George Friend

Date of birth19 October 1987
Place of birthDorchester
NationalityEnglish
Weight83 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

George Friend joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in September 2008 with a two-year contract.

He joined Doncaster Rovers in July 2010 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2013 in July 2011.

George joined Middlesbrough in July 2012 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in August 2014 and to June 2020 in August 2016.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Exeter City 01 Mar 2006 01 Sep 2008
Wolverhampton Wanderers 01 Sep 2008 30 Jun 2010
Millwall 14 Aug 2009 14 Sep 2009 L
Southend United 18 Sep 2009 18 Oct 2009 L
Scunthorpe United 30 Oct 2009 14 Dec 2009 L
Exeter City 04 Mar 2010 31 May 2010 L
Doncaster Rovers 01 Jul 2010 30 Jul 2012
Middlesbrough 30 Jul 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Exeter City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Exeter City League Cup 1
2008-09 Exeter City League Two 4
2008-09 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 1
2008-09 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 4
2
2009-10 Exeter City League One 13
1
2009-10 Millwall Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2009-10 Millwall League One 4
2
2
2009-10 Scunthorpe United League Championship 2
2
2009-10 Southend United League One 5
1
1
2009-10 Wolverhampton Wanderers Premier League 1
2010-11 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup
2
2010-11 Doncaster Rovers League Championship 30
2
1
1
2010-11 Doncaster Rovers League Cup 1
2011-12 Doncaster Rovers League Championship 24
3
4
2011-12 Doncaster Rovers League Cup 2
2012-13 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
2012-13 Middlesbrough League Championship 34
2
2012-13 Middlesbrough League Cup 4
2013-14 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
2013-14 Middlesbrough League Championship 39
2
3
6
2013-14 Middlesbrough League Cup 1
2014-15 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
2014-15 Middlesbrough League Championship 42
1
6
1
2014-15 Middlesbrough League Championship Play-Offs 3
1
2014-15 Middlesbrough League Cup 1
2015-16 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1
2015-16 Middlesbrough League Championship 39
1
1
2
2015-16 Middlesbrough League Cup 3
1
1
2016-17 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
2016-17 Middlesbrough League Cup
1
2016-17 Middlesbrough Premier League 20
4
4
2017-18 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Championship 29
4
2
10
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Championship Play-Offs 2
2
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Cup 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
11 Aug 2012 Bury v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
18 Aug 2012 Barnsley v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
21 Aug 2012 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 3-2 League Championship
25 Aug 2012 Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Championship
28 Aug 2012 Gillingham v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round
01 Sep 2012 Millwall v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Championship
15 Sep 2012 Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Championship
18 Sep 2012 Blackpool v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Championship
21 Sep 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
29 Sep 2012 Middlesbrough v Leicester City L 1-2 League Championship
03 Oct 2012 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 2-2 League Championship
06 Oct 2012 Watford v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
20 Oct 2012 Brighton and Hove Albion v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
23 Oct 2012 Middlesbrough v Hull City W 2-0 League Championship
27 Oct 2012 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 League Championship
30 Oct 2012 Sunderland v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 2012 Charlton Athletic v Middlesbrough W 1-4 League Championship
06 Nov 2012 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
09 Nov 2012 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Championship
17 Nov 2012 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
12 Dec 2012 Swansea City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Cup 5th round
15 Dec 2012 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Championship
22 Dec 2012 Leeds United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2012 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Championship
12 Jan 2013 Middlesbrough v Watford L 1-2 League Championship
18 Jan 2013 Leicester City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
02 Feb 2013 Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough L 4-0 League Championship
09 Feb 2013 Middlesbrough v Barnsley L 2-3 League Championship
12 Feb 2013 Middlesbrough v Leeds United W 1-0 League Championship
16 Feb 2013 Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Championship
19 Feb 2013 Burnley v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
23 Feb 2013 Middlesbrough v Millwall L 1-2 League Championship
27 Feb 2013 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 2013 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 2-1 League Championship
05 Mar 2013 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
09 Mar 2013 Bristol City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
16 Mar 2013 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Championship
30 Mar 2013 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Championship
02 Apr 2013 Middlesbrough v Peterborough United D 0-0 League Championship
03 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough v Leicester City L 1-2 League Championship
06 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley L 1-2 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
10 Aug 2013 Charlton Athletic v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
17 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough v Blackpool D 1-1 League Championship
25 Aug 2013 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
31 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Championship
14 Sep 2013 Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Championship
17 Sep 2013 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
21 Sep 2013 Middlesbrough v AFC Bournemouth D 3-3 League Championship
28 Sep 2013 Queens Park Rangers v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
01 Oct 2013 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Championship
05 Oct 2013 Middlesbrough v Yeovil Town W 4-1 League Championship
19 Oct 2013 Barnsley v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Championship
02 Nov 2013 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
09 Nov 2013 Middlesbrough v Watford D 2-2 League Championship
23 Nov 2013 Leeds United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
30 Nov 2013 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Championship
04 Dec 2013 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
14 Dec 2013 Middlesbrough v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 League Championship
21 Dec 2013 Millwall v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
26 Dec 2013 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 1-0 League Championship
29 Dec 2013 Middlesbrough v Reading W 3-0 League Championship
01 Jan 2014 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
04 Jan 2014 Middlesbrough v Hull City L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2014 Blackpool v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
18 Jan 2014 Middlesbrough v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Championship
25 Jan 2014 Leicester City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
28 Jan 2014 Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 League Championship
01 Feb 2014 Doncaster Rovers v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
08 Feb 2014 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Championship
15 Feb 2014 Watford v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
22 Feb 2014 Middlesbrough v Leeds United D 0-0 League Championship
01 Mar 2014 Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
08 Mar 2014 Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Championship
11 Mar 2014 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
15 Mar 2014 AFC Bournemouth v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
22 Mar 2014 Middlesbrough v Queens Park Rangers L 1-3 League Championship
25 Mar 2014 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
29 Mar 2014 Brighton and Hove Albion v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
05 Apr 2014 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 1-0 League Championship
08 Apr 2014 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Championship
19 Apr 2014 Middlesbrough v Millwall L 1-2 League Championship
22 Apr 2014 Reading v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
09 Aug 2014 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Championship
16 Aug 2014 Leeds United v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
19 Aug 2014 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
23 Aug 2014 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-3 League Championship
30 Aug 2014 Middlesbrough v Reading L 0-1 League Championship
13 Sep 2014 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
16 Sep 2014 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
20 Sep 2014 Middlesbrough v Brentford W 4-0 League Championship
23 Sep 2014 Liverpool v Middlesbrough L 2-2 (13-14) League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 2014 Charlton Athletic v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
04 Oct 2014 Middlesbrough v Fulham W 2-0 League Championship
18 Oct 2014 Brighton and Hove Albion v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
21 Oct 2014 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
25 Oct 2014 Middlesbrough v Watford D 1-1 League Championship
01 Nov 2014 Rotherham United v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Championship
04 Nov 2014 Middlesbrough v Norwich City W 4-0 League Championship
08 Nov 2014 Middlesbrough v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League Championship
22 Nov 2014 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
29 Nov 2014 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Championship
06 Dec 2014 Millwall v Middlesbrough W 1-5 League Championship
13 Dec 2014 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 2-0 League Championship
20 Dec 2014 Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2014 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2014 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
10 Jan 2015 Reading v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
17 Jan 2015 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League Championship
20 Jan 2015 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 2-1 League Championship
24 Jan 2015 Manchester City v Middlesbrough W 0-2 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2015 Brentford v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
07 Feb 2015 Middlesbrough v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 League Championship
15 Feb 2015 Arsenal v Middlesbrough L 2-0 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 2015 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
21 Feb 2015 Middlesbrough v Leeds United L 0-1 League Championship
24 Feb 2015 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Championship
03 Mar 2015 Middlesbrough v Millwall W 3-0 League Championship
07 Mar 2015 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
14 Mar 2015 Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town W 4-1 League Championship
17 Mar 2015 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
21 Mar 2015 AFC Bournemouth v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Championship
03 Apr 2015 Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic W 1-0 League Championship
06 Apr 2015 Watford v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
11 Apr 2015 Middlesbrough v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Championship
14 Apr 2015 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Championship
17 Apr 2015 Norwich City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
25 Apr 2015 Fulham v Middlesbrough L 4-3 League Championship
08 May 2015 Brentford v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
15 May 2015 Middlesbrough v Brentford W 3-0
Agg: 5-1
League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
25 May 2015 Middlesbrough v Norwich City L 0-2 League Championship Play-Offs Final
09 Aug 2015 Preston North End v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
15 Aug 2015 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Championship
18 Aug 2015 Derby County v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
22 Aug 2015 Middlesbrough v Bristol City L 0-1 League Championship
25 Aug 2015 Burton Albion v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
29 Aug 2015 Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough W 1-3 League Championship
12 Sep 2015 Middlesbrough v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-0 League Championship
15 Sep 2015 Middlesbrough v Brentford W 3-1 League Championship
19 Sep 2015 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
22 Sep 2015 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-0 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 2015 Middlesbrough v Leeds United W 3-0 League Championship
03 Oct 2015 Reading v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
17 Oct 2015 Middlesbrough v Fulham D 0-0 League Championship
20 Oct 2015 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
24 Oct 2015 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough W 1-3 League Championship
28 Oct 2015 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 0-0 (3-1) League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 2015 Middlesbrough v Rotherham United W 1-0 League Championship
07 Nov 2015 Hull City v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Championship
20 Nov 2015 Middlesbrough v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Championship
28 Nov 2015 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
01 Dec 2015 Middlesbrough v Everton L 0-2 League Cup 5th round
04 Dec 2015 Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
12 Dec 2015 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Championship
15 Dec 2015 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 1-0 League Championship
19 Dec 2015 Brighton and Hove Albion v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Championship
28 Dec 2015 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Championship
02 Jan 2016 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 2-0 League Championship
09 Jan 2016 Middlesbrough v Burnley L 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2016 Brentford v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
16 Jan 2016 Bristol City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
23 Jan 2016 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Championship
23 Feb 2016 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 3-1 League Championship
27 Feb 2016 Fulham v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Championship
01 Mar 2016 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
04 Mar 2016 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Championship
08 Mar 2016 Rotherham United v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
13 Mar 2016 Charlton Athletic v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Championship
18 Mar 2016 Middlesbrough v Hull City W 1-0 League Championship
01 Apr 2016 Queens Park Rangers v Middlesbrough W 2-3 League Championship
05 Apr 2016 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town W 3-0 League Championship
09 Apr 2016 Middlesbrough v Preston North End W 1-0 League Championship
12 Apr 2016 Middlesbrough v Reading W 2-1 League Championship
16 Apr 2016 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
19 Apr 2016 Burnley v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
07 May 2016 Middlesbrough v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Championship
13 Aug 2016 Middlesbrough v Stoke City D 1-1 Premier League
21 Aug 2016 Sunderland v Middlesbrough W 1-2 Premier League
24 Aug 2016 Fulham v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
10 Sep 2016 Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace L 1-2 Premier League
17 Sep 2016 Everton v Middlesbrough L 3-1 Premier League
24 Sep 2016 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
01 Oct 2016 West Ham United v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
16 Oct 2016 Middlesbrough v Watford L 0-1 Premier League
22 Oct 2016 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 0-0 Premier League
29 Oct 2016 Middlesbrough v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 Premier League
05 Nov 2016 Manchester City v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
17 Dec 2016 Middlesbrough v Swansea City W 3-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2016 Burnley v Middlesbrough L 1-0 Premier League
31 Dec 2016 Manchester United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 Premier League
02 Jan 2017 Middlesbrough v Leicester City D 0-0 Premier League
08 Jan 2017 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2017 Watford v Middlesbrough D 0-0 Premier League
21 Jan 2017 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 1-3 Premier League
28 Jan 2017 Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
04 Mar 2017 Stoke City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 Premier League
17 Apr 2017 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
22 Apr 2017 AFC Bournemouth v Middlesbrough L 4-0 Premier League
26 Apr 2017 Middlesbrough v Sunderland W 1-0 Premier League
30 Apr 2017 Middlesbrough v Manchester City D 2-2 Premier League
08 May 2017 Chelsea v Middlesbrough L 3-0 Premier League
13 May 2017 Middlesbrough v Southampton L 1-2 Premier League
21 May 2017 Liverpool v Middlesbrough L 3-0 Premier League
05 Aug 2017 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
12 Aug 2017 Middlesbrough v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Championship
15 Aug 2017 Middlesbrough v Burton Albion W 2-0 League Championship
19 Aug 2017 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
26 Aug 2017 Middlesbrough v Preston North End D 0-0 League Championship
19 Sep 2017 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Cup 3rd round
23 Sep 2017 Fulham v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
14 Oct 2017 Barnsley v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
24 Oct 2017 AFC Bournemouth v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Cup 4th round
31 Oct 2017 Hull City v Middlesbrough W 1-3 League Championship
05 Nov 2017 Middlesbrough v Sunderland W 1-0 League Championship
19 Nov 2017 Leeds United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2017 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Championship
30 Dec 2017 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Championship
01 Jan 2018 Preston North End v Middlesbrough W 2-3 League Championship
06 Jan 2018 Middlesbrough v Sunderland W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2018 Middlesbrough v Fulham L 0-1 League Championship
20 Jan 2018 Queens Park Rangers v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Championship
27 Jan 2018 Middlesbrough v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2018 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Championship
03 Feb 2018 Norwich City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
10 Feb 2018 Middlesbrough v Reading W 2-1 League Championship
17 Feb 2018 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Championship
20 Feb 2018 Middlesbrough v Hull City W 3-1 League Championship
24 Feb 2018 Sunderland v Middlesbrough D 3-3 League Championship
02 Mar 2018 Middlesbrough v Leeds United W 3-0 League Championship
06 Mar 2018 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Championship
10 Mar 2018 Middlesbrough v Barnsley W 3-1 League Championship
17 Mar 2018 Brentford v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
30 Mar 2018 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-2 League Championship
02 Apr 2018 Burton Albion v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Championship
07 Apr 2018 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Championship
10 Apr 2018 Sheffield United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Championship
14 Apr 2018 Middlesbrough v Bristol City W 2-1 League Championship
21 Apr 2018 Derby County v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Championship
28 Apr 2018 Middlesbrough v Millwall W 2-0 League Championship
06 May 2018 Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Championship
12 May 2018 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
15 May 2018 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg


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