(PRWEB UK) 20 October 2013
Digital Sports Group have today announced that the Official PFA profile page for Daniel Sturridge has been updated to reflect the Liverpool and England strikers excellent start to the 2013-2014 season. The Official PFA player profiles provide a unique and unrivalled insight into a professional footballers career with full career stats, news biographies and features.
Daniel Sturridge is an English footballer who plays for Liverpool and the England national team as a striker.
Born in Birmingham, Sturridge joined Aston Villa before moving to Coventry City. He then signed for Manchester City in 2003. He continued his development at City and played in two FA Youth Cup finals.
He made his first team debut in the 2007–08 season, becoming the only player ever to score in the FA Youth Cup, FA Cup and Premier League in the same season. He left City in 2009 and signed for Chelsea, where he was loaned out to Bolton Wanderers for the second half of the 2010–11 season. After a successful spell at Bolton, scoring eight goals in 12 appearances, he returned to Chelsea for the 2011–12 season. He left Chelsea to join Liverpool in January 2013.
Sturridge has represented England at all levels. He made 15 appearances and scored four goals for the Under-21 team. He made his debut for England against Sweden on 15 November 2011.
Sturridge began the 2013–14 season by scoring the very first goal of the season, which also turned out to be the only goal in Liverpool's win over Stoke City, with a shot from outside the box. He then followed this up with a goal against Aston Villa in another 1–0 win and a brace against Notts County in the League Cup, taking his season's tally to 4 goals in 3 games. He continued his fine form by scoring the only goal in a 1–0 win against Manchester United on his 24th birthday at Anfield. Daniel Sturridge made a Man Of The Match performance in a 3-1 win for a traveling Liverpool away at Sunderland by opening the score for the Reds and providing two assists for Luis Suarez. His goal made it his fifth goal in six match for the Reds.
Head of Operations at DSG, Matthew Tait had this to say “Daniel Sturridge is a fantastic player and we have been working hard to provide the most fantastic resource that is both enjoyable to use and useful. Working with the PFA provides unique biographical information and insights that can be found nowhere else online. We are proud of our partnership with the Professional Footballers Association and the unrivalled access this provides us to the players.”
DSG became the official digital partner of the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) earlier this year and have since launched a number of Player profile fan pages on social media site Facebook as well as providing official player pages on their football news site football.co.uk.