Connor Wickham

Position: Striker
Team: Sunderland
Born: March 31, 1993 (age 21)
Hometown: Hereford, England
Height: 6'3"
Nationality: English
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Three players Sunderland should sign
Sports Mole picks out three transfer targets to improve Gus Poyet's Sunderland squad.
Jul 22, 11:54
Sunderland's Steven Fletcher during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 29, 2014
Steven Fletcher revels in comeback brace
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher says that he is pleased with his brace after marking his return from long-term injury by scoring twice against Darlington.
Jul 19, 23:31
Billy Jones of Sunderland is challenged by Adam Mitchell of Darlington during a pre-season friendly match between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park on July 19, 2014
Result: Sunderland see off Darlington at Heritage Park
Sunderland thrash Darlington 5-1 at Heritage Park in their pre-season friendly.
Jul 19, 18:18
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham turns down new Sunderland deal?
Connor Wickham pours doubt over his Sunderland future by reportedly turning down a new three-year deal.
Jul 15, 06:52
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Report: Southampton target Connor Wickham as Rickie Lambert replacement
Connor Wickham is reportedly being tracked by Southampton as a potential replacement for Rickie Lambert, who left the club for Liverpool in June.
Jul 12, 06:12
Brighton's Leonardo Ulloa celebrates moments after scoring the opening goal against Leeds on August 3, 2013
Leicester City fail with £6.25m offer for Leonardo Ulloa?
Leicester City fail with a bid of £6.25m for Brighton & Hove Albion forward Leonardo Ulloa, according to reports.
Jul 11, 02:58
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson wants more firepower
Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson reveals that he would like to bring another striker to the club.
Jul 8, 10:16
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham wanted by Leicester City?
Leicester City reportedly express an interest in signing Sunderland forward Connor Wickham.
Jul 5, 01:38
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match on April 16, 2014
Sunderland keeping Connor Wickham options open?
A report claims that Sunderland would consider selling Connor Wickham if the striker does not sign a new contract soon.
Jul 2, 16:36
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham wants starting place
Connor Wickham states that he would like to be the first-choice striker at Sunderland next season after helping the club to survive in the Premier League.
Jun 3, 10:33
Everton's Ross Barkley celebrates after scoring the opening goal against QPR during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
England's 2010 Under-17 squad - where are they now?
After England Under-17s won the European Championship last night, Sports Mole looks back at the development of the squad that featured in the same tournament four years ago.
May 22, 14:56
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sunderland's Connor Wickham wants to break into England squad
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham wants to prove that his end-of-season form was "no flash in the pan" by scoring the goals that will earn him an England call-up next year.
May 21, 01:06
Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on May 11, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 38
As the Premier League season comes to an end, Sports Mole picks out a selection of statistics from each of the final 10 encounters.
May 12, 10:53
Swansea City's Nathan Dyer celebrates his opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at Stadium of Light on May 11, 2014
Half-Time Report: Swansea City take control at Sunderland
Swansea City are 2-0 up at Sunderland after a commanding first-half display.
May 11, 15:50
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Live Commentary: Sunderland 1-3 Swansea City - as it happened
Live coverage of Sunderland's match against Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on the final day of the 2013-14 Premier League season.
May 11, 14:00
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham: 'We deserved to stay up'
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham believes that his side's recent run of form earned them their place in the Premier League next season.
May 11, 05:03
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham: 'I don't want the season end'
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham admits that he does not want the Premier League season to come to an end this weekend.
May 9, 20:44
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea at the Stadium of Light, with the hosts having already secured a "miraculous" escape.
May 9, 17:51
Juan Cala of Cardiff celebrtaes after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton on April 12, 2014
Cardiff City's Juan Cala hit with three-match ban for improper conduct
Cardiff City defender Juan Cala is hit with an immediate three-match ban by the FA after being found guilty of improper conduct.
May 9, 15:19
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on February 22, 2014
Fantasy Football Advice: Week 38
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 38th and final round of Premier League encounters from a fantasy football point of view.
May 8, 14:31
 Fabio Borini of Sunderland celebrates with Adam Johnson as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on May 7, 2014
Result: Sunderland beat West Bromwich Albion to secure Premier League survival
Sunderland beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 to ensure that they will not be relegated from the Premier League this season.
May 7, 21:41
 Fabio Borini of Sunderland celebrates with Adam Johnson as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on May 7, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sunderland closing in on Premier League survival
First-half goals from Jack Colback and Fabio Borini help Sunderland move closer to Premier League survival.
May 7, 20:37
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Team News: Gus Poyet names unchanged Sunderland side
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet names an unchanged XI for the fifth game in a row for tonight's crucial Premier League encounter at home to West Brom.
May 7, 18:58
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday evening's Premier League encounter between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at the Stadium of Light.
May 5, 12:22
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Connor Wickham can play at any level'
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet feels that Connor Wickham can play at the highest level after finding his form with the Black Cats.
May 4, 02:45
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester United 0-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole looks back over Sunderland's 1-0 victory away at Manchester United.
May 3, 17:37
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Result: Sunderland on brink of Premier League survival with shock Manchester United win
Sunderland ensure their Premier League survival with a 1-0 victory away at Manchester United.
May 3, 16:55
Ryan Giggs the Manchester United interim manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sebastian Larsson fires Sunderland into shock lead
Sebastian Larsson fires Sunderland into a shock 1-0 half-time lead at Manchester United.
May 3, 15:47
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sunderland's Connor Wickham scoops Premier League Player of the Month award
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham is named the Premier League Player of the Month for April following goals against Manchester City and Chelsea.
May 2, 11:11
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Man United and Sunderland at Old Trafford as Ryan Giggs continues his interim reign as Red Devils manager.
May 1, 18:50
Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Emanuele Giaccherini: 'Sunderland are mentally stronger'
Sunderland winger Emanuele Giaccherini believes that the team have been "stronger mentally" since drawing with Manchester City.
Apr 30, 20:11
Juan Cala of Cardiff celebrtaes after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton on April 12, 2014
Cardiff City's Juan Cala charged with improper conduct by Football Association
Cardiff City defender Juan Cala charged with improper conduct by the Football Association.
Apr 29, 16:23
Edin Dzeko of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal with Samir Nasri of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match against Crystal Palace on April 27, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 36
Sports Mole looks back over the 36th round of Premier League fixtures with a selection of statistics.
Apr 29, 12:06
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out a Premier League Team of the Week from the most recent round of encounters.
Apr 29, 10:57
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sunderland's Connor Wickham shows off new tattoo
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham shows off his new chest tattoo on Instagram.
Apr 29, 10:34
Connor Wickham of Sunderland celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on April 19, 2014
Connor Wickham: 'Sunderland must stay calm'
Connor Wickham claims that Sunderland must remain calm as the team fights to stay in the Premier League.
Apr 28, 16:12
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet praises Connor Wickham impact
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hints that striker Connor Wickham could help his side secure Premier League safety this season.
Apr 28, 09:21
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham: 'We have proven we can beat the drop'
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham believes that his side have shown in recent weeks that they have the quality to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 28, 05:40
Sunderland's Fabio Borini scores his team's second goal via the penalty spot against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Fabio Borini: 'We need to keep going'
Sunderland striker Fabio Borini insists that his side need to continue winning to maintain their Premier League status.
Apr 28, 02:35
Sunderland's Connor Wickham celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Cardiff during the Premier League match on April 27, 2014
Connor Wickham: 'Juan Cala deserved red card'
Connor Wickham says that Juan Cala deserved his red card in Sunderland's 4-0 thrashing of Cardiff City.
Apr 27, 15:24
Pre-Season Friendlies
FT
Schalke
2-1
Stoke
 
SC Wiedenbruck
P-P
Wigan
LIVE
Exeter
0-0
Swansea
LIVE
Alfreton
0-0
Rotherham
LIVE
Burton Albion
0-0
Derby
LIVE
Notts County
0-2
Birmingham
LIVE
Stevenage
0-0
Reading
LIVE
Leyton Orient
0-0
QPR
LIVE
Oxford Utd
0-0
Wolves
LIVE
Portsmouth
0-0
Bournemouth
LIVE
Preston
0-0
Burnley
LIVE
Sheff Utd
0-0
Huddersfield
7.45pm
Southend
vs
Ipswich
8pm
Recreativo
vs
Sunderland
12.30am
Inter Milan
vs
Man Utd
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 England flagEngland32282787
2 AustraliaAustralia32273695
3 Scotland flagScotland1391335
8 Wales flagWales3101225
16 Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland0112
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