Yeovil Town : James Hayter Profile
James Hayter: Player Profile

James Hayter
Name: James Hayter

Position: Striker

Date of Birth: 4 September 1979

Place of Birth: Sandown, Isle of Wight

Profile : James Hayter is a striker who signed for Yeovil Town in the summer of 2012 after leaving Doncaster Rovers, ending a five years stay in Yorkshire. His roots are decidedly more Southern England though. James was born in Sandown on the Isle of Wight on April 9th 1979, and was part of AFC Bournemouth's academy system, spending 11 years as a professional for the Cherries. During his early years he spent time out on loan with Salisbury City before becoming a Cherries regular.

He set the Football League's record for the fastest ever hat-trick in February 2004, netting three goals in 140 seconds in a match against Wrexham, after coming on as an 84th minute substitute, grabbing the match ball by getting the final three goals in a 6-0 win. Overall he made close to 400 appearances for Bournemouth between 1996 and 2007, scoring 107 times for the Cherries

The summer of 2007 saw him clinch a 200,000 move to Doncaster Rovers, where he spent five years, making over 150 appearances for the Yorkshire side. During his final season for Donny he played 33 times, scoring five goals - overall his tally gave him 39 goals. The biggest one of those came at Wembley Stadium - the only goal in the 2008 League One play-off final win over Leeds United a year after his arrival.

He was released by Doncaster upon their relegation from the Championship, at the end of the 2011-12 season, and thus joined Yeovil as a free agent. At 5'9" tall, he is no target man, although despite that he is known for scoring his fair share of headed goals by his ability to create space for himself inside the penalty area. He has over 600 appearances at Football League level to his name, and made his 100th appearance for the Glovers during the August 2014 match against Barnsley.

James signed a new one year contract with the Glovers in the summer of 2014 that will keep him at the club until June 30th 2015.

Total Appearances: 135

Total Goals: 29

Debut Appearance: 14 August 2012

Debut Goal: 21 August 2012

First Team Goal Summary At Yeovil Town for James Hayter

Season LGE FAC FAT LGC SPC Total
2012-13 14 0 0 2 0 16
2013-14 6 2 0 0 0 8
2014-15 5 0 0 0 0 5
Grand Totals 25 2 0 2 0 29


First Team Appearances Summary for James Hayter

SeasonLGEFACFATLGCSPCTotal
2012-1345(2)106054
2013-1424(13)201040
2014-1523(13)2(1)01(1)041
Totals92(28)5(1)08(1)0135

Key To Table
LGE League Competition
FAC FA Competition (Major)
FAT FA Competition (Minor)
LGC League Cup
SPC Somerset Premier Cup
James Hayter Interviews

DateDescriptionLink
14/02/2015James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 0-3 Defeat Against DoncasterView
06/12/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 1-1 Draw Against AccringtonView
10/04/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC As Part Of The Build-Up To BournemouthView
05/04/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 2-1 Win Over BlackpoolView
22/02/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 1-0 Win Against DoncasterView
20/02/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC About His Record-Breaking Hat-TrickView
18/01/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 2-0 Win Against BirminghamView
04/01/2014James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 4-0 Win Against Leyton OrientView
21/11/2013James Hayter Speaks To Sky Sports As Part Of The Build-Up To DoncasterView
19/05/2013James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The Play-Off Final Victory Over BrentfordView
21/08/2012James Hayter Speaks To The BBC After The 3-1 Win Over BrentfordView
06/08/2012James Hayter Speaks To The BBC As Part Of The Build-Up To The 2012-13 SeasonView


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