Jamie Charles Stuart Paterson (born 20 December 1991 in Coventry), is an English footballer currently playing for Huddersfield Town F.C.; he can operate as both a winger and forward. Although born in England, Paterson has declared his preference is to play for Scotland which he qualifies through his parents.
He made his senior début for Walsall on 31 August 2010, in a 2–1 defeat to Chesterfield in the Football League Trophy, making his league début four days later, in a 1–0 home loss to Colchester United. His first goal for the club came over a year later, as he scored in a 1–1 draw against Huddersfield Town on 5 November 2011. His second and third league goals came in a 2–1 loss to Bury on 2 January 2012, and in a 2–2 draw against Sheffield Wednesday on 20 March. His first goal of the 2012–13 season came on 1 September, as he opened the scoring in a 2–2 draw against Brentford. His scoring rate increased from his previous two seasons, and he scored his seventh goal of the season on 1 January 2013 to give Walsall a 1–0 win against Stevenage. He then stated that his target for the season was to score 10 goals, and that the team had regained their confidence following three wins in the last four games. On 2 February, he scored twice in a 3–1 win against Oldham Athletic. On 1 April, he gave a superb performance against Coventry City by scoring twice in a 4–0 win
On 2 July 2013, Paterson signed for Nottingham Forest on a three-year deal. The fee was undisclosed, however it was believed it was a six-figure fee with add-ons taking the total amount beyond £1million. He scored his first goal for the club in a pre-season friendly against Belgian side Royal Antwerp on 20 July. His first competitive goals came when he scored a hat-trick against West Ham United in the FA Cup third round on 5 January 2014. He scored his first league goal for the club in the following game, opening the scoring in a 1–1 draw away at Bolton Wanderers. He scored for the third game in a row on 18 January, scoring in a 4–1 win at home to Blackburn Rovers. On 11 February, he scored twice in a 3–0 win against Huddersfield Town. Paterson finished the 2013-14 season scoring 12 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions.
With the signing of Michael Antonio in the close season, Paterson’s game time was not as frequent during the 2014-15 season, he made 25 appearances in all competitions, scoring only once in a 5-3 victory against Fulham on 17 September 2014.
On 1 September 2015, as the transfer window closed, Paterson joined Huddersfield Town on a season-long loan with a view to making the move permanent.He debued against Cardiff City losing 2-0 today september 12th 2015.
Full name Jamie Charles Stuart Paterson
Date of birth 20 December 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Coventry, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Winger / Forward
Current team Huddersfield Town
(on loan from Nottingham Forest)
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Walsall 94 (15)
2013– Nottingham Forest 54 (9)
2015– Huddersfield Town (loan) 1 (0)