Philip Roberts

Philip Roberts

Personal

NamePhilip Roberts

PositionForward

NationalityRepublic of Ireland

Age24

Date of Birth7 April 1994

Twitter@https://twitter.com/PhilipRobbo9

Club

StatusLeft

Date Joined2017

Date Left26 May 2018

Current Club Hemel Hempstead

Previous ClubsBraintree Town, Chesham United (loan), Sligo Rovers, Dundee, Falkirk, Inveneress CT, Arsenal

Roberts was born in London and has represented the Republic of Ireland at youth level, who he qualifies for through his parents. Roberts started his career in the youth academies of Norwich and Arsenal, but failed to make a senior appearance for either. Whilst with the Gunners, he spent a season on loan at Inverness scoring once in 17 appearances.

He made the move north of the border a permanent one the following season, signing for Falkirk with whom he featured 26 times during the 2013-14 season, getting on the scoresheet on 5 occasions. In the summer of 2014 he moved to Dundee but was unable to make an impact, failing to get a goal in 8 games and a loan spell at Annan Athetlic soon followed.

In February of last year, Roberts moved to Ireland to play for Sligo Rovers, helping the team to a 5th place finish in the League of Ireland Premier Division. He left Sligo at the end of the Irish league season in November 2016.

Unable to nail down a regular starting place, Roberts joined Chesham United in February 2017.

After a succesfull spell at Braintree during the 2017-18 season, Roberts rejoined the Clarets on the 16th February 2018, making his second debut the following day from the bench in a 3-3 draw with Hemel Hempstead.

2016-17

League FA Cup FA Trophy ESC Total
Appearances 0 0 2 2 4
Goals 0 0 0 0 0

2017-18

League FA Cup FA Trophy ESC Total
Appearances 6 0 0 0 6
Goals 1 0 0 0 1