Francis Jeffers

Francis Jeffers
Position:
FW
D.o.B: 25/01/1981
Birthplace: Liverpool
Height: 5'10
Weight: 10.05st
Appearances: 51 (31)
Goals: 22
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Francis Jeffers signed for Everton as a schoolboy, making his debut as a 16-year-old in a 2-0 defeat away to Manchester United in 1997.

He quickly proved himself as a goalscorer with a predatory knack of netting inside the box, but made a big-money move to Arsenal in the summer of 2001.

Jeffers made 51 appearances for the Blues, scoring 22 times before his £8 million move to the capital.

Yet, his time with the Gunners was plagued by injury and the Liverpool-born forward returned to Goodison Park on loan in 2003/04, featuring 18 times.

He departed Arsenal at the end of that campaign, with subsequent spells at Charlton Athletic, Rangers, Blackburn Rovers, Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday.

In 2010, he left the continent to join Australian side Newcastle Jets for the first of two spells either side of a stint at Motherwell before moves to Maltese outfit Floriana and Accrington Stanley.

Jeffers netted 13 times for England Under-21s in his youth and also marked his only senior cap with a goal against Australia in 2003.

 

Career Stats - Francis Jeffers (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
1997 1998 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0
1998 1999 11 (4) 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 13 (4) 7
1999 2000 16 (5) 6 4 (1) 0 0 (2) 0 0 0 20 (8) 6
2000 2001 10 (2) 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 12 (2) 7
2003 2004 5 (13) 0 0 (3) 2 1 0 0 0 6 (16) 2
2006 2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 42 (25) 18 6 (4) 3 3 (2) 1 0 0 51 (31) 22
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 26/12/1997 01/05/2004 51 (31) 22

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