Nick Pope

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Nick Pope
Pope playing for Charlton Athletic in 2016
Personal information
Full name Nicholas David Pope[1]
Date of birth (1992-04-19) 19 April 1992 (age 31)[2]
Place of birth Soham, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[note 1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper[5]
Club information
Current team
Newcastle United
Number 22
Youth career
200?–2008 Ipswich Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Bury Town
2011–2016 Charlton Athletic 33 (0)
2011Harrow Borough (loan) 15 (0)
2011–2012Welling United (loan) 2 (0)
2012Welling United (loan) 2 (0)
2013Cambridge United (loan) 9 (0)
2013Aldershot Town (loan) 5 (0)
2013York City (loan) 2 (0)
2014York City (loan) 20 (0)
2015Bury (loan) 22 (0)
2016–2022 Burnley 141 (0)
2022– Newcastle United 28 (0)
National team
2018– England 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:30, 5 April 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:10, 26 September 2022 (UTC)

Nicholas David Pope (born 19 April 1992) is an English footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Newcastle United and the England national team.

Pope started his career in Ipswich Town's youth teams. He joined Bury Town after being released at age 16. He signed for League One club Charlton Athletic in 2011, before being loaned to Harrow Borough, Welling United, Cambridge United, Aldershot Town, York City, and Bury. Pope joined Premier League club Burnley in 2016 and made his English debut two years later. He joined Newcastle United in 2022.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Burnley, Newcastle United and the Premier League record Pope's height as 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m).[3] However, Pope has said in interviews that his height is 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m).[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. "Nick Pope". AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. "Nick Pope". Burnley F.C. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
    "Nick Pope: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
    "Nick Pope". Newcastle United F.C. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  4. Cunningham, Sam (13 September 2019). "'I had to start again': Nick Pope on his path from public school boy to Premier League star". i. London. Retrieved 16 July 2020. I ask Pope how tall he is. "Six-foot-six-inches-ish," he replies. "The average door is six-foot-six-inches… I've banged my head on a few!"
    Boden, Chris (11 June 2020). "Burnley keeper Nick Pope on becoming a student of the game". Clitheroe Advertiser and Times. Retrieved 16 July 2020. I'm 6ft 6, so it's easier to imagine myself and build things into my game from goalkeepers of a similar size.
  5. "Nick Pope". Barry Hugman's Footballers.