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10 FACTS ABOUT SHAQ COULTHIRST

14 August 2015

Learn more about 20-year-old forward Shaq Coulthirst.

1. Born 2 November 1994 in Hackney, London.

2. Coulthirst is a product of the Tottenham Hostpur Academy, and went on to make his Spurs debut on 12 December 2013 against Anzhi Makhachkala in the Europa League.

3. In November 2012 he scored a hat-trick against Barcelona whilst playing in the NextGen (Under 19s) Series for Spurs.

4. The forward joined Leyton Orient on loan in January 2014, featuring twice, with his first senior goal coming in his only Sky Bet League One appearance,  4-0 home victory against Carlisle United.

5. Coulthirst went on to join then Sky Bet League Two side Torquay United in March 2014, scoring twice in six appearances against Bristol Rovers and Mansfield Town.



Coulthirst celebrating his goal for Torquay against Mansfield.

6. The start of the 2014/15 season saw the now 20-year-old on loan at Southend United, where he played 25 times in all competitions, making 12 starts and scoring four goals in League Two.

7. In March 2015, Coulthirst joined York City on loan for the remainder of the season, scoring the first brace of his career against Mansfield Town in a 4-1 victory on 28 March.

8. Coulthirst made 36 appearances across two clubs during the 2014-15 campaign.

9. He is an England Under 19 international, having made his debut against Belgium in May 2013.  Coulthirst then went on to feature and score in a victory over Scotland.

10. Coulthirst will wear the number 12 shirts during his time with Latics.


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