Lewin Nyatanga

Date of birth18 August 1988
Place of birthBurton upon Trent
NationalityWelsh
Weight80 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

At 16 years 174 days, Lewin Nyatanga became the youngest-ever Wales Under-21 international when he came on as a substitute in the UEFA Championship qualifier against Germany at Wrexham on 8 February 2005.

He qualifies for Wales through his grandmother who was born in Newport.

Lewin's contract at Derby County was extended to June 2008 in December 2005 then to June 2011 in July 2007.

On St David's Day 2006, Lewin became Wales' youngest-ever full international at 17 years and 195 days in a friendly against Paraguay at the Millennium Stadium.

Ryan Green was the previous Wales record holder when he made his debut against Malta in June 1998 at the age of 17 years 226 days.

Lewin held the record until May 2006 when it was broken by Southampton's Gareth Bale.

He joined Bristol City in July 2009 with a four-year contract.

Lewin joined Barnsley in July 2013 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2017 in June 2015.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Derby County 18 Aug 2005 14 Jul 2009
Sunderland 19 Oct 2006 02 Jan 2007 L
Barnsley 13 Feb 2007 16 Apr 2007 L
Barnsley 27 Jul 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Barnsley 31 Jan 2008 05 May 2008 L
Bristol City 14 Jul 2009 30 Jun 2013
Peterborough United 01 Nov 2010 01 Dec 2010 L
Barnsley 09 Jul 2013 30 Jun 2017
Northampton Town 08 Aug 2016 31 May 2017 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Derby County FA Cup 2
2005-06 Derby County League Championship 23
1
1
1
2005-06 Derby County League Cup 1
2006-07 Barnsley League Championship 10
1
1
2006-07 Derby County League Championship 5
2
1
1
2006-07 Derby County League Championship Play-Offs
1
2006-07 Derby County League Cup 2
2006-07 Sunderland League Championship 9
2
2007-08 Barnsley League Championship 40
1
1
2
2007-08 Barnsley League Cup 2
2007-08 Derby County FA Cup 2
1
1
2007-08 Derby County Premier League 2
1
2008-09 Derby County FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Derby County League Championship 27
3
1
3
2008-09 Derby County League Cup 3
1
2009-10 Bristol City FA Cup 1
2009-10 Bristol City League Championship 33
4
1
5
1
2010-11 Bristol City FA Cup 1
2010-11 Bristol City League Championship 18
2
1
2010-11 Peterborough United League One 3
2011-12 Bristol City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Bristol City League Championship 28
1
1
2011-12 Bristol City League Cup 1
2012-13 Bristol City League Championship 18
1
2
1
2012-13 Bristol City League Cup 1
2013-14 Barnsley League Championship 10
2
2
2014-15 Barnsley FA Cup 3
2014-15 Barnsley Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2014-15 Barnsley League Cup 1
2014-15 Barnsley League One 45
5
5
2015-16 Barnsley FA Cup 1
2015-16 Barnsley Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
2015-16 Barnsley League Cup 2
2015-16 Barnsley League One 19
2
2
1
2016-17 Northampton Town FA Cup 1
1
2016-17 Northampton Town Football League Trophy 3
2016-17 Northampton Town League Cup 1
2016-17 Northampton Town League One 34
3
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
24 Aug 2005 Derby County v Grimsby Town L 0-1 League Cup 1st round
15 Oct 2005 Derby County v Stoke City W 2-1 League Championship
18 Oct 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
22 Nov 2005 Stoke City v Derby County W 1-2 League Championship
26 Nov 2005 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County D 0-0 League Championship
03 Dec 2005 Derby County v Norwich City W 2-0 League Championship
10 Dec 2005 Derby County v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
17 Dec 2005 Cardiff City v Derby County D 0-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2005 Derby County v Luton Town D 1-1 League Championship
28 Dec 2005 Crystal Palace v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
31 Dec 2005 Derby County v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
02 Jan 2006 Millwall v Derby County L 2-1 League Championship
07 Jan 2006 Derby County v Burnley W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2006 Derby County v Crewe Alexandra W 5-1 League Championship
21 Jan 2006 Coventry City v Derby County L 6-1 League Championship
28 Jan 2006 Colchester United v Derby County L 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
25 Feb 2006 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 League Championship
04 Mar 2006 Watford v Derby County D 2-2 League Championship
11 Mar 2006 Derby County v Burnley W 3-0 League Championship
18 Mar 2006 Luton Town v Derby County L 1-0 League Championship
25 Mar 2006 Derby County v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Championship
01 Apr 2006 Reading v Derby County L 5-0 League Championship
08 Apr 2006 Derby County v Millwall W 1-0 League Championship
15 Apr 2006 Queens Park Rangers v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
17 Apr 2006 Derby County v Hull City D 1-1 League Championship
22 Apr 2006 Ipswich Town v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
30 Apr 2006 Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-2 League Championship
08 Aug 2006 Stoke City v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
19 Aug 2006 Derby County v Norwich City D 0-0 League Championship
22 Aug 2006 Stockport County v Derby County W 0-1 League Cup 1st round
26 Aug 2006 Colchester United v Derby County L 4-3 League Championship
12 Sep 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County W 0-1 League Championship
20 Sep 2006 Doncaster Rovers v Derby County L 3-3 (7-8) League Cup 2nd round
20 Apr 2007 Derby County v Luton Town W 1-0 League Championship
29 Apr 2007 Crystal Palace v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
06 May 2007 Derby County v Leeds United W 2-0 League Championship
12 May 2007 Southampton v Derby County W 1-2 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
19 Jan 2008 Portsmouth v Derby County L 3-1 Premier League
22 Jan 2008 Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County W 1-1 (4-2) FA Cup 3rd round replay
26 Jan 2008 Derby County v Preston North End L 1-4 FA Cup 4th round
11 May 2008 Derby County v Reading L 0-4 Premier League
30 Sep 2008 Derby County v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Championship
04 Oct 2008 Norwich City v Derby County W 1-2 League Championship
18 Oct 2008 Derby County v Plymouth Argyle W 2-1 League Championship
25 Oct 2008 Coventry City v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
28 Oct 2008 Derby County v Norwich City W 3-1 League Championship
02 Nov 2008 Derby County v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Championship
04 Nov 2008 Brighton and Hove Albion v Derby County W 1-4 League Cup 3rd round
08 Nov 2008 Reading v Derby County L 3-0 League Championship
11 Nov 2008 Derby County v Leeds United W 2-1 League Cup 4th round
15 Nov 2008 Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Championship
22 Nov 2008 Ipswich Town v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
25 Nov 2008 Derby County v Preston North End D 2-2 League Championship
20 Dec 2008 Derby County v Watford W 1-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2008 Preston North End v Derby County L 2-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2008 Derby County v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Championship
03 Jan 2009 Forest Green Rovers v Derby County W 3-4 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 2009 Derby County v Manchester United W 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
17 Jan 2009 Derby County v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Championship
04 Feb 2009 Nottingham Forest v Derby County W 2-3 FA Cup 4th round replay
18 Feb 2009 Derby County v Blackpool W 4-1 League Championship
21 Feb 2009 Nottingham Forest v Derby County W 1-3 League Championship
27 Feb 2009 Doncaster Rovers v Derby County L 2-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2009 Derby County v Swansea City D 2-2 League Championship
07 Mar 2009 Derby County v Bristol City W 2-1 League Championship
10 Mar 2009 Southampton v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
14 Mar 2009 Sheffield United v Derby County L 4-2 League Championship
21 Mar 2009 Derby County v Barnsley D 0-0 League Championship
04 Apr 2009 Derby County v Burnley D 1-1 League Championship
08 Apr 2009 Cardiff City v Derby County L 4-1 League Championship
11 Apr 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County W 0-1 League Championship
13 Apr 2009 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Championship
18 Apr 2009 Crystal Palace v Derby County L 1-0 League Championship
21 Apr 2009 Derby County v Reading L 0-2 League Championship
25 Apr 2009 Derby County v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Championship
03 May 2009 Watford v Derby County L 3-1 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-21
1
2005-06 Wales International Friendly 1
1
2005-06 Wales UEFA Under-21 4
2005-06 Wales Under-21 1
2006-07 Wales International Friendly 3
1
2006-07 Wales UEFA European Championship 5
1
2007-08 Wales International Friendly 5
2007-08 Wales UEFA European Championship 4
2007-08 Wales Under-21 1
2008-09 Wales FIFA World Cup 3
2008-09 Wales International Friendly 3
2008-09 Wales UEFA Under-21 1
2009-10 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
1
2009-10 Wales International Friendly 2
2
2010-11 Wales Nations 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 Feb 2005 Wales v Germany L 0-4 UEFA U21 Group 6
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
07 Oct 2005 Germany v Wales L 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
11 Oct 2005 Wales v Azerbaijan W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
01 Mar 2006 Wales v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Wales v Trinidad and Tobago W 2-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2006 Wales v Bulgaria D 0-0 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
11 Oct 2006 Wales v Cyprus W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
14 Nov 2006 Wales v Liechtenstein W 4-0 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Republic of Ireland v Wales L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
28 Mar 2007 Wales v San Marino W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
02 Jun 2007 Wales v Czech Republic D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group D
22 Aug 2007 Bulgaria v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Wales v Germany L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
13 Oct 2007 Cyprus v Wales L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group D
17 Oct 2007 San Marino v Wales W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
21 Nov 2007 Germany v Wales D 0-0 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
28 May 2008 Iceland v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 2008 Wales v England L 2-3 UEFA Under-21 Play-off 1st leg
19 Nov 2008 Denmark v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Wales v Poland L 0-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Wales v Finland L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
01 Apr 2009 Wales v Germany L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
29 May 2009 Wales v Estonia W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2009 Azerbaijan v Wales W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
12 Aug 2009 Montenegro v Wales L 2-1 International Friendly
10 Oct 2009 Finland v Wales L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Oct 2009 Liechtenstein v Wales W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Nov 2009 Wales v Scotland W 3-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Wales v Sweden L 0-1 International Friendly
23 May 2010 Croatia v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
08 Feb 2011 Republic of Ireland v Wales L 3-0 Nations Cup


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