Luke Varney

Born: September 28, 1982 (age 34)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Leicester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Burton Albion (no. 16)
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Career History
Senior2003-2007Crewe Alexandra
2007-2009Charlton Athletic
→ 2008-2009Derby County (loan)
2009-2011Derby County
→ 2009Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2009Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2010Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2010-2011Blackpool (loan)
2011-2012Portsmouth
2012-2014Leeds United
→ 2014-2015Blackburn Rovers (loan)
2014-2015Blackburn Rovers
→ 2015Ipswich Town (loan)
2015-2017Ipswich Town
2017-Burton Albion
Sports Mole has 157 articles about Luke Varney. Articles 1 to 40:
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Result: Marcus Rashford brace fires Manchester United into last 16
Manchester United get their EFL Cup defence off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory over Burton Albion to send them into the last 16.
Sep 20, 21:53
Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough fouls Luke Varney of Ipswich Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town at the Riverside Stadium on March 14, 2015
Luke Varney leaves Ipswich Town for Burton Albion
Luke Varney completes a switch from Ipswich Town to Burton Albion on an 18-month deal.
Jan 4, 13:41
Grant Ward of Coventry City in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Coventry City at ABAX Stadium on March 28, 2015
Grant Ward passed fit for Ipswich Town
Grant Ward is passed as fit for Ipswich Town's midweek encounter with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sep 26, 21:26
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Mick McCarthy "confident" of more signings
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says that he is "confident" of doing more transfer business before the window closes.
Aug 12, 17:02
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Ipswich Town re-sign Luke Varney
Luke Varney signs a new short-term deal with Ipswich Town just weeks after being released by the club.
Aug 12, 16:54
Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough fouls Luke Varney of Ipswich Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town at the Riverside Stadium on March 14, 2015
Mick McCarthy: 'Luke Varney to leave Ipswich Town'
Mick McCarthy says that Luke Varney will not be offered a new Ipswich Town contract this summer.
May 5, 17:28
Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough fouls Luke Varney of Ipswich Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town at the Riverside Stadium on March 14, 2015
Luke Varney signs short-term Ipswich Town deal
Luke Varney signs a six-month contract with Ipswich Town after fully recovering from an injury which he suffered while on loan with the club last season.
Dec 18, 14:27
Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough fouls Luke Varney of Ipswich Town during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Ipswich Town at the Riverside Stadium on March 14, 2015
Luke Varney steps up Ipswich Town injury return
Luke Varney will feature for Ipswich Town's Under-21s side on Monday afternoon as he steps up his recovery from an Achilles injury layoff.
Dec 7, 12:08
A general view of The City Ground prior to the npower Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Bristol City at The City Ground on April 7, 2012
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Ipswich Town
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at the City Ground.
Oct 22, 21:03
Blackburn's English defender Matthew Kilgallon (L) clears the ball during FA Cup quarter-final match between Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 8, 2015
Blackburn Rovers duo sign new deals
Blackburn Rovers pair Matt Kilgallon and Lee Williamson pen one-year contract extensions with the Championship club.
May 18, 13:34
Wes Hoolahan of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Norwich City at the KC Stadium on August 24, 2013
Team News: Wes Hoolahan starts for Norwich City against Ipswich Town
Wes Hoolahan is recalled to the Norwich City starting lineup for their Championship playoff semi-final against Ipswich Town at Carrow Road.
May 16, 11:27
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Luke Varney out for six months with ruptured Achilles
Ipswich Town declare that Blackburn Rovers loanee Luke Varney has had successful surgery on his ruptured Achilles and will be out for six months.
May 12, 12:57
Paul Anderson of Ipswich scores past John Ruddy of Norwich during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff semi-final first leg match between Ipswich Town and Norwich Cityat Portman Road on May 9, 2015
Result: Honours even between Ipswich Town, Norwich City
The Championship playoff semi-final first-leg clash between East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town and Norwich City finishes one apiece.
May 9, 14:12
Norwich's Jonathan Howson celebrates after he scores the teams fourth goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Norwich City at The Den on March 07, 2015
Half-Time Report: Paul Anderson cancels out Jonny Howson opener
Goals from Jonny Howson and Paul Anderson leave Norwich City and Ipswich Town tied at half time in their Championship playoff semi-final first leg.
May 9, 13:09
Kevin Bru for Ipswich Town on February 14, 2015
Team News: Kevin Bru, Luke Varney back for Ipswich Town
Kevin Bru and Luke Varney are back in the Ipswich starting XI for their Championship semi-final first leg against Norwich.
May 9, 11:28
Paul Anderson of Ipswich scores past John Ruddy of Norwich during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff semi-final first leg match between Ipswich Town and Norwich Cityat Portman Road on May 9, 2015
Live Commentary: Ipswich Town 1-1 Norwich City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Championship playoff semi-final meeting between Ipswich Town and Norwich City at Portman Road.
May 9, 11:15
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Ipswich Town and West Ham United at Portman Road on July 16, 2014
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Ipswich Town
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between playoff-chasing Ipswich Town and Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.
Apr 30, 18:01
Freddie Sears for Ipswich Town on February 24, 2015
Result: Freddie Sears strike sinks Nottingham Forest
Freddie Sears fires home seven minutes from time to give Ipswich Town a 2-1 win over Nottingham Forest.
Apr 25, 16:56
Stephen Hunt for Ipswich Town on January 14, 2015
Team News: Ipswich Town make one change for Nottingham Forest clash
Stephen Hunt replaces Jay Tabb in Ipswich Town's only change as they face Nottingham Forest at Portman Road.
Apr 25, 14:17
Freddie Sears of Ipswich Town celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Birmingham City at Portman Road on February 24, 2015
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Ipswich Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship meeting between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Ipswich Town.
Apr 16, 18:00
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Team News: Ipswich Town make two changes for Cardiff City clash
Ipswich Town and Cardiff City both make two changes for the Championship clash at Portman Road.
Apr 14, 19:19
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Championship clash between Ipswich Town and Cardiff City at Portman Road.
Apr 13, 11:50
Christophe Berra for Ipswich Town on January 4, 2015
Result: Christophe Berra seals late win for Ipswich Town
Christophe Berra scores with seven minutes to go to wrap up a 3-2 win for Ipswich Town against Blackpool.
Apr 11, 16:58
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Blackpool
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between playoff-chasing Ipswich Town and relegated Blackpool at Portman Road.
Apr 9, 17:12
Manager Chris Powell of Huddersfield Town gestures during Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town at Elland Road Stadium on September 20, 2014
Chris Powell hails Huddersfield Town after win over Ipswich Town
Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell insists that they aren't safe yet after victory over Ipswich Town.
Apr 7, 04:16
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Ipswich Town and West Ham United at Portman Road on July 16, 2014
Mick McCarthy: 'Defeat has dented our confidence'
Ipswich Town boss admits that their defeat to Huddersfield Town has put his side under pressure in their next two games.
Apr 7, 04:04
Richard Chaplow for Ipswich Town on March 1, 2015
Result: Ipswich Town suffer defeat at Huddersfield Town
Ipswich Town lose 2-1 at Huddersfield Town to remain outside of the playoff positions in the Championship table.
Apr 6, 16:55
Cardiff City player Kenwyne Jones beats Morgan Fox of Charlton to the ball to set up the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Charlton Athletic at Cardiff City Stadium on March 7, 2015
Result: Debutant Kenwyne Jones rescues point for Bournemouth at Ipswich Town
Kenwyne Jones comes off the bench to score on his Bournemouth debut and secure a 1-1 draw for the Cherries at Championship promotion rivals Ipswich Town.
Apr 3, 19:10
Freddie Sears of Ipswich Town celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Birmingham City at Portman Road on February 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Freddie Sears gives Ipswich Town lead over Bournemouth
Ipswich Town lead Bournemouth 1-0 in their Championship promotion showdown at Portman Road courtesy of a goal from Freddie Sears.
Apr 3, 18:03
Matt Ritchie of Bournemouth (30) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and AFC Bournemouth at Craven Cottage on March 6, 2015
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Friday's Championship meeting between promotion rivals Ipswich Town and Bournemouth.
Apr 1, 18:43
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Ipswich Town extend Luke Varney's loan from Blackburn until end of the season
Ipswich Town announce that Luke Varney's loan deal from Blackburn Rovers has been extended until May 2.
Mar 26, 10:18
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Result: Richard Chaplow nets dramatic late winner for Ipswich Town at Watford
Ipswich Town score deep into stoppage time to steal all three points from their Championship clash with promotion rivals Watford at Vicarage Road.
Mar 21, 16:59
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Half-Time Report: Ipswich Town holding Watford at Vicarage Road
Joel Ekstrand suffers a suspected broken leg as Watford and Ipswich Town head into the interval goalless.
Mar 21, 15:53
Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on November 01, 2014
Team News: Watford make three changes for Ipswich Town clash
Watford and Ipswich Town both make three changes for their Championship meeting.
Mar 21, 14:43
A general view of Elland Road Stadium during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on August 17, 2013
Half-Time Report: Leeds United level with Ipswich Town
Leeds United are unable to breakthrough before half time against high-flying Ipswich Town.
Mar 4, 20:35
Giuseppe Bellusci of Leeds United celebrates scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on October 4, 2014
Team News: Giuseppe Bellusci starts for Leeds United
Giuseppe Bellusci starts for Leeds United against Ipswich Town, replacing the injured Rodolph Austin.
Mar 4, 19:01
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Luke Varney completes loan move to Ipswich Town
Ipswich Town confirm that Luke Varney has joined the club from Blackburn Rovers on a one-month loan deal.
Feb 20, 11:14
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Ipswich Town close in on Luke Varney loan move?
Luke Varney's proposed loan switch from Blackburn Rovers to Ipswich Town is reportedly close to being completed.
Feb 19, 13:00
Luke Varney of Blackburn Rovers during the Pre Season Friendly match between AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2014
Luke Varney to join Millwall on loan?
Blackburn Rovers forward Luke Varney could be joining Millwall in a loan deal, according to a report.
Feb 2, 16:34
Jordan Rhodes of Blackburn Rovers celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley at Ewood Park on March 9, 2014
Result: Jordan Rhodes strikes twice as 10-man Blackburn come from behind to win
Jordan Rhodes fires home an 88th-minute penalty as Blackburn Rovers come from a goal down to beat Leeds United 2-1 at Ewood Park.
Nov 22, 16:58



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