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Emile Heskey
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Heskey in Leicester City colours during an event at the club's ground in 2006
Personal information
Full name Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey
Date of birth 11 January 1978 (1978-01-11) (age 42)
Place of birth Leicester, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Newcastle Jets
Number 9
Youth career
1987–1994 Leicester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2000 Leicester City 154 (40)
2000–2004 Liverpool 150 (39)
2004–2006 Birmingham City 68 (14)
2006–2009 Wigan Athletic 82 (15)
2009–2012 Aston Villa 92 (9)
2012– Newcastle Jets 9 (5)
National team
England U16 4 (1)
England U18 8 (5)
1996–2000 England U21 17 (6)
1998 England B 1 (1)
1999–2010 England 62 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:32, 8 December 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey (born 11 January 1978) is an English footballer. He currently plays for Bolton Wanderers in the Football League Championship.

At the pinnacle of his career, he played for Leicester City, Liverpool and Birmingham City. he later he played for Wigan Athletic and Aston Villa, then Newcastle Jets in the Australian A-League. For a while he was a regular member of the England national team, striking up a good partnership with fellow forward Michael Owen, where he was often deployed as a 'Target Man' due to his immense strength, good first touch and passing skills.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 8 December 2012.
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leicester City 1994–95 FA Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1995–96 First Division 30 7 0 0 2 0 3 0 35 7
1996–97 FA Premier League 35 10 3 0 9 2 47 12
1997–98 FA Premier League 35 10 2 0 0 0 2 0 39 10
1998–99 FA Premier League 30 6 2 0 8 3 40 9
1999–2000 FA Premier League 23 7 4 0 8 1 35 8
Total 154 40 11 0 27 6 2 0 3 0 197 46
Liverpool 1999–2000 FA Premier League 12 3 0 0 0 0 12 3
2000–01 FA Premier League 36 14 5 5 4 0 11 3 56 22
2001–02 FA Premier League 35 9 2 0 1 0 17 5 1 0 56 14
2002–03 FA Premier League 32 6 3 0 5 0 11 3 1 0 52 9
2003–04 FA Premier League 35 7 4 1 2 2 6 2 47 12
Total 150 39 14 6 12 2 45 13 2 0 223 60
Birmingham City 2004–05 FA Premier League 34 10 2 1 2 0 38 11
2005–06 FA Premier League 34 4 3 0 3 1 40 5
Total 68 14 5 1 5 1 78 16
Wigan Athletic 2006–07 FA Premier League 34 8 1 0 1 0 36 8
2007–08 Premier League 28 4 2 0 0 0 30 4
2008–09 Premier League 20 3 0 0 2 0 22 3
Total 82 15 3 0 3 0 88 15
Aston Villa 2008–09 Premier League 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 2
2009–10 Premier League 31 3 4 0 5 2 2 0 42 5
2010–11 Premier League 19 3 2 0 2 2 2 1 25 6
2011–12 Premier League 28 1 1 0 0 0 29 1
Total 92 9 7 0 7 4 4 1 110 14
Newcastle Jets 2012–13 A-League 9 5 9 5
Career totals 555 122 40 7 54 13 51 14 5 0 705 156

International

National team Year Apps Goals
England 1999 4 0
2000 7 1
2001 9 2
2002 11 1
2003 7 1
2004 5 0
2007 2 0
2008 5 0
2009 7 2
2010 5 0
Total 62 7

International goals

As of 6 June 2009.
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 June 2000 Ta' Qali, Malta  Malta 2–1 Win Friendly
2. 28 February 2001 Birmingham, England  Spain 3–0 Win Friendly
3. 1 September 2001 Munich, Germany  Germany 5–1 Win 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 15 June 2002 Niigata, Japan  Denmark 3–0 Win 2002 FIFA World Cup
5. 22 May 2003 Durban, South Africa  South Africa 2–1 Win Friendly
6. 28 March 2009 London, England  Slovakia 4–0 Win Friendly
7. 6 June 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 4–0 Win 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

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