Jack Rodwell

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Sunderland
Born: March 11, 1991 (age 23)
Hometown: Birkdale
Height: 6'2"
Nationality: English
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United on August 24, 2014
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Sep 5, 15:00
Argentina's midfielder Ricky Alvarez (C) celebrates after scoring against Slovenia during a friendly football match at La Plata stadium in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 7, 2014
Sunderland sign Ricky Alvarez on season-long loan
Sunderland sign Inter Milan winger Ricky Alvarez on a season-long loan.
Sep 1, 19:23
Jordan Mutch of QPR heads the ball under pressure from Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30, 2014
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Aug 30, 18:28
Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal for Queens Park Rangers during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30, 2014
Result: Charlie Austin strikes gives Queens Park Rangers first win of season
Queens Park Rangers have their first win of the Premier League season following a single goal from Charlie Austin in their 1-0 win over Sunderland at Loftus Road.
Aug 30, 17:01
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United on August 24, 2014
Sunderland's Jack Rodwell pleased with performance
Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell admits that he was delighted to mark his home debut for the Black Cats with a crucial goal in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United.
Aug 26, 19:57
Real Madrid's Argentinian midfielder Angel di Maria celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match Valencia vs Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 22, 2013
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Aug 25, 04:47
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 elated with Sunderland start
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is elated with the way his side have begun the new Premier League season, taking two points from two matches.
Aug 25, 04:17
Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young falls to the ground after a challenge by Sunderland's English defender Wes Brown during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Manchester United at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Gus Poyet defends Ashley Young over diving claims
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes that Manchester United winger Ashley Young was unfortunate to be booked for diving during this afternoon's match between the sides.
Aug 24, 22:21
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Louis van Gaal: "We lacked creative passes"
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal bemoans his side's lack of a creative spark in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Sunderland.
Aug 24, 19:00
Danny Welbeck of Manchester United attempts to control the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United
Sports Mole assesses the individual performances during Manchester United's 1-1 draw at Sunderland in the Premier League.
Aug 24, 18:58
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata (2nd L) celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Sunderland on August 24, 2014
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Sunderland in the Premier League.
Aug 24, 18:14
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United on August 24, 2014
Result: Jack Rodwell header denies Manchester United
Manchester United and Sunderland play out a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light to leave Louis van Gaal winless in the Premier League.
Aug 24, 17:52
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata (2nd L) celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Sunderland on August 24, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United undone by Jack Rodwell at the interval
Sunderland and Manchester United are level at 1-1 at the interval after a first Black Cats goal for Jack Rodwell cancels out Juan Mata's earlier strike.
Aug 24, 16:46
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United on August 24, 2014
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Aug 24, 14:59
Kemar Roofe (R) of West Bromwich Albion celebrates with team-mate Liam O'Neil after he scores the first goal of the game for his side during the Pre Season Friendly against Port Vale on August 5, 2014
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Aug 16, 14:16
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
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Aug 14, 21:38
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Jack Rodwell urges young players against Manchester City move
Jack Rodwell says that younger players should not move to Manchester City, following his transfer to Sunderland.
Aug 9, 00:55
Santiago Vergini of Sunderland in action during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Hull City at Stadium of Light on February 8, 2014
Sunderland sign Santiago Vergini on loan
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Aug 8, 07:15
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring a hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Adam Johnson expecting a "big change" at Sunderland
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is expecting a "big change" at the club before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 6, 21:14
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Report: Newcastle United turned down Jack Rodwell
A report claims that Newcastle United rejected the chance to sign Jack Rodwell from Manchester City this summer before the midfielder joined Sunderland.
Aug 6, 17:31
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Adam Johnson impressed by new signings at Sunderland
Adam Johnson reveals that Sunderland's new signings have "fitted in quickly" ahead of their Premier League opener against West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 6, 17:15
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Jack Rodwell targets return to England squad following Sunderland move
Jack Rodwell insists that he will try to fight his way back into the England fold after sealing a move to Sunderland following a failed spell at Manchester City.
Aug 6, 10:00
Phil Neville during a photoshoot for the documentary 'The Class of '92'
Phil Neville tips Jack Rodwell for England recall
Jack Rodwell can return to the England squad if he proves his fitness with Sunderland, according to Phil Neville.
Aug 5, 14:27
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Sunderland sign Jack Rodwell
England midfielder Jack Rodwell joins Sunderland on a five-year contract from Manchester City.
Aug 5, 14:02
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Jack Rodwell nearing Sunderland switch?
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell arrives at Sunderland's training ground for a medical ahead of his proposed move to the Stadium of Light.
Aug 4, 17:01
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Report: Sunderland lead race to sign Jack Rodwell
A report suggests that Sunderland are currently the favourites to sign Jack Rodwell from Manchester City following Frank Lampard's arrival at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 4, 02:46
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Report: Southampton, Napoli to battle for Manchester City's Jack Rodwell
Southampton and Napoli are set for a transfer battle over out-of-favour Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell, according to reports.
Aug 3, 12:00
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Report: Premier League clubs line up to sign Manchester City's Jack Rodwell
Manchester City's Jack Rodwell is reportedly being targeted by a number of Premier League clubs.
Jul 12, 08:15
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Sunderland consider Jack Rodwell move?
Sunderland are interested in signing Jack Rodwell from Manchester City, according to a report.
Jul 7, 09:56
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Everton 'eyeing Jack Rodwell deal'
Jack Rodwell is a summer transfer target for Everton, according to reports.
Jul 5, 23:35
Ross Barkley of Everton celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on May 3, 2014
Report: Manchester City consider Ross Barkley bid
Manchester City are reportedly considering making a £25m bid for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.
Jul 4, 22:56
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Manchester City 'keen to offload Jack Rodwell'
Everton and West Bromwich Albion are said to be leading the race to sign Jack Rodwell from Manchester City.
Jun 26, 23:27
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine hints at move for Jack Rodwell
West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine hints that he could table a bid for Jack Rodwell.
Jun 20, 00:45
Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 29, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Englishmen irrelevant in Liverpool defeat'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists that it was not their lack of Englishmen that was responsible for them losing 3-2 to title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.
Apr 16, 02:04
Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 16, 2014
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Apr 4, 11:55
Everton's Ross Barkley celebrates after scoring the opening goal against QPR during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Manchester City make Ross Barkley, Luke Shaw transfer priorities?
Manchester City reportedly put Ross Barkley and Luke Shaw at the top of their transfer wishlist in a bid to reach next season's homegrown quota.
Mar 28, 17:56
Everton's Spanish manager Roberto Martinez arrives for the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Everton boss Roberto Martinez targets six summer recruits
Everton manager Robert Martinez says that he is hoping to sign six new players for next season.
Mar 28, 01:56
Jack Collison of West Ham reacts during the Capital One Cup third round match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Boleyn Ground on September 24, 2013
Wigan Athletic interested in signing Jack Collison on loan from West Ham United?
Wigan Athletic are linked with an emergency loan move for out-of-favour West Ham midfielder Jack Collison.
Mar 17, 13:50
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring his second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on March 13, 2012
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Mar 13, 10:05
Jack Rodwell of Manchester City during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match between SuperSport United and Manchester City from Loftus Versfeld on July 14, 2013
Wigan Athletic after Jack Rodwell loan?
Wigan Athletic reportedly contact Manchester City over an emergency loan for Jack Rodwell.
Mar 12, 19:16
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