Patrick James Bamford is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Leeds United, primarily a striker. Bamford began his career at Nottingham Forest, making his debut on 31 December 2011, at the age of 18. A month later he joined Chelsea for a fee of £1.5 million. He was loaned out to Milton Keynes Dons, Derby County, and Middlesbrough, winning the Championship Player of the Year for the 2014–15 season. Bamford then had further loans at Premier League clubs Crystal Palace, Norwich City and Burnley, but saw limited playing time. After five years at the club without making a first-team appearance, Bamford left Chelsea and returned to Middlesbrough for a fee in the region of £5.5 million in January 2017. He subsequently joined Leeds United on 31 July 2018 for a fee possibly rising to £10 million, and helped the club win the EFL Championship during the 2019–20 campaign and gain promotion to the Premier League under the management of Marcelo Bielsa.
Forward who made his professional debut in 2011 for Nottingham Forest. He joined Chelsea in 2012 and played on loan for several teams during his time there before joining Middlesbrough in 2017.
From 2001 to 2011, he played youth soccer for Nottingham Forest.
He played for England's under-18 national team in 2010-2011.
He was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.
Defender and midfielder Chris Cohen was his teammate on Nottingham Forest.
- Sportspeople from Lincolnshire
- People educated at Nottingham High School
- Milton Keynes Dons F.C. players
- Republic of Ireland youth international footballers
Latest information about Patrick Bamford updated on May 10 2021.