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2015-16 season (U21)
2015-16 season U21
0Manager Flag of Scotland Peter Grant
0League U21 Premier League Division 2
0Position 9th/12
0U21 Premier League Cup Round of 16
0Top scorer Flag of England Stevie Humphrys (5)
Flag of Estonia Mattias Käit (5)
0Most appearances Flag of England Ryheem Sheckleford (22)
0Biggest win 3-0 vs Blackburn (h)
3-0 vs Newcastle (a)
3-0 vs Wolves (a)
0Biggest defeat 0-3 vs Wolves (h)
0-3 vs Derby (a)
0-3 vs Arsenal (h)
0-3 vs Swansea (a)
0Prev season 2014-15
0Next season 2016-17


OverviewEdit

The 2015-16 season was the Under-21 squad's fourth season under new FA regulations, with Peter Grant starting his first full year in charge of the side. Following relegation from the inaugural Division 1 of the U21 Premier League, Fulham U21 play in Division 2 and finish in a slightly disappointing 9th place.

U21 Premier League Division 2Edit

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1Derby County U21 (P)2213364426+1842Promoted to 2016-17 Premier League 2 Division 1
2Arsenal U21 (P)2212464025+1540Play-offs
3Swansea City U212212374224+1839
4Aston Villa U212211652827+139
5Blackburn Rovers U212210482933-434
6West Bromwich Albion U21228952420+4332016-17 Premier League 2 Division 2
7West Ham United U21229583734+332
8Stoke City U2122102102424032
9Fulham U21228592629-329
10Newcastle United U212246123048-1818
11Brighton & Hove Albion U212228121736-1914
12Wolverhampton Wanderers U212227132035-1513

SquadEdit

No. Position Player
Flag of England GK Andrew Dawber
Flag of Finland GK Jesse Joronen
Flag of England GK Magnus Norman
Flag of Slovakia GK Marek Rodák
Flag of Australia DF Cameron Burgess
Flag of Northern Ireland DF Liam Donnelly
Flag of England DF Shane Elworthy
Flag of Wales DF Jordan Evans
Flag of Spain DF Ían Pino
Flag of England DF Ryheem Sheckleford
No. Position Player
Flag of England MF Larnell Cole
Flag of the United States MF Luca de la Torre
Flag of Ireland MF Dean O'Halloran
Flag of Estonia MF Mattias Käit
Flag of England MF Josh Smile
Flag of Wales MF George Williams
Flag of England FW Stevie Humphrys
Flag of England FW Aaron Redford
Flag of Australia FW Adam Taggart (left 26 Jan 2016)
Flag of England FW Josh Walker

Starting XIEdit

This represents the most commonly selected players in the domestic league by appearances

No. Pos. Name Appearances Notes
1GKFlag of Slovakia Marek Rodák9
2DRFlag of England Ryheem Sheckleford20
5DCFlag of Ireland Shane Elworthy11+4
6DCFlag of Spain Ían Pino16
3DLFlag of Wales Jordan Evans9+1Flag of Northern Ireland Liam Donnelly had 7+3 appearances
4DMFlag of England Josh Smile Captain Symbol19
8DMFlag of Estonia Mattias Käit9+3Flag of the United States Emerson Hyndman had 9 appearances
7AMRFlag of the United States Luca de la Torre16+2Flag of Ireland Dean O'Halloran had 9 appearances
10AMCFlag of England Stevie Humphrys10+5
11AMLFlag of Wales George Williams8+1
9STFlag of England Josh Walker7+7Flag of England Aaron Redford had 5+5 appearances

Fulham U21 starting XI (2015-16)

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Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
ManagerFlag of Scotland Peter Grant

KitsEdit

Fulham home (2015-16) Fulham away (2015-16) Fulham third (2015-16)

TransfersEdit

Players in Edit

Date Pos. Name From Fee
28 Jul 2015 GK Flag of England Andrew Dawber Flag of England Accrington Stanley Free
3 Aug 2015 DF Flag of Spain Ían Pino Flag of Spain Almeria Free
Total £0

Players out Edit

Date Pos. Name To Fee
1 Jul 2015 DF Flag of Angola Jonathan Buatu Flag of Belgium Waasland-Beveren Free
1 Jul 2014 DF Flag of Ireland Noe Baba Flag of England Birmingham City Free
1 Jul 2015 MF Flag of England Lyle Della-Verde Flag of England Fleetwood Town Free
1 Jul 2015 DF Flag of England Josh Passley Flag of England Dagenham & Redbridge Free
1 Jul 2015 DF Flag of England Tom Richards Flag of England Aldershot Town Free
1 Jul 2015 MF Flag of The Gambia Solomon Sambou Flag of England Bedford Town Free
26 Jul 2015 MF Flag of Australia Ryan Williams Flag of England Barnsley £150,000
7 Aug 2015 MF Flag of Portugal Mesca Flag of Cyprus AEL Limassol Undisclosed
29 Aug 2015 DF Flag of Argentina Tiago Casasola Flag of Italy Roma Free
Total £150,000

Loans in Edit

Date Pos. Name From Date Returned

Loans out Edit

Date Pos. Name To Date Returned
1 Jul 2015 DF Flag of England Stephen Arthurworrey Flag of England Yeovil Town End of season (recalled 27 Oct 2015)
27 Jul 2015 GK Flag of England Magnus Norman Flag of England Hayes & Yeading United End of season
31 Jul 2015 DF Flag of Northern Ireland Liam Donnelly Flag of England Crawley Town 31 Aug 2015 (extended to 2 Jan 2016, recalled 27 Oct 2015)
31 Aug 2015 MF Flag of France Ange-Freddy Plumain Flag of France Red Star End of season
1 Sept 2015 MF Flag of England Larnell Cole Flag of England Shrewsbury Town 3 Jan 2016
1 Sept 2015 FW Flag of Australia Adam Taggart Flag of Scotland Dundee United 1 Jan 2016
26 Nov 2015 DF Flag of Wales Jordan Evans Flag of England Oxford United 16 Jan 2016

Trials Edit

Date Pos. Name From Date Returned
Jul 2015 MF Flag of Belgium Marco Weymans Flag of the Netherlands PSV Eindhoven Aug 2015

MatchesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

# Date Opposition Venue Result Score Goalscorer(s)

U21 Premier League Division 2Edit

# Date Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
1Fri 7 Aug 2015Brighton U21HomeWon1-0
2Fri 14 Aug 2015Arsenal U21AwayLost0-1
3Fri 21 Aug 2015Wolves U21HomeLost0-3
4Sat 12 Sept 2015Stoke U21AwayWon2-1
5Fri 18 Sept 2015Blackburn U21HomeWon3-0
6Mon 28 Sept 2015Derby U21AwayLost0-3
7Fri 16 Oct 2015Newcastle U21HomeLost0-2
8Mon 26 Oct 2015West Ham U21AwayWon2-0
9Fri 30 Oct 2015Swansea U21HomeWon1-0
10Thu 19 Nov 2015Aston Villa U21HomeDrew2-2
11Tue 22 Dec 2015Brighton U21AwayDrew3-3
12Fri 22 Jan 2016West Ham U21HomeLost1-3
13Thu 28 Jan 2016Aston Villa U21AwayLost0-1
14Fri 5 Feb 2016West Brom U21HomeDrew1-1
15Mon 15 Feb 2016West Brom U21AwayDrew1-1
16Mon 22 Feb 2016Newcastle U21AwayWon3-0
17Wed 2 Mar 2016Stoke U21HomeDrew1-1
18Wed 9 Mar 2016Arsenal U21HomeLost0-3
19Mon 14 Mar 2016Blackburn U21AwayWon2-0
20Mon 4 Apr 2016Derby U21HomeLost0-1
21Wed 13 Apr 2016Wolves U21AwayWon3-0
22Mon 18 Apr 2016Swansea U21AwayLost0-3

U21 Premier League CupEdit

# Date Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
Round of 32Tue 8 Dec 2015Colchester U21AwayWon3-1
Round of 16Wed 13 Jan 2016West Ham U21AwayLost2-3After extra time

StatisticsEdit

Appearances & goalsEdit

No. Nat Pos Player TotalU21 Premier League U21 Premier League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flag of England GK Marcus Bettinelli 4 0 4 0 0 0
Flag of England GK Andrew Dawber 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Finland GK Jesse Joronen 4 0 4 0 0 0
Flag of England GK Magnus Norman 6 0 5 0 1 0
Flag of Slovakia GK Marek Rodák 10 0 9 0 1 0
Flag of England DF Stephen Arthurworrey 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Bulgaria DF Nikolay Bodurov 3 0 2 0 1 0
Flag of Australia DF Cameron Burgess 7 0 7 0 0 0
Flag of England DF Dan Burn 1 0 0 0 1 0
Flag of Wales DF Aron Davies 6 0 4+2 0 0 0
Flag of Northern Ireland DF Liam Donnelly 10 1 7+3 1 0 0
Flag of Ireland DF Shane Elworthy 16 0 11+4 0 1 0
Flag of Wales DF Jordan Evans 10 2 9+1 2 0 0
Flag of the United States DF Marlon Fossey 3 0 1+2 0 0 0
Flag of England DF Luke Garbutt 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Scotland DF Jack Grimmer 2 0 1 0 1 0
Flag of England DF Shaun Hutchinson 4 0 4 0 0 0
Flag of Ireland DF Sean Kavanagh 3 0 2 0 1 0
Flag of England DF Jerome Opoku 3 0 1+2 0 0 0
Flag of Spain DF Ían Pino 18 0 16 0 1+1 0
Flag of Wales DF Jazz Richards 1 0 0 0 1 0
Flag of England DF Ryheem Sheckleford 22 0 20 0 1+1 0
Flag of England DF Richard Stearman 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Switzerland DF Kay Voser 2 0 2 0 0 0
Flag of England MF Dennis Adeniran 9 0 7+2 0 0 0
Flag of Denmark MF Lasse Vigen Christensen 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of England MF Larnell Cole 2 0 2 0 0 0
Flag of the United States MF Luca de la Torre 20 2 16+2 2 1+1 0
Flag of England MF Tayo Edun 4 0 4 0 0 0
Flag of the United States MF Emerson Hyndman 10 0 9 0 1 0
Flag of Sweden MF Alex Kačaniklić 1 1 0 0 1 1
Flag of Poland MF Mikołaj Kwietniewski 7 1 3+4 1 0 0
Flag of Estonia MF Mattias Käit 14 5 9+3 4 2 1
Flag of Morocco MF Zakaria Labyad 2 0 2 0 0 0
Flag of Finland MF Sakari Mattila 4 0 4 0 0 0
Flag of England MF Foday Nabay 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Ireland MF Dean O'Halloran 10 2 9 1 1 1
Flag of England MF Scott Parker 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Canada MF Harrison Paton 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
Flag of England MF Ben Pringle 2 0 1 0 1 0
Flag of England MF Josh Smile 21 1 19 1 2 0
Flag of Iceland MF Jón Dagur Thorsteinsson 7 0 3+4 0 0 0
Flag of England MF Ryan Tunnicliffe 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Belgium MF Marco Weymans 1 0 1 0 0 0
Flag of Wales MF George Williams 10 2 8+1 2 1 0
Flag of England FW Elijah Adebayo 4 1 2+2 1 0 0
Flag of England FW Stevie Humphrys 16 5 10+5 5 0+1 0
Flag of France FW Ange-Freddy Plumain 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of England FW Aaron Redford 11 0 5+5 0 0+1 0
Flag of England FW Matt Smith 2 1 1 0 1 1
Flag of England FW Josh Walker 14 4 7+7 4 0 0
Flag of England FW Cauley Woodrow 4 2 3 1 1 1
Players who left the club during 2015-16:
Flag of Argentina DF Tiago Casasola 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Germany MF Thomas Eisfeld 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Australia FW Adam Taggart 1 0 1 0 0 0

Top scorersEdit

Position Nation Name League U21 PL Cup Total
1 Flag of England Stevie Humphrys 5 0 5
Flag of Estonia Mattias Käit 4 1 5
3 Flag of England Josh Walker 4 0 4
4 Flag of Wales Jordan Evans 2 0 2
Flag of Ireland Dean O'Halloran 1 1 2
Flag of England Cauley Woodrow 1 1 2
Flag of Wales George Williams 2 0 2
Flag of the United States Luca de la Torre 2 0 2
9 Flag of England Josh Smile 1 0 1
Flag of Sweden Alex Kačaniklić 0 1 1
Flag of England Matt Smith 0 1 1
Flag of Northern Ireland Liam Donnelly 1 0 1
Flag of Poland Mikołaj Kwietniewski 1 0 1
Flag of England Elijah Adebayo 1 0 1
/ / Own Goals 1 0 1
/ / TOTALS 26 5 31