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Everything You Need To Know About Ben Gladwin

10 January 2017

Club News

Everything You Need To Know About Ben Gladwin

10 January 2017

Ben Gladwin is back at The County Ground for a third spell and have rounded up the best facts about the midfielder…

June 1992 in Benjamin Thomas C. Gladwin was born on 8

- He stands at six feet three inches tall.

- The 24-year-old is versatile and can play anywhere across the midfield, although he is at his best when playing in a more advanced role.

- Was once on the books of Reading as a youngster but failed to make the grade and went on to play for the likes of AFC Wallingford, Hayes & Yeading United and Windsor & Eton in non-league.

- A stint with Marlow followed and, after scoring seven goals in fifteen games, Swindon Town came calling in November 2013.

December 2013 at home to Stevenage in the Football League Gladwin made his Town debut on 10

- He finished the 2013/14 campaign with sixteen games to his name before bursting onto the scene the following season.

- With Town challenging for promotion throughout 2014/15, Gladwin shined and helped himself to eleven goals in 41 outings, including scoring eight in as many games at the end of the term.

- Was a key figure in the side that reached the League One Play-Off Final at Wembley and notched an important brace in the Semi-Final Second-Leg at home to Sheffield United.

- Such form didn’t go unnoticed and QPR came calling in May 2015, shelling out an undisclosed fee to take both Gladwin and Town team-mate Massimo Luongo to Loftus Road.

August He made his R’s debut against Yeovil Town in the first round of the League Cup against Yeovil Town on 12

- However, Gladwin was soon back at The County Ground and scored two goals in thirteen games for the Robins during a short loan spell midway through the 2015/16 season.

- The creative force also featured for Bristol City last term but made only the one appearance after suffering with a knee injury.

- Gladwin has made seventeen outings in total for QPR including six appearances this season.

- He will now spend the remainder of the 2016/17 campaign on loan with Town and will be available to feature away at Bolton Wanderers this weekend. 

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