icon_corner icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red icon_save icon_start_stop icon_sub icon_card_yellow attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon messenger icon pinterest icon play icon plus-thin icon plus icon search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

High Contrast is on. Turn off You can turn high contrast on again via the link in the footer to our accessibilty page

Close
Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle
9

Dwight Gayle

Position:
Striker
Date signed:
1st July 2016

A clinical finisher with outstanding movement, goal scorer Dwight Gayle signed a long-term deal with the Magpies after arriving from Crystal Palace in summer 2016.

Dwight began his youth career with Arsenal but after being released as a teenager, he took the route less travelled and has admirably worked his way up from non-league.

His journey to the top has seen him enjoy spells at Stansted and Dagenham and Redbridge, before prolific loan spells at Bishop’s Stortford and Peterborough United saw him earn a move to the Posh on a permanent deal in January 2013.

Dwight would spend just six months at London Road before the Premier League inevitably beckoned.

He joined Crystal Palace in the summer of 2013 and continued his fine form, finishing as the club’s top scorer in each of his three seasons at Selhurst Park.

Now at St. James’ Park, he was given the club’s famous number 9 shirt at the start of the 2016/17 season.

Full Name:
Dwight Gayle
Position:
Striker
Squad Number:
9
Nationality:
England
Date of birth:
17th October 1990
Height:
177
Weight:
73
Date signed:
1st July 2016
Debut:
5 August 2016 v Fulham (A)
2016/17 First Team Appearances:
37
Previous club:
Stanstead, Dagenham & Redbridge, Bishop's Stortford (loan), Peterborough United (loan), Peterborough United, Crystal Palace
ViewHide Bio
Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle
2016/17 First Team Appearances
33

Goals
22
Big Chances
4
Fouls
26
Tackles
11
Interceptions
2
Minutes Played
2276
Tackles Won and lost
9 / 2
Duels Won and Lost
95 / 138
Aerial duels Won / Lost
18 / 68
Touches
792
Interceptions
2
Clearances
3
Fouls
26

Cards

3 0

Goals

Left Foot
9
Right Foot
9
Head
3
Penalty
0
Short Balls
456 %
Long Balls
11 %
Pass success rate
67.25
Total Passes
467
Key Passses
23
Crosses
20
Shots on Target
43
Shots off Target
51
Blocks
0