Yeovil Town : James Berrett Profile
James Berrett: Player Profile

James Berrett
James Berrett
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Name: James Berrett

Position: Midfielder

Date of Birth: 13 January 1989

Place of Birth: Halifax

Profile : Born in Halifax, Yorkshire on January 13th 1989, James is a central midfielder, who is a product of Huddersfield's academy system, making his debut for them at the tail end of the 2006-07 season. Whilst he stayed on the edge of the Terriers first team, clocking up 41 appearances across the three seasons that followed, it was only when he moved to Carlisle in the summer of 2010 - having been allowed to leave on a free transfer - that he began to gain some serious Football League experience.

Between 2010 and 2014, he played 198 times for Carlisle, and grabbed himself a reputation for a long range goal, scoring 27 times in his career for the Cumbrians. He had been their main set piece taker, operating in the centre of the park, and turned out 48 times for them during his final season at Brunton Park, scoring four times.

Carlisle boss Graham Kavanagh attempted to persuade him to stay at the end of the 2013-14 season. According to the Carlisle News and Star he was given an offer that would have made him one of their top earners, but despite that he chose to sign for the Glovers. Just before Berrett left, Kavanagh said of the player:

"Hes been an excellent servant for this football club and hes one of the nicest lads you could hope to meet. Hes also a very good professional in every way and I would have loved to have been able to report that he was staying. It doesnt look like that will happen, unless something changes drastically, so I wish him all the best with his next move."

In addition to his club football, Berrett is a former Republic of Ireland youth international, having been capped at Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level. His last caps came in 2009, having been selected five times at Under-21 level during the 2008-09 season.

James has signed a two year contract with Yeovil Town, that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2016.

Total Appearances: 34

Total Goals: 1

Debut Appearance: 9 August 2014

Debut Goal: 18 April 2015

First Team Goal Summary At Yeovil Town for James Berrett

Season LGE FAC FAT LGC SPC Total
2014-15 1 0 0 0 0 1
Grand Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1


First Team Appearances Summary for James Berrett

SeasonLGEFACFATLGCSPCTotal
2014-1518(11)2(1)01033
Totals18(11)2(1)01033

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

DateDescriptionLink
18/04/2015James Berrett Speaks To The BBC After The 1-0 Win Over SwindonView
26/03/2015James Berrett Speaks To The BBC As Part Of The Build-Up To RochdaleView


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