– Peterborough United 23 (6) 2011 → Rochdale (loan) 7 (3) * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:52, 17 September 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Ball rose through the youth ranks at Manchester City, battling back from a foot injury at the end of his teenager years. A star of the youth and reserve sides he scored in the 2008 final of the FA Youth Cup, which City won, and being joint fifth top scorer in the 2008–09 Premier Reserve League and joint second top scorer in the 2009–10 Premier Reserve League.
He was loaned out to League One club Swindon Town in July 2010 for six months, in order to gain first team experience and join the team in their pre-season tour of Austria. This came despite interest from other clubs. He made his league debut on 7 August 2010 in a 2–1 home defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion, but was replaced by Alan O'Brien after sixty minutes for tactical reasons. He is now at Peterborough United signing on 31 January 2011.
On 31 August Ball joined Rochdale on loan until 1st January 2012. Peterborough recalled Ball after a month of his loan spell at Rochdale.
- with Manchester City
- with Peterborough United
- ^ "Statistics" (PDF). Premier League. http://www.premierleague.com/staticFiles/7b/53/0,,12306~152443,00.pdf. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
- ^ Scott, Oliver (9 August 2010). "Swindon loanee David Ball gets quizzed by youngsters". BBC Sport. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/swindon_town/8898805.stm. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
- ^ Mawhinney, Stuart (26 April 2007). "Liverpool retain Youth Cup". thefa.com. http://www.thefa.com/TheFACup/FACompetitions/TheFAYouthCup/NewsAndFeatures/2009/FAYC_Report. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
- ^ "Manchester City striker David Ball agrees Swindon loan". BBC Sport. 13 July 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/swindon_town/8814594.stm. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
- ^ "Swindon Town are close to signing David Ball". BBC Sport. 9 July 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/swindon_town/8803682.stm. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
- ^ "Swindon 1 – 2 Brighton". BBC Sport. 7 August 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_div_2/8842092.stm. Retrieved 20 August 2010.
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