Jack Kingdon Biography, Age, Nationality, Position, Playing Style and more

Jack Kingdon is a Scottish footballer who plays as a centre back for Manchester United. He was born to his Scottish Parents in Bolton, England.

Jack Kingdon Biography

Full Name Jack Kingdon
Date of Birth
16th November, 2005
Place of Birth
Bolton, England
Youth Team(s)
FC Strikerz Avengers, Morecambe, Manchester United
Current Team
Manchester United
Contract length
PositionCentre Back
Stronger foot
Jersey number
1.86 cm

Playing style
Commanding Centre-back

Youth Career

Jack Kingdon briefly played rugby as a child before starting out his football career with Greater Manchester grassroots club FC Strikerz Avengers and would subsequently join Morecambe at the Under-12 level.

The defender was so impressive that he featured for Morecambe U-18’s at the tender age of 14 and caught the eye of Manchester United who would eventually snap up the player on the 26th of November, 2020 only a few days after his 15th birthday. He was drafted to feature for United’s U-16 side before being promoted to the U-18 squad less than two years later.

Jack Kingdon would be loaned out to English National League side Altrincham on the 16th of November 2022 but will return to United only a day later. He has since been a mainstay in for Manchester United’s U-18 side where he has caught the eye with his brilliant performances at the heart of defence.

A defensive injury crisis for would eventually see Jack Kingdon promoted to Manchester United’s first team squad by manager Erik Ten Haag ahead of a clash with Bournemouth on the 13th of April, 2024.

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International Career

Jack Kingdon has represented Scotland at the International level, making his debut for the U-17’s on the 7th of October, 2021.

He currently plays for the Scottish U-19 side and has his eyes set on earning a callup to the Scottish senior squad. Kingdon is however still eligible to represent England in the future as he was born in Bolton.

Playing Style

Jack Kingdon possesses the skill set necessary for a modern day central defender to thrive. The towering player has proven to be excellent at the heart of defence and is blessed with abundance agility and pace on the ball while also being very strong in the air.

Kingdon has also earned a name for himself as a good tackler of the ball, while his ability to thrive in a leadership role and command his defensive line has proven to be quite admirable for such a young player.

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