Walsall player 100. Josh Craddock

Personal information
Full name Joshua Glynn Craddock

Date of birth 5 March 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Wolverhampton, England

Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward

Club information
Current team Rushall Olympic

Youth career
?–2008 Walsall

Senior career
Years                      Team                       Apps              (Gls)
2008–2009               Walsall                         3                (0)

 2009                       Cradley Town                 ?                  ?

2009                        Halesowen Town          12                (1)
2010                        Hednesford Town            3                (0)
2010–2012               Stourbridge
2012-                       Rushall Olympic
Craddock started his senior career in the Football League for Walsall. He made his debut on 3 May 2008 as a substitute in the Football League One clash with Hartlepool United which finished as a 2–2 draw.
In August 2009, Walsall confirmed that Craddock had chosen to leave professional football and go to study at University full-time. The club retain his registration. After leaving Walsall, Craddock spent time with Halesowen Town before joining Hednesford Town in February 2010. He joined in August 2010 to Non League side Stourbridge F.C.] and in July 2012 to Rushall Olympic.

Following report from Pics on his signing…………..

Josh CRADDOCK – Midfielder. Highly rated, tough tackling midfield enforcer who possesses a formidable engine, he signed during summer 2012 after ending the previous campaign with Stourbridge. Began his career by coming through the ranks with Walsall as a front runner to complete a two-year Apprenticeship at the Banks’s Stadium, culminating in him netting 12 goals in just 16 starts as the Youth Team scooped the Youth Alliance North-West Conference Championship in 2007-08. May 2008 saw him awarded a professional deal after also making his Saddler’s debut just prior to the end of the campaign as a substitute in the Football League One clash with Hartlepool United. During 2008-09 he featured extensively for the Reserve’s, but appeared only twice more as a substitute for the First Team. During summer 2009 Walsall confirmed he had chosen to leave professional football in order to pursue a University education. After linking up with local side Cradley Town for a short spell at the start of the 2009-10 campaign, he later signed for Halesowen Town, before eventually transferring to Hednesford Town in February 2010 – where he helped the Pitmen reach the semi-final of the Southern League Premier Division play-offs. During summer 2010 he moved on to Stourbridge and last season he was an integral part of the Glassboys side who reached the Second Round of the FA Cup – disposing of League Two Plymouth Argyle in a first-round replay, before eventually losing out to League One Stevenage. DoB: 5 March 1991 (Aged 21).


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