Jason Jeffrey Price (born 12 April 1977 in Pontypridd) is a Welsh footballer. He can play as a right sided midfielderor as a forward. He plays for Brighouse Town in the Northern Counties East Football League.
Price had spells with Swansea City, Brentford (for whom he scored once against Reading), Tranmere Rovers andHull City.
He signed for Doncaster Rovers under former Rovers manager David Penney, and soon established himself as a key player under Sean O’Driscoll.
On the return to his home country for the Football League Trophy Final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 1 April 2007, Price suffered a snapped Achilles tendon ruling him out for nine months. He renewed his contract at Doncaster in June 2008 when his previous deal was due to expire. Despite much talk of him leaving Rovers, Price took up a new one-year deal.
One of Price’s most important goals was against Aston Villa in the 2008–09 FA Cup fourth round replay at Villa Park, when he poked in a cross from James Coppinger just before half-time.
He joined Millwall on loan on 26 March 2009 for the remainder of the season, and two days later he scored on his Millwall debut – a 90th minute winner which earned the Lions a crucial 1–0 victory at Crewe Alexandra.
Price returned to Doncaster at the end of the season but was released from his contract on 7 May.
On 7 July 2009 Price signed for Millwall on a one-year deal. He joined Oldham Athletic on a one month loan deal on 1 February 2010, making seven appearances and scoring once against Swindon Town before returning to Millwall. Two days after his return, Price left the club on loan for a second time, joining Carlisle United until the end of the 2009–10 season. Price managed to score his first goal for the Cumbrians on his debut as Carlisle won the match 2–1 against Colchester.
On 17 June 2010 Price signed a 1-year deal with Carlisle United. On 13 October 2010 he signed a one month loan deal with Bradford City. His loan was extended to the start of January 2011, with Price scoring his first goal in his eighth game with the club, in a 1–1 draw with Accrington Stanley.
On 28 January 2011 Price signed a one month loan deal with Walsall who, at the time, were bottom of Football League One. Price made his debut at home the following day in a 6–1 victory over Bristol Rovers, the club’s best league result since 1986 (which was a 6–0 victory, also over Bristol Rovers). On 24 March 2011 Price signed a loan deal with Hereford United until the end of the season.
He was released by Carlisle United in May 2011 before signing an initial one month deal with Barnet in League 2 in August 2011.
On 2 August 2011, Price signed for Barnet on a one-month deal. He made his debut in a 1–0 win away toMorecambe and scored on his home debut in a 3–1 defeat against Port Vale.
On 3 September 2011, Price signed for Morecambe on a four-month deal. He made his full debut at home in Morecambe’s 6–0 hammering over Crawley Town on 10 September 2011.
Price was released by Morecambe on 15 March 2012 to enable him to join Guiseley for the rest of the season.
In August 2012, Price joined Welsh Premier League side Prestatyn Town and made his debut on the opening day of the season in a 4–2 victory over Afan Lido. Price made a great start to life in the Welsh premier league scoring several goals and winning player of the month for September.Price scored two goals to help Prestatyn win the Welsh cup final in a 3-1 extra time victory over Bangor City.
In the 2013-14 season, Price had spells with Ossett Town, Selby Town, Shaw Lane Aquaforce and Brighouse Town.He is known for his unusual goal celebrations, which have previously included mocking the linesman, carrying players on his back and tapping a ball boy on the head.
|2010||Oldham Athletic (loan)||7||(1)|
|2010||Carlisle United (loan)||9||(4)|
|2010–2011||Bradford City (loan)||10||(0)|
|2011||Hereford United (loan)||4||(0)|
|2013–2014||Shaw Lane Aquaforce|