Joseph Mark Jacobson, professionally known as Joe Jacobson is a Welsh professional football player. He currently plays for the English team Wycombe Wanderers. He plays as a defender. He started his football career from Cardiff City and has later played for several clubs Accrington Stanley, Bristol Rovers, Oldham Athletic, Accrington Stanley, and Shrewsbury Town. He previously captained the Wales U21 team and the Cardiff City reserve team. He has yet to debut for the Wales senior team.
As of January 2020, he has scored 32 club goals in 480 appearances in all competitions.
What is Joe Jacobson Famous For?
- Former captain of the Wales U21 team.
Where was Joe Jacobson Born?
Joe Jacobson was born on 17 November 1986. His birth name is Joseph Mark Jacobson. His birth place is in Cardiff in Wales. He holds Welsh nationality. Information about his parents and siblings will be updated soon. His religion is Jewish.
He started playing football at an early age. He joined the youth system of his hometown club Cardiff City.
Joe Jacobson Professional Football Career Timeline
Cardiff City promoted Jacobson to its senior team in 2005.
He signed his first professional contract with Cardiff City in July 2006.
He made his league debut in a Championship game defeat against Norwich City in April 2006.
He made his first start against Barnet in the Football League Cup in August 2006. The local press voted him the Man of the Match.
His loan move to Torquay United in November 2006 fell through.
He then moved to Accrington Stanley on loan.
He made his club debut against Grimsby.
Following his loan spell at the club, he moved to Briston Rovers on loan in February 2007 until the end of the 2007-08 season.
The club made his move permanent in the summer of 2007.
Jacobson became the subject of controversy for his fierce tackle on Kieron Dyer during a second-round Carling Cup fixture against West Ham United in August 2007. His tackle broke Dyer’s tibia and fibula bones in his right leg.
The Bristol Rovers Supporters awarded him the Club Young Player of the Year Award for the 2007-08 season.
He helped the club to promotion to League 1.
He also helped the club to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
He won the Maccabi GB Senior Sports Award 2008.
The Rovers released Jacobson at the end of his contract in May 2009.
Jacobson signed a 2-year contract with Oldham Athletic in June 2009.
He made his Oldham debut against Walsall in November 2009.
The club listed him on its transfer list in July 2010.
The club loaned him to Accrington Stanley in November 2010.
Accrington Stanley made Jacobson’s move permanent in January 2011.
His contract with Accrington ended in June 2011.
He then joined Shrewsbury Town on a 2-year deal.
He made his Shrewsbury debut against Crewe Alexandra.
The club named him captain of the club in the absence of Matt Richards during the 2012-13 season.
Shrewsbury relegated at the end of the 2013-14 season. The club released Jacobson in 2014 at the end of his contract.
Jacobson signed a 2-year deal with Wycombe Wanderers in July 2014.
Joe Jacobson International Career
Jacobson represented Great Britain at the 2001 Maccabiah Games in Israel. He was 14 years old then.
He captained the Wales U21 team in the 2009 European Championship play-offs in 2008.
His U21 team defeated France and Romania before losing to England.
He has been called up to Wales senior team several times. However, he has not got a chance to play for the senior team.
He has yet to debut for the Wales senior team.
Who is Joe Jacobson Married to?
Joe Jacobson is a married man. He is married to Louise Anna Jacobson. She works in the fashion industry. They tied a knot to each other in June 2019. More details about Jacobson’s personal life will be updated soon.
How tall is Joe Jacobson?
Joe Jacobson stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of 79 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.
What is Joe Jacobson Net Worth?
Joe Jacobson earns from his professional football career. He has played professional football for several clubs. His income comes from contracts, salary, bonuses, and endorsements. Information about his contract details is not available at present. His salary and net worth will be updated soon.