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Jacob Murphy

Position:
Winger
Date signed:
19th July 2017

Born in Wembley to parents from the North East, Jacob Murphy joined his boyhood club Newcastle United in summer 2017.

Jacob began his career at Norwich City, joining the Norfolk side at under-12 level alongside his twin brother, Josh.

Progressing to the club’s academy in 2011, Jacob was part of the team that won the FA Youth Cup in 2013 and he made his professional debut for the Canaries against Fulham in the FA Cup in January 2014.

A month later, he joined Swindon Town on loan in what would be the first of six loan spells away from Carrow Road - with additional temporary stays following at Southend, Blackpool, Scunthorpe, Colchester and Coventry.

Returning to Norwich for the 2016/17 season, he would become a first team regular and he scored both home and away against the title-winning Magpies.

His performances were enough to secure a dream move to Tyneside and Jacob officially put pen to paper on 19 July 2017.

Jacob scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 defeat at eventual Premier League champions Manchester City in January 2018.

He spent time on loan at West Bromwich Albion during the 2018/19 season before moving to Sheffield Wednesday on loan for the duration of the 2019/20 campaign.

He's returned to the first-team squad for our 2020/21 Premier League season, wearing the number 23 shirt.

Full Name:
Jacob Murphy
Position:
Winger
Squad Number:
23
Nationality:
English
Date of birth:
24th February 1995
Place of birth:
Wembley, England
Height:
179
Weight:
74
Date signed:
19th July 2017
First Team Appearances:
1
Previous club:
Norwich City
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First Team Appearances This Season
2

Goals
1
Big Chances
2
Fouls
1
Tackles
3
Interceptions
0
Minutes Played
122
Tackles Won and lost
3 / 0
Duels Won and Lost
7 / 5
Aerial duels Won / Lost
0 / 2
Touches
81
Interceptions
0
Clearances
0
Fouls
1

Cards

0 0

Goals

Left Foot
1
Right Foot
0
Head
0
Penalty
0
Short Balls
45 %
Long Balls
4 %
Pass success rate
71.42
Total Passes
49
Key Passses
3
Crosses
12
Shots on Target
1
Shots off Target
3
Blocks
0

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