Dave Cotterill

Date of birth04 December 1987
Place of birthCardiff
NationalityWelsh
Weight68 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

Dave Cotterill - whose full name is David Rhys George Best Cotterill - signed his first professional contract with Bristol City in January 2005.

It was extended to June 2008 in September 2005.

He joined Wigan Athletic in August 2006 with a three-year contract.

After a loan spell, Cotterill joined Sheffield United in July 2008 with a three-year contract.

After a loan spell, he joined Swansea City in January 2010 with a contract to June 2013 that was cancelled in January 2012.

Dave joined Barnsley in February 2012 with a contract to June 2012.

He joined Birmingham City in July 2014 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in August 2015 before it was cancelled in December 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Bristol City 05 Jan 2005 31 Aug 2006
Wigan Athletic 31 Aug 2006 31 Jul 2008
Sheffield United 08 Feb 2008 31 May 2008 L
Sheffield United 31 Jul 2008 07 Jan 2010
Swansea City 24 Nov 2009 02 Jan 2010 L
Swansea City 07 Jan 2010 12 Jan 2012
Portsmouth 17 Feb 2011 31 May 2011 L
Barnsley 16 Feb 2012 30 Jun 2012
Doncaster Rovers 01 Jul 2012 30 Jun 2014
Birmingham City 01 Jul 2014 19 Dec 2017
Bristol City 31 Jan 2017 31 May 2017 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Bristol City LDV Vans Trophy
1
2004-05 Bristol City League One 8
4
2005-06 Bristol City FA Cup 1
2005-06 Bristol City LDV Vans Trophy 1
2005-06 Bristol City League One 37
8
7
2
2006-07 Bristol City League Cup 1
1
2006-07 Bristol City League One 3
2
1
1
2006-07 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1
2006-07 Wigan Athletic Premier League 5
11
1
3
2007-08 Sheffield United League Championship 15
1
1
2007-08 Wigan Athletic FA Cup
1
1
2007-08 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Wigan Athletic Premier League 2
2008-09 Sheffield United FA Cup 3
2008-09 Sheffield United League Championship 17
7
4
2008-09 Sheffield United League Championship Play-Offs 2
1
2008-09 Sheffield United League Cup 3
2009-10 Sheffield United League Championship 3
11
2
3
2009-10 Swansea City FA Cup 1
1
2009-10 Swansea City League Championship 14
7
3
1
2010-11 Portsmouth League Championship 12
3
1
3
2010-11 Swansea City League Championship 10
4
1
2
2010-11 Swansea City League Cup 2
2011-12 Barnsley League Championship 6
5
1
2
2012-13 Doncaster Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2012-13 Doncaster Rovers League Cup 2
1
2012-13 Doncaster Rovers League One 44
10
10
2013-14 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup 1
2013-14 Doncaster Rovers League Championship 25
15
4
3
2013-14 Doncaster Rovers League Cup 2
2014-15 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2014-15 Birmingham City League Championship 42
9
8
2014-15 Birmingham City League Cup 2
2015-16 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2015-16 Birmingham City League Championship 24
5
4
4
2016-17 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2016-17 Birmingham City League Championship 19
6
1
3
2016-17 Bristol City League Championship 12
1
2
3
2017-18 Birmingham City League Championship 2
5
2017-18 Birmingham City League Cup 1


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
30 Oct 2004 Bristol City v Colchester United D 0-0 League One
02 Nov 2004 Bristol City v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
28 Dec 2004 Bristol City v Hartlepool United D 0-0 League One
19 Feb 2005 Colchester United v Bristol City W 0-2 League One
22 Feb 2005 Bristol City v Oldham Athletic W 5-1 League One
26 Feb 2005 Bristol City v Blackpool D 1-1 League One
12 Mar 2005 Bristol City v Barnsley D 0-0 League One
02 Apr 2005 Bristol City v Port Vale W 2-0 League One
05 Apr 2005 Bristol City v AFC Bournemouth L 0-2 League One
09 Apr 2005 Brentford v Bristol City L 1-0 League One
13 Apr 2005 Swindon Town v Bristol City D 0-0 League One
16 Apr 2005 Bristol City v Wrexham W 1-0 League One
23 Apr 2005 Milton Keynes Dons v Bristol City W 1-2 League One
06 Aug 2005 Bristol City v Doncaster Rovers D 0-0 League One
09 Aug 2005 Huddersfield Town v Bristol City L 1-0 League One
13 Aug 2005 AFC Bournemouth v Bristol City L 2-0 League One
20 Aug 2005 Bristol City v Port Vale W 4-2 League One
27 Aug 2005 Bristol City v Milton Keynes Dons D 2-2 League One
10 Sep 2005 Swansea City v Bristol City L 7-1 League One
17 Sep 2005 Bristol City v Blackpool D 1-1 League One
20 Sep 2005 Nottingham Forest v Bristol City L 3-1 League One
24 Sep 2005 Brentford v Bristol City W 2-3 League One
27 Sep 2005 Bristol City v Barnsley W 3-0 League One
01 Oct 2005 Bristol City v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League One
15 Oct 2005 Bristol City v Tranmere Rovers W 1-0 League One
18 Oct 2005 Barnet v Bristol City L 3-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
22 Oct 2005 Oldham Athletic v Bristol City L 4-3 League One
26 Oct 2005 Chesterfield v Bristol City L 3-0 League One
29 Oct 2005 Bristol City v Southend United L 0-3 League One
05 Nov 2005 Bristol City v Notts County L 0-2 FA Cup 1st round
11 Nov 2005 Swindon Town v Bristol City L 2-1 League One
19 Nov 2005 Bristol City v Chesterfield L 2-4 League One
26 Nov 2005 Doncaster Rovers v Bristol City L 2-0 League One
06 Dec 2005 Bristol City v Bradford City L 0-1 League One
10 Dec 2005 Bristol City v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League One
17 Dec 2005 Port Vale v Bristol City W 0-1 League One
26 Dec 2005 Gillingham v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
28 Dec 2005 Bristol City v Rotherham United W 3-1 League One
31 Dec 2005 Yeovil Town v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
02 Jan 2006 Bristol City v Walsall W 3-0 League One
14 Jan 2006 Bristol City v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League One
17 Jan 2006 Colchester United v Bristol City L 3-2 League One
21 Jan 2006 Blackpool v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
28 Jan 2006 Bristol City v Swansea City W 1-0 League One
04 Feb 2006 Barnsley v Bristol City L 2-0 League One
11 Feb 2006 Bristol City v Brentford L 0-1 League One
14 Feb 2006 Scunthorpe United v Bristol City W 0-2 League One
18 Feb 2006 Bradford City v Bristol City D 1-1 League One
25 Feb 2006 Bristol City v AFC Bournemouth W 3-1 League One
04 Mar 2006 Bristol City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League One
10 Mar 2006 Milton Keynes Dons v Bristol City W 0-1 League One
18 Mar 2006 Bristol City v Gillingham W 6-0 League One
25 Mar 2006 Rotherham United v Bristol City L 3-1 League One
01 Apr 2006 Bristol City v Yeovil Town W 2-1 League One
08 Apr 2006 Walsall v Bristol City W 0-3 League One
15 Apr 2006 Hartlepool United v Bristol City W 1-2 League One
17 Apr 2006 Bristol City v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League One
22 Apr 2006 Tranmere Rovers v Bristol City W 0-3 League One
29 Apr 2006 Bristol City v Swindon Town D 1-1 League One
06 May 2006 Southend United v Bristol City L 1-0 League One
05 Aug 2006 Bristol City v Scunthorpe United W 1-0 League One
08 Aug 2006 Bradford City v Bristol City L 2-1 League One
12 Aug 2006 Huddersfield Town v Bristol City L 2-1 League One
19 Aug 2006 Bristol City v Blackpool L 2-4 League One
22 Aug 2006 Cheltenham Town v Bristol City L 2-1 League Cup 1st round
29 Aug 2006 Northampton Town v Bristol City W 1-3 League One
04 Feb 2017 Bristol City v Rotherham United W 1-0 League Championship
11 Feb 2017 Derby County v Bristol City D 3-3 League Championship
14 Feb 2017 Leeds United v Bristol City L 2-1 League Championship
22 Feb 2017 Bristol City v Fulham L 0-2 League Championship
25 Feb 2017 Newcastle United v Bristol City D 2-2 League Championship
28 Feb 2017 Aston Villa v Bristol City L 2-0 League Championship
04 Mar 2017 Bristol City v Burton Albion D 0-0 League Championship
07 Mar 2017 Bristol City v Norwich City D 1-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2017 Wigan Athletic v Bristol City W 0-1 League Championship
17 Mar 2017 Bristol City v Huddersfield Town W 4-0 League Championship
01 Apr 2017 Brentford v Bristol City L 2-0 League Championship
04 Apr 2017 Preston North End v Bristol City L 5-0 League Championship
17 Apr 2017 Blackburn Rovers v Bristol City D 1-1 League Championship


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Wales UEFA Under-19 2
1
1
2
2004-05 Wales UEFA Under-21
1
2005-06 Wales FIFA World Cup
1
2005-06 Wales International Friendly 1
2005-06 Wales UEFA Under-21 2
1
2005-06 Wales Under-21 1
2006-07 Wales International Friendly
2
2006-07 Wales UEFA European Championship
3
2007-08 Wales International Friendly
2
2007-08 Wales UEFA European Championship
1
2007-08 Wales Under-21 1
2008-09 Wales FIFA World Cup
1
2008-09 Wales International Friendly
1
1
2009-10 Wales International Friendly
3
2010-11 Wales International Friendly 1
1
1
2010-11 Wales Nations Cup 1
1
2013-14 Wales International Friendly
1
2014-15 Wales UEFA European Championship 1
1
1
1
2015-16 Wales International Friendly 1
2016-17 Wales FIFA World Cup
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
08 Oct 2004 Hungary v Wales W 0-1 UEFA Under-19 Group 1
10 Oct 2004 Greece v Wales D 0-0 UEFA Under-19 Group 1
12 Oct 2004 Faroe Islands v Wales W 1-3 UEFA U19 Group 1
29 Mar 2005 Austria v Wales L 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
16 Aug 2005 Wales v Malta W 3-1 U21
02 Sep 2005 Wales v England L 0-4 UEFA Under-21 Group 6
06 Sep 2005 Poland v Wales L 3-2 UEFA U21 Group 6
12 Oct 2005 Wales v Azerbaijan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
27 May 2006 Wales v Trinidad and Tobago W 2-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Czech Republic v Wales L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
05 Sep 2006 Brazil v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Oct 2006 Wales v Slovakia L 1-5 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Feb 2007 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2007 Wales v San Marino W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
17 Nov 2007 Wales v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Feb 2008 Wales v Norway W 3-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Luxembourg v Wales W 0-2 International Friendly
15 May 2008 Wales v England L 0-2 Under-21
11 Feb 2009 Wales v Poland L 0-1 International Friendly
01 Apr 2009 Wales v Germany L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
12 Aug 2009 Montenegro v Wales L 2-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2009 Wales v Scotland W 3-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Wales v Sweden L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Wales v Luxembourg W 5-1 International Friendly
25 May 2011 Wales v Scotland L 1-3 Nations Cup
27 May 2011 Wales v Northern Ireland W 2-0 Nations Cup
16 Nov 2013 Wales v Finland D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 2014 Wales v Cyprus W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
16 Nov 2014 Belgium v Wales D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
24 Mar 2016 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Oct 2016 Wales v Georgia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group D


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