Peter Whittingham

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    whittingham playing for cardiff city in 2016
    personal information
    full name peter michael whittingham[1]
    date of birth (1984-09-08)8 september 1984[2]
    place of birth nuneaton, england
    date of death 19 march 2020(2020-03-19) (aged 35)
    place of death cardiff, wales
    height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[3]
    playing position(s) midfielder
    youth career
    0000–2003 aston villa
    senior career*
    years team apps (gls)
    2003–2007 aston villa 56 (1)
    2005burnley (loan) 7 (0)
    2005derby county (loan) 11 (0)
    2007–2017 cardiff city 413 (85)
    2017–2018 blackburn rovers 20 (0)
    total 507 (86)
    national team
    2004–2007 england u21 17 (3)
    * senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

    peter michael whittingham (əm/; 8 september 1984 – 19 march 2020) was an english professional footballer. his primary position was as a central midfielder, although he operated as a winger on both the left and right, as well as a second-striker.

    he was part of the aston villa team that won the 2001–02 fa youth cup, and a year later he made his premier league debut. whittingham had loans at championship clubs burnley and derby county in 2005. in january 2007, he signed for cardiff city for a fee of £350,000.

    in eleven seasons at cardiff, whittingham played 457 competitive matches and scored 96 goals, putting him seventh on the all-time appearances list and ninth among their goalscorers. during his time at that club they won the championship in 2013, and reached the 2008 fa cup final and 2012 league cup final. he was named three times in the championship's pfa team of the year, and his 20-goal haul in the 2009–10 season made him the division's top scorer. he signed for blackburn rovers in june 2017, and made 24 appearances for the club before his contract was terminated by mutual consent in august 2018.

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Peter Whittingham
Peter Whittingham 20160312 (cropped).jpg
Whittingham playing for Cardiff City in 2016
Personal information
Full name Peter Michael Whittingham[1]
Date of birth (1984-09-08)8 September 1984[2]
Place of birth Nuneaton, England
Date of death 19 March 2020(2020-03-19) (aged 35)
Place of death Cardiff, Wales
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[3]
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
0000–2003 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Aston Villa 56 (1)
2005Burnley (loan) 7 (0)
2005Derby County (loan) 11 (0)
2007–2017 Cardiff City 413 (85)
2017–2018 Blackburn Rovers 20 (0)
Total 507 (86)
National team
2004–2007 England U21 17 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Michael Whittingham (əm/; 8 September 1984 – 19 March 2020) was an English professional footballer. His primary position was as a central midfielder, although he operated as a winger on both the left and right, as well as a second-striker.

He was part of the Aston Villa team that won the 2001–02 FA Youth Cup, and a year later he made his Premier League debut. Whittingham had loans at Championship clubs Burnley and Derby County in 2005. In January 2007, he signed for Cardiff City for a fee of £350,000.

In eleven seasons at Cardiff, Whittingham played 457 competitive matches and scored 96 goals, putting him seventh on the all-time appearances list and ninth among their goalscorers. During his time at that club they won the Championship in 2013, and reached the 2008 FA Cup Final and 2012 League Cup Final. He was named three times in the Championship's PFA Team of the Year, and his 20-goal haul in the 2009–10 season made him the division's top scorer. He signed for Blackburn Rovers in June 2017, and made 24 appearances for the club before his contract was terminated by mutual consent in August 2018.