19 Facts About Alex Pritchard


Alex David Pritchard was born on 3 May 1993 and is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Championship club Sunderland.

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Alex Pritchard received his maiden call into the first team squad for a UEFA Europa League group stage game versus PAOK on 15 September 2011.

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Alex Pritchard courted transfer interest from Premier League side Queens Park Rangers in April 2012.

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Liverpool were reported to be interested, but Pritchard ended the speculation when he signed a new two-and-a-half-year deal with Spurs on 31 January 2013.

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Alex Pritchard came on again as a substitute in the following game against Leicester City, but lasted just 16 minutes before suffering torn ligaments in his ankle.

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Alex Pritchard made just six appearances for the club before returning to White Hart Lane at the end of the season.

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On 9 July 2013, Alex Pritchard joined League One side Swindon Town on a season long loan deal, linking up with fellow Tottenham loanees Massimo Luongo, Grant Hall, Ryan Mason and former teammates Nathan Byrne and Jack Barthram at the County Ground.

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Alex Pritchard's form led to interest from Championship sides Huddersfield Town, Blackburn Rovers and League One leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers in January 2013.

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Alex Pritchard won rave reviews for his performances during the season, receiving nominations for the League One Player of the Year and Football League Young Player of the Year awards.

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Alex Pritchard showed his quality while he was on loan at Swindon last year.

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Alex Pritchard was named eighth best Championship player at the 2015 Football League Awards and one of the top 20 players in the Football League and 'FL Wonderkid' by FourFourTwo and Match respectively.

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On 4 August 2016, Alex Pritchard joined Championship club Norwich City on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Alex Pritchard scored his first goal for Norwich in an EFL Cup tie against Leeds United on 25 October 2016.

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On 12 January 2018, Alex Pritchard joined Premier League club Huddersfield Town for an undisclosed fee, signing a three-and-a-half-year contract with the Yorkshire club.

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On 27 May 2013, Alex Pritchard was named in manager Peter Taylor's 21-man squad for the 2013 U20 World Cup.

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Alex Pritchard made two appearances in the group stage of the U20 World Cup, against Chile and Egypt.

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In mid-December, Alex Pritchard received a 2014 England U21 Player of the Year award nomination.

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Alex Pritchard was born in the village of Orsett, and grew up in Thurrock, Essex.

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Alex Pritchard attended Belhus Chase Specialist Humanities College in Aveley prior to signing for West Ham United.

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