Luke Freeman

Date of birth22 March 1992
Place of birthDartford
NationalityEnglish
Weight64 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

At 15 years and 233 days, Luke Freeman became the youngest player ever to appear in the FA Cup proper breaking the record held by Derby County's Lee Holmes (versus Brentford in 2003) by 44 days.

The youngest player to appear in any round of the FA Cup (including qualifying rounds) is Andy Awford, who played for Oxford City in a Third Qualifying Round tie against Boreham Wood in October 1987 - aged 15 years and 88 days.

Luke also became Gillingham's youngest ever player beating Billy Hughes' record (against Southend United in 1976) by 26 days.

After a loan spell, he joined Stevenage in January 2012 with a contract to June 2014 that was extended to June 2015 in May 2014.

Luke joined Bristol City in July 2014 with a three-year contract.

He joined Queens Park Rangers in January 2017 with a contract to June 2020.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Gillingham 01 Jul 2007 30 Jan 2008
Arsenal 30 Jan 2008 10 Jan 2012
Yeovil Town 01 Jul 2010 01 Jan 2011 L
Stevenage 17 Nov 2011 08 Jan 2012 L
Stevenage 10 Jan 2012 26 Jun 2014
Bristol City 26 Jun 2014 30 Jan 2017
Queens Park Rangers 30 Jan 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Gillingham FA Cup
1
2007-08 Gillingham Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2007-08 Gillingham League One
1
2010-11 Yeovil Town Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2010-11 Yeovil Town League Cup 1
2010-11 Yeovil Town League One 5
8
2
2
2011-12 Stevenage FA Cup 4
2011-12 Stevenage League One 22
4
7
2
2011-12 Stevenage League One Play-Offs 2
2012-13 Stevenage FA Cup 1
2012-13 Stevenage Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2012-13 Stevenage League Cup 2
2012-13 Stevenage League One 26
13
2
1
2013-14 Stevenage FA Cup 4
1
2013-14 Stevenage Johnstones Paint Trophy 3
1
2013-14 Stevenage League Cup 2
1
2013-14 Stevenage League One 45
6
9
2014-15 Bristol City FA Cup 2
3
2014-15 Bristol City Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
1
2014-15 Bristol City League One 44
2
7
2
2015-16 Bristol City FA Cup 2
2015-16 Bristol City League Championship 36
5
1
4
1
2015-16 Bristol City League Cup 1
2016-17 Bristol City League Championship 14
4
2
3
2016-17 Bristol City League Cup 3
2016-17 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 12
4
2
3
1
2017-18 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 18
2
4
2017-18 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
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
10 Nov 2007 Barnet v Gillingham L 2-1 FA Cup 1st round
13 Nov 2007 Gillingham v Dagenham and Redbridge W 4-0 Johnstones Paint Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
24 Nov 2007 Gillingham v Hartlepool United W 2-1 League One


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