Date of birth
Dynamic young central midfielder playmaker
Power joined us when his contract expired at boyhood club Tranmere Rovers in the summer of 2015, the fee decided by a tribunal. Initially signing a three year deal it was extended in the summer of 2016 until 2019
The young midfielder became an integral part of Latics’ Sky Bet League One title-winning campaign in 2015-16, showing great energy, range of passing and creativity - along with six goals.
All-but-one of Power’s six strikes came from outside the area and his eye for a spectacular goal was evident as the campaign progressed with his efforts against Oldham Athletic, Chesterfield and Swindon Town all ‘Goal of the Season’ contenders.
Power was runner-up in the club’s Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Year awards but did win the Community Trust’s Player of the Year accolade to cap off a successful debut campaign.
He featured in 42 of the 46 games in the 2016-17 Sky Bet Championship season, his first at this level, passing the 200 games in all competitions mark, still aged just 23.
CAREER SO FAR
Power progressed through the youth ranks at Tranmere Rovers, after joining the Wirral-based club at the age of eight.
He earned his first professional start on 10 September 2011 aged 18 in a 2-0 defeat away to Huddersfield Town.
After a handful of appearances in the 2011/12 season, Power began to feature more in 2012/13, playing 27 times in League One. He scored three goals, the first of which was the winning strike against Crewe Alexandra on Boxing Day 2012.
The 2013/14 season saw him make a further 33 League One appearances, taking his overall experience at that level to over 60 matches.
In 2014/15 he featured 53 times, scoring 13 goals ending the campaign as Tranmere’s top goal scorer in all competitions.