Jacob Alexander Mellis is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for club Bolton Wanderers. He transferred from Sheffield United to Chelsea at the age of 16 for a £1 million fee, but made only one substitute appearance before being dismissed for misconduct in March 2012. He spent the rest of his career in the English Football League, making 94 Championship appearances for Barnsley and Blackpool and scoring eight goals.
About Jacob Mellis
Midfielder who made his professional debut for Chelsea in 2009, spending much of his time with them out on loan before signing with Barnsley in 2012.
From 2002-2007, he played youth soccer for Sheffield United.
He played for England U16 in 2006-2007.
He was born in Nottingham, England.
Attacking midfielder Juan Mata was his teammate on Chelsea.