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Michael Woods

Michael James Woods (born 6 April 1990) is an England professional Association football who plays for Yeovil Town F.C. on non-contract terms as a midfielder.

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Michael Woods biography


Michael James Woods (born 6 April 1990) is an England professional Association football who plays for Yeovil Town F.C. on non-contract terms as a midfielder.

Club career

Born in York, Woods turned down a scholarship from Leeds United A.F.C. to sign for Chelsea. Leeds United chairman Ken Bates accused Chelsea of tapping-up the sixteen-year-old as well as two other academy players. Eventually the two clubs later agreed an out-of-court settlement, with Chelsea paying £5 million in compensation for Woods and Tom Taiwo.

After spending time in the reserves, Woods made Michael Woods first-team debut for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (stadium) against Macclesfield Town F.C. in the third round of the FA Cup on 6 January 2007, making Michael Woods the fourth-youngest player to ever play for Chelsea at 16 years and 275 days old. Michael Woods came on as a substitute for Frank Lampard in the 79th minute. Michael Woods made two appearances for Chelsea in the FA Cup, but did not play in the FA Premier League. Although Michael Woods progress was interrupted by a series of injuries, Michael Woods was ever-present in the reserves. Woods was released by Chelsea F.C. at the end of the 2010–11 season.

Woods went on a trial spell with Aberdeen F.C. in July 2011.

On 23 February 2012, following a short trial period Woods signed for Yeovil Town F.C. on non-contract terms.

International career

Woods has been capped several times for the English national under-17 team. Michael Woods is an England Under-18 international and played in the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup. In the summer of 2009, Michael Woods was called up for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.

Personal life

Michael Woods is the nephew of Walsall F.C, Head of Youth Neil Woods. Michael Woods grandfather is ex-footballer Alan Woods (footballer) who played for York City F.C., amongst other clubs. Michael Woods attended Woldgate College, Pocklington.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Woods_(footballer)

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