English flag Leon Knight

Born16 September 1982, Hackney
NationalityEnglish
Weight60 kg
Height1.65 m
PositionForward

As a promising Chelsea youngster, Leon joined Queens Park Rangers on loan at the beginning of March 2001 and featured regularly for the First Division club in the closing weeks of 2000-01.

Previously capped by England at Under-16 and Under-17 levels, he stepped up to the Under-18s in 2000-01.

Although a striker at youth level, Leon was often used in a wide midfield role at Loftus Road where he showed good pace and ball control and became popular with the fans in his short stay.
He remained until the end of the season before returning to Stamford Bridge.
Leon joined Brighton & Hove Albion in August 2003 in a two-year deal that was extended to June 2006 in May 2005.
Leon joined Swansea City in January 2006 with a contract to June 2008 but was made available for transfer in October 2006.
He joined Milton Keynes Dons in January 2007 with a contract to June 2008.
Leon joined Wycombe Wanderers in January 2008 with a contract to June 2009.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Queens Park Rangers League Division 1 10
1
2
2001-02 Chelsea UEFA Cup
1
2001-02 Huddersfield Town FA Cup 2
1
2
2001-02 Huddersfield Town LDV Vans Trophy 4
1
2001-02 Huddersfield Town League Division 2 31
16
6
1
2002-03 Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup
1
2002-03 Sheffield Wednesday League Division 1 14
10
3
1
2002-03 Sheffield Wednesday Worthington Cup 2
2003-04 Brighton and Hove Albion Carling Cup 2
2003-04 Brighton and Hove Albion FA Cup 1
1
2003-04 Brighton and Hove Albion LDV Vans Trophy 3
1
1
2003-04 Brighton and Hove Albion League Division 2 43
1
25
7
1
2003-04 Brighton and Hove Albion League Division 2 Play-Offs 3
1
1
2004-05 Brighton and Hove Albion Carling Cup 1
2004-05 Brighton and Hove Albion FA Cup 1
2004-05 Brighton and Hove Albion League Championship 33
6
4
9
2005-06 Brighton and Hove Albion Carling Cup 1
2005-06 Brighton and Hove Albion League Championship 22
3
5
4
2005-06 Swansea City LDV Vans Trophy 2
2
2
2005-06 Swansea City League One 10
7
8
3
2005-06 Swansea City League One Play-Offs 3
2
2006-07 Barnsley League Championship 6
3
2006-07 Milton Keynes Dons League Two 7
10
1
1
2006-07 Milton Keynes Dons League Two Play-Offs
1
2006-07 Swansea City League One 10
1
7
3
1
2007-08 Milton Keynes Dons Carling Cup 1
1
2007-08 Milton Keynes Dons League Two 15
2
4
5
2007-08 Wycombe Wanderers League Two 12
8
5
5
2007-08 Wycombe Wanderers League Two Play-Offs
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Aug 2002 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 4-0 League Division 1
24 Aug 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Rotherham United L 1-2 League Division 1
27 Aug 2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 League Division 1
01 Sep 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division 1
11 Sep 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Rochdale W 1-0 Worthington Cup 1st round
14 Sep 2002 Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 League Division 1
18 Sep 2002 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division 1
21 Sep 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division 1
25 Sep 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Crystal Palace D 0-0 League Division 1
28 Sep 2002 Walsall v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-0 League Division 1
02 Oct 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Leicester City L 1-2 Worthington Cup 2nd round
05 Oct 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Burnley L 1-3 League Division 1
12 Oct 2002 Ipswich Town v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-1 League Division 1
19 Oct 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Bradford City W 2-1 League Division 1
26 Oct 2002 Watford v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-0 League Division 1
30 Oct 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Millwall L 0-1 League Division 1
09 Nov 2002 Norwich City v Sheffield Wednesday L 3-0 League Division 1
16 Nov 2002 Gillingham v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division 1
23 Nov 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Portsmouth L 1-3 League Division 1
30 Nov 2002 Wimbledon v Sheffield Wednesday L 3-0 League Division 1
07 Dec 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 1
21 Dec 2002 Grimsby Town v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-0 League Division 1
05 Jan 2003 Gillingham v Sheffield Wednesday L 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2003 Sheffield Wednesday v Reading W 3-2 League Division 1
17 Jan 2003 Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday L 3-1 League Division 1
05 Mar 2003 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City W 5-1 League Division 1
19 Apr 2003 Sheffield Wednesday v Grimsby Town D 0-0 League Division 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Chelsea 17 Sep 1999 21 Aug 2003
Queens Park Rangers 09 Mar 2001 07 May 2001 L
Huddersfield Town 22 Oct 2001 01 May 2002 L
Sheffield Wednesday 25 Jun 2002 05 May 2003 L
Brighton and Hove Albion 24 Jul 2003 20 Aug 2003 L
Brighton and Hove Albion 21 Aug 2003 05 Jan 2006
Swansea City 05 Jan 2006 22 Jan 2007
Barnsley 23 Nov 2006 02 Jan 2007 L
Milton Keynes Dons 22 Jan 2007 04 Jan 2008
Wycombe Wanderers 04 Jan 2008 20 Aug 2008
Rushden and Diamonds 24 Aug 2008 12 Dec 2008
Thrasivoulos Athens 13 Jan 2009 30 Jun 2009
Hamilton Academical 21 Aug 2009

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 England Under-18 1
1
2000-01 England UEFA Under-18 1
4
1
2000-01 England Under-18 1
3
2001-02 England Toulon Under-20 4
2001-02 England Toulon Under-21 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Apr 2000 Luxembourg v England W 0-2 U18
01 Sep 2000 Israel v England W 1-3 U18
07 Oct 2000 Andorra v England W 0-4 UEFA U18 Group 5
09 Oct 2000 England v Faroe Islands W 5-0 UEFA U18 Group 5
11 Oct 2000 England v Italy W 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 5
16 Nov 2000 England v Belgium W 3-2 U18
01 Mar 2001 England v Netherlands W 1-0 U18
22 Mar 2001 England v Poland L 0-1 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
26 Apr 2001 Poland v England D 0-0 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
30 May 2001 Switzerland v England D 0-0 U18
06 May 2002 England v China PR D 0-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group A
10 May 2002 England v Poland W 1-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group A
12 May 2002 England v Portugal W 1-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group A
14 May 2002 England v Brazil D 0-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament Group A
17 May 2002 England v Japan D 0-0 Toulon Under-20 Tournament 3rd place


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.