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Getting to Know - Phil Jones

Getting to Know - Phil Jones
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Philip Anthony Jones

Date of Birth - 21st February 1992

Place of Birth - Preston, England

Position -
Defender
Defensive midfielder

Height - 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Youth Career -
2002-2009 - Blackburn Rovers

Senior Career -
2009-2011 - Blackburn Rovers
2011+ Manchester United

International Career -
2009-2010 - England U19
2010-2011- England U21
2011+ England

Interesting Facts -

1 - Jones transferred to Manchester United from Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee, although it was rumoured to be at least 16.5 million.

2 - Jones made his debut for United in a pre-season match against Chicago Fire, with United winning 3-1.

3 - On 1st July 2015, Jones signed a new four-year contract with United.

4 - Jones made his international debut in a game against Turkey in 2009. England defeated Turkey 3-1.

5 - In 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson argued that Jones could be one of the greatest players that has been featured in the Manchester United squad.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Monday August 10 2015
Time: 2:43PM

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