Sam Stubbs

NameSam Stubbs
TeamFirst Team
PositionDefender

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AFC Fylde bolstered their defensive ranks with the loan signing of Wigan Athletic youngster Sam Stubbs in January.

The 19-year-old, son of former Everton ace Alan Stubbs, will joined the Coasters on an initial one month deal before extending until the end of the season.

The Liverpool-born centre-half signed professional terms with the Latics ahead of the 2017-18 season, having been with the club since 14 years old.

Initially with Everton at a young age, Stubbs has featured for the Wigan first team this season, making his debut in a 2-1 Carabao Cup victory over Blackpool in August.

The physical defender joined Crewe Alexandra later that month, making eight appearances for the League Two side.