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PLAYER PROFILE: Jordan Skelton




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    Jordan Skelton
    Personal information
    Date of birth (1997-02-22) 22 February 1997 (age 25)
    Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
    Position(s) Defender
    Club information
    Current team
    One Knoxville
    Number 4
    Youth career
    Gateshead College
    College career
    Years Team Apps (Gls)
    2015–2018 Lander Bearcats 75 (17)
    Senior career*
    Years Team Apps (Gls)
    2017–2018 Mississippi Brilla 27 (4)
    2019 South Georgia Tormenta 2 4 (0)
    2019–2020 South Georgia Tormenta 23 (0)
    2021 Des Moines Menace 12 (0)
    2022 North Carolina FC 29 (0)
    2023– One Knoxville 0 (0)
    *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of January 12, 2023

    Jordan Skelton (born 22 February 1997) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for One Knoxville SC in USL League One.

    Career

    College and amateur

    Skelton played four years of college soccer at Lander University between 2015 and 2018.[2]

    While at college, Skelton appeared for USL PDL side Mississippi Brilla in both 2017 and 2018.[3] Following college, Skelton appeared for PDL, now rebranded as USL League Two, side South Georgia Tormenta 2.[4]

    Professional

    On 9 August 2019, Skelton signed with USL League One side South Georgia Tormenta.[5]

    After co-captaining Des Moines Menace to the 2021 USL League Two title, Skelton signed with USL League One club North Carolina FC on December 16, 2021.[6]

    On January 12, 2023, Skelton transferred to League One expansion club One Knoxville SC. The move reunites him with coach Mark McKeever, under whom he had won the 2021 USL League Two championship with Des Moines Menace.[7]

    References

    1. ^ "Jordan Skelton". Lander University.
    2. ^ "Jordan Skelton". Lander University.
    3. ^ "Jordan Skelton". www.uslleaguetwo.com.
    4. ^ "South Georgia Tormenta FC | uslleaguetwo.com". www.uslleaguetwo.com.
    5. ^ O'Donnell, Bernadette (9 August 2019). "Tormenta FC Calls Up Defender Jordan Skelton to Pro Roster". South Georgia Tormenta FC.
    6. ^ "JORDAN SKELTON JOINS 2022 NORTH CAROLINA FC ROSTER". NorthCarolinaFC.com. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
    7. ^ "Signed: Jordan Skelton". OneKnoxSC.com. One Knoxville SC. Retrieved 12 January 2023.

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