Position : Forward
Date of birth : 21 January, 1981
Team : Arsenal (England)
Nationality : England
Notes : Joined Everton as trainee. Made debut as 16 year old on 26/12/97 against Manchester United. Part of 1998 FA Youth Cup winning team. Scored on England U/21 debut V Luxembourg in September 1999. Called up for England squad in friendly Vs Hungary in 1999 after withdrawals. At end of 1998/99 season went on impressive goal scoring run for Everton. Competed in 2000 European U/21 Championships. Made an £8m move to Arsenal in the middle of 2001 to become one of the few English players singed by Arsene Wenger, hopefully ending Arsenal's search for a goalscorer.
LAST UPDATED: 15 July, 2001
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