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10 FACTS ABOUT DONERVON DANIELS

6 July 2015

Get to know more about the career of Donervon Daniels so far.

1. Donervon Daniels was born on 24 November 1993, the same date as legendary defender, the late Ian Gillibrand was born in 1948.

2. Daniels developed through the Academy at West Bromwich Albion, impressing in the Under 18s and Under 21s before earning his first professional contract in 2011.



Daniels in action against Arsenal's Jack Wilshere.

3. The defender won West Brom’s 2011/12 Young Player of the Year award.

4. His first taste of professional football came during a loan spell with Tranmere Rovers in the 2012-13 season, making his debut as a substitute against Swindon Town.

5. Daniels made 14 appearances and scored his first professional goal whilst with the Prenton Park club, playing occasionally in the same team as fellow summer signing Max Power.



Daniels in action for Tranmere Rovers.

6. In November 2013, Daniels had a brief spell on loan at Gillingham, scoring on his debut in a 3-2 victory against Stevenage.  He went on to play just three times for the Kent club before returning to his parent club West Brom.

7. Daniels began the 2014-15 season on loan at Blackpool, where he made 19 appearances in the Sky Bet Championship and scored one goal.

8. He featured against Latics in August 2014 at the DW Stadium, with Latics running out 1-0 winners.

9. Daniels joined Aberdeen for the remainder of the 2014-15 campaign, and scored on his debut after agreeing a loan move in January.  The defender netted the opening goal in the Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden Park, but the Dons were defeated 2-1.



Donervon Daniels celebrates his debut goal for Aberdeen.

10. Daniels went on to make nine appearances in total as Aberdeen finished second in the Scottish Premiership behind Celtic.



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