Player Profile

James Milner

James Milner

7 Midfielder

Nationality :England
Date Of Birth :January 4, 1986
Height :175cm
Weight :70kg

James Milner is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion. A versatile player, Milner has played in multiple positions, including on the wing, in midfield, and at full-back.

QUICK FACTS

Full nameJames Philip Milner
Date of birth4 January 1986 (age 37)
Place of birthLeeds, England
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Position(s)Midfielder / Winger / Full-back

James Milner Biography, EarlyLife

Milner, the son of Peter and Lesley Milner, turned into born on January 4, 1986, in Worthley, England. While his father labored as an amount surveyor, his mother became an estate agent. 

As a youngster, Milner excelled at quite a few sports activities, inclusive of soccer, cricket, and long-distance going for running. He began playing football at Westbrook Labe Primary School when he was in elementary school. He afterward changed schools to Horsforth School.

Here, Rawdon coach Graeme Coulson, who also coached at the school, saw his talent and convinced him to participate in multiple competitions for Rawdon.

James Milner Education

Later on, Yorkshire School accepted him. He was a wicketkeeper for the school’s cricket team while attending Yorkshire School. In addition, he won the district 100-meter race twice in a row and was the school’s three-time straight cross-country winner.

Milner excelled academically as well as athletically, earning an award for his excellence in physical education and 11 GCSEs. Milner did, however, finish his coursework at Boston Spa School. It was a football club that paired with a sports college.

James Milner’s Height, And Weight

Milner has kept an athletic body type throughout his career as a professional football player. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 70 kilograms. He does not have any tattoos.

All-time Career of James Milner

Leeds United

Miler enrolled at the Leeds United Youth Academy in 1996 after completing his education.

Six years later, on November 10, 2002, he replaced Jason Wilcox in a game against West Ham United to make his debut. He made his Premier League debut, making him, at the age of 16, the second-youngest player to ever play in the league.

Milner became the Premier League’s youngest scorer later that month, against Sunderland, when he scored a goal. However, James Vaughan beat his record in 2005.

2002 worked to Milner’s advantage. Many other professional players, coaches, commentators, and viewers praised and enjoyed many of his efforts.

As a result, Leeds presented Milner with a five-year deal on February 10, 2003. However, Leeds had to cope with quite a few destructive media coverage. Many of the crew’s first-group players left as a result.

As a result, Leeds changed into dropped from the championship, elevating questions about Milner’s future with the group. Milner to begin with became gives from Everton, Aston Villa, and Tottenham Hotspur.

However, because of monetary problems, Leeds subsequently sold it to Newcastle United for a preliminary sum of £3.6 million. Even though he was sad about leaving the club, he wanted to act within the club’s best pursuits.

Aston Villa and Newcastle United

During Newcastle United’s preseason excursion of Asia, Milner made his group debut, scoring his first intention in opposition to Kitchee in a 1-1 draw in Hong Kong. He represented Newcastle in his first-ever European health in 2004, at the same time as nevertheless taking part in the Premier League.

His opening UEFA Cup game was against Israeli team Bnei Sakhnin. Before Graeme Souness took over for Bobby Robson as manager of Newcastle, Milner was enjoying himself there.

He made 13 league starts, however, his first full Premier League game for Newcastle did not occur until April 2005.

Nolberto Solano was acquired by Newcastle from Aston Villa during the 2005–06 campaign. As a result, Miner, who was loaned to Villa, had to play for the Villa for the remainder of the season.

On September 12, 2005, against West Ham United in a Premier League game, he made his debut for the Villa.

Milner was an excellent acquisition for the Villa. David O’Leary, the manager, favored having Milner sign a long-term contract. Due to his potential to start every game for Villa, even Milner leaned toward signing with them.

However, James Milner gave the look to be valued with the aid of Newcastle’s new manager Glenn Roeder, who confirmed a want for him to stay within the city.

At the start of the 2006–07 campaign, Milner lowered back to Newcastle, where he performed the whole year. Even in January, he devoted himself to Newcastle for 4 years. Milner had a strong beginning to the season.

However, foot damage pressured him to overlook the very last nine video games. As a result, he requested a written switch. Milner later joined Aston Villa on August 29, 2008, with a four-year deal for £12 million.

City of Manchester

Milner originally received a job offer from Manchester City in 2010. However, Villa Manager turned down the offer. On August 17, 2010, Villa did, however, sell Milner to Manchester City.

On August 23, he played his first game for City against Liverpool. Milner devoted five years of his professional life at Manchester City. He participated in the 2011 FA Cup, the 2011–12 and 2012–13 Premier Leagues, and the UEFA Champions League during this time.

On June 4, 2015, Liverpool Milner made a free transfer to Liverpool. On August 7, 2015, he was appointed vice-captain shortly after joining the team.

He won his debut game for the team, 1-0, against Stroke. The same year, he led the club in a game against Arsenal while serving as captain.

He scored his first goal for Liverpool against his previous team Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015, and the Reds won 3-2. Since the day he joined Liverpool, Milner has been a huge contributor. The club just extended their vice captain’s contract in December 2019.

How much does James Milner Earn? Net Worth

The international athlete currently has a net worth of about $11 million. Additionally, this gifted player earns almost $7 million yearly. And

he is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League.

Endorsement

He has signed an endorsement with Nike.

James Milner’s Wife, Marriage, Children

James Milner and his longtime partner Amy Fletcher are happily married. Even before Milner started playing football, the two were dating. The charming couple wed in 2014 and are now parents to two adorable kids.

Despite spending years in the media, Milner has never been given the opportunity for the public to speculate about his personal and professional life. He hasn’t engaged in any controversy, to put it another way.

Premier League Stats for James Milner

GeneralTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Matches Played30N/A
 
78
Minutes80427 min’ per appearance
 
22
Annual Salary€7,153,192N/A
 
96
Matches Started6N/A
 
13
Matches Subbed In24N/A 
Matches Subbed Out2N/A

Shots Taken

Shots DataTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Shots Taken50.56
 
43
Shots On Target
1/ 5
0.11
 
28
Shots Off Target
4/ 5
0.45
 
55
Hit The Woodwork0 times0.00
 
67
Shot Conversion Rate0.00% 
 
40
Shot Accuracy20.00% 
 
22
Shots Per Goal Scored0.00 

Assists, Passing, & Chance Creation Stats

Assists & PassingTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Assists10.11
 
71
Expected Assists (xA)1.800.20
 
81
Passes53760.19
 
93
Successful Passes
433/ 537
48.53
 
91
Pass Completion Rate80.63% 
 
58
Key Passes121.34
 
78
Crosses515.72
 
96
Successful Crosses
11/ 51
1.23
 
91
Cross Completion Rate21.57% 
 
54
Minutes Per Assist804 min’ / assist 

Dribbling & Offside Stats

Dribbles & OffsidesTotalPer 90 MinutesPercentile
Dribbles171.91
 
73
Successful Dribbles101.12
 
80
Dribble Success Rate58.82% 
 
70
Dispossessed121.34
 
22
Offsides00.00
 
40

Yellow Cards, Red Cards, and Foul Stats

Cards & FoulsTotalPer 90Percentile
Yellow Cards2  
Red Cards0  
Total Cards20.22
 
59
Minutes Per Booking402 min’ / card 
 
51
Cards Over 0.527%
 
28
Fouls Committed141.57
 
77
Fouled Against121.34
 
69

Defending Stats

DefendingTotalPer 90%Percentile
Goals Conceded70.78
 
89
Minutes Per Goal Conceded115 min’ 
 
89
Clean Sheets1447%
 
93
Tackles232.58
 
90
Interceptions101.12
 
67
Ground Duels12013.45
 
88
Ground Duels Won566.28
 
86
Aerial Duels Won111.23
 
59
Dribbled Past171.91
 
2
Clearances111.23
 
55
Shots Blocked20.22
 
55
Penalties Given Away00.00
 
99

Trophies & Titles

PFA Young Player of the Year was awarded to this excellent player in 2009–2010. In addition to this, he has contributed to several victories for his squad. Regarding recent victories, his current team won the FIFA Club World Cup 2019, UEFA Champions League 2018–19, and UEFA Super Cup 2019.

Here is a list of some of Milner’s trophies and titles in the Premier League and Champions League.

  • FIFA Club World Cup winner 2019
  • English Premier League Champion 2020, 2014, 2012
  • Champions League winner 2019
  • English FA Cup winner 2011
  • English League Cup winner 2022, 2014
  • UEFA Super Cup winner 2019
  • English Super Cup winner 2013
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup winner 2006
  • FA Community Shield winner 2012
  • EFL Cup winner 2022, 2012
  • PFA Young Player of the Year 2010

Transfer Value and Records

James Milner’s market value by year is €2.00m.

Injury Record

2021-02-14 ~
13 days
Hamstring

2021-02-01 ~
2 days high
 Muscle Strain

2020-11-29 ~
27 days
Hamstring

2020-09-21 ~
6 days
Calf/Shin Injury

2020-07-09 ~
12 days high
 Muscle Strain

2020-07-03 ~
4 days
Knock

2020-06-22 ~
9 days
Hamstring

2020-02-19 ~
12 days
Knock

2020-01-06 ~
39 days
Hamstring

2019-09-26 ~
1 days
Back Injury

2019-03-04 ~
12 days
Knock

2018-12-22 ~
11 days
Hamstring

2018-12-13 ~
7 days
Knock

2018-10-08 ~
11 days
Hamstring

2018-08-05 ~
6 days had
 Injury

2018-05-12 ~
13 days
Knock

2018-02-25 ~
5 days
Knock

2018-01-26 ~
0 days
Knock

2017-01-03 ~
7 days
Calf/Shin Injury

2016-10-28 ~
7 days illness

2016-03-07 ~
14 days
Suspended

2015-12-14 ~
21 days of
 Muscle Strain

2015-11-06 ~
14 days
Hamstring

2015-10-26 ~
3 days
Suspended

2015-04-13 ~
11 days knee
 Injury

2015-03-19 ~
1 days knee
 Injury

2015-02-18 ~
5 days knee
 Injury

2014-01-20 ~
12 days
Groin Strain

2012-11-29 ~
22 days
Hamstring

2012-11-04 ~
12 days
Hamstring

2012-10-21 ~
7 days
Suspended

2021-05-09 ~
9 days
Knock

2021-08-15 ~
27 days
Calf/Shin Injury

2021-10-25 ~
32 days
/Thigh Injury

2022-03-16 ~
16 days illness

2022-11-03 ~
6 days had
 Injury

2022-11-04 ~
7 days had
 Injury

2022-12-23 ~
10 days high
 Muscle Strain

2022-12-24 ~
20 days high
 Muscle Strain

Car

James Milner has been outstanding in the uncommon position of left back. His vehicle, on the other hand, is a standard BMW X5.

FAQ

What is the net worth of James Milner?

His net worth is 11 million dollars.

What is the height of James Milner?

His height is 5 feet 9 inches.

What is the age of James Milner?

His age is 37 years as of 2023.

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