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About Billy Sharp
William “Billy” Louis Sharp is an English striker who won the English Football League One title with Scunthorpe United in the 2006-2007 season. That season, he was named “League One Player of the Year”.
Sharp played in the youth side of Middlewood Rovers Junior Football Club. He then took his career to a new level by joining Rotherham United and Sheffield United's youth teams. With his development complete, he was promoted to the first team of Sheffield United, making his debut in the 2004-05 season.
In January 2005, he joined Rushden and Diamonds on loan, scoring 9 goals in 16 games before joining Scunthorpe United in Lincolnshire, England. In the 2006/07 season, he helped Scunthorpe United secure the Football League One title.
On January 1, 2019, he scored his 220th goal, making him the leading English-born goal scorer in English professional football in the twenty-first century.
On July 4, 2007, he returned to Sheffield United for a fee of around two million pounds, making his debut in the first game of the 2007-08 season. He departed Sheffield and went on to have loan spells with a host of English clubs, including Duncaster Rovers, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, and Leeds United.
In 2015, he made his second return to his old club, Sheffield United. In the first season, he found the net 21 times in 39 games.
As of 2021, he has been named four times in the PFA Team of the Year: League One. The first came in the 2005/06 League One Season.
As of 2021, he has been named twice as the Football League One Player of the Year: in 2006/07 and 2016/17.
The striker was crowned Doncaster Rovers Player of the Year for the 2010/11 season.
In 2011, the football forward lost his newborn son to gastroschisis, a birth defect that causes some of the baby’s organs to form outside of the abdomen.
Following the death of his son, he and his partner set up a nonprofit organization called The Luey Jacob Sharp Foundation. The organization’s goal is to create more awareness and raise funds for further research into the birth defect.
At the end of Nottingham Forest's play-off match against Sheffield United, a fan was jailed for headbutting the football star. He had his lip stitched up after being knocked to the ground.
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F.A.Q. about Billy Sharp
When is his birthday?
Billy Sharp's birthday is on February 5, 1986.
In how many days is his birthday?
Billy's birthday is in 127 days
How old is he?
He is 36 years old.
Where is Billy from?
He was born in Sheffield, England, UK.
What is Billy Sharp's height?
He is 5′ 9″ (1.75m) tall.