Dominic Solanke Biography, Net Worth, Career, Age, Family, Awards and Many More

Dominic Solanke Biography, Net Worth, Career, Age, Family, Awards and Many More

Dominic Solanke

Position:
Forward
Height:
6'0" (1.85m)
Weight:
165 lbs (75 kg)
age:
20
DOB:
September 14, 1997

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Previous Game

West Bromwich AlbionWest Bromwich Albion
LiverpoolLiverpool
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Game Details

Career

Team Comp GS SB G A SH SG FC FS YC RC
Liverpool UCL 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England U20 WC U20 6 1 4 0 15 8 12 11 0 0
Liverpool PLAT 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Liverpool FAC 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0
Liverpool Prem 4 15 0 1 18 7 12 3 0 0
Liverpool Int 1 3 2 1 5 4 1 3 0 0
England Int 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Liverpool CC 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 0 0
Season Totals   12 26 7 2 47 21 30 21 2 0

Appearances

Team Oppo Date Comp Res Appear g a sh sg fc fs yc rc
Liverpool A - West Brom Apr 21, 2018 Prem D 2-2 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Bournemouth Apr 14, 2018 Prem W 3-0 Sub-On 90 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Man City Apr 10, 2018 UCL W 1-2 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Everton Apr 7, 2018 Prem D 0-0 Started 0 0 4 1 0 1 0 0
Liverpool H - Man City Apr 4, 2018 UCL W 3-0 Substitute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Man Utd Mar 10, 2018 Prem L 2-1 Sub-On 83 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Newcastle Mar 3, 2018 Prem W 2-0 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - West Ham Feb 24, 2018 Prem W 4-1 Sub-On 86 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Southampton Feb 11, 2018 Prem W 0-2 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Tottenham Feb 4, 2018 Prem D 2-2 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Huddersfield Jan 30, 2018 Prem W 0-3 Substitute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - West Brom Jan 27, 2018 FAC L 2-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Swansea Jan 22, 2018 Prem L 1-0 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Man City Jan 14, 2018 Prem W 4-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Everton Jan 5, 2018 FAC W 2-1 Substitute 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
Liverpool A - Burnley Jan 1, 2018 Prem W 1-2 Started 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0
Liverpool H - Leicester Dec 30, 2017 Prem W 2-1 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Swansea Dec 26, 2017 Prem W 5-0 Substitute 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Arsenal Dec 22, 2017 Prem D 3-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Bournemouth Dec 17, 2017 Prem W 0-4 Substitute 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Liverpool H - West Brom Dec 13, 2017 Prem D 0-0 Sub-On 75 min 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Everton Dec 10, 2017 Prem D 1-1 Sub-Off 81 min 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Spart Moscow Dec 6, 2017 UCL W 7-0 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Brighton Dec 2, 2017 Prem W 1-5 Sub-On 87 min 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Stoke Nov 29, 2017 Prem W 0-3 Sub-Off 66 min 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Sevilla Nov 21, 2017 UCL D 3-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Southampton Nov 18, 2017 Prem W 3-0 Unused Substitute
England H - Brazil Nov 14, 2017 Int D 0-0 Sub-On 74 min 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Liverpool A - West Ham Nov 4, 2017 Prem W 1-4 Sub-On 86 min 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Liverpool H - NK Maribor Nov 1, 2017 UCL W 3-0 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Huddersfield Oct 28, 2017 Prem W 3-0 Sub-On 80 min 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Liverpool A - Tottenham Oct 22, 2017 Prem L 4-1 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - NK Maribor Oct 17, 2017 UCL W 0-7 Substitute 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Man Utd Oct 14, 2017 Prem D 0-0 Sub-On 86 min 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Newcastle Oct 1, 2017 Prem D 1-1 Sub-On 73 min 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Leicester Sep 23, 2017 Prem W 2-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool A - Leicester Sep 19, 2017 CC L 2-0 Started 0 0 6 0 1 1 0 0
Liverpool H - Burnley Sep 16, 2017 Prem D 1-1 Sub-On 78 min 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Man City Sep 9, 2017 Prem L 5-0 Sub-On 66 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Arsenal Aug 27, 2017 Prem W 4-0 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Hoffenheim Aug 23, 2017 UCL W 4-2 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - C Palace Aug 19, 2017 Prem W 1-0 Sub-On 70 min 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Hoffenheim Aug 15, 2017 UCL W 1-2 Sub-On 83 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Watford Aug 12, 2017 Prem D 3-3 Unused Substitute
Liverpool H - Athletic Aug 5, 2017 Int W 3-1 Sub-On 45 min 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0
Liverpool H - Atletico Aug 2, 2017 AUDI L (4) 1-(5) 1 Started 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Bayern Aug 1, 2017 AUDI W 0-3 Sub-On 85 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Hertha Jul 29, 2017 Int W 0-3 Started 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - Leicester Jul 22, 2017 PLAT W 2-1 Sub-On 64 min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool H - C Palace Jul 19, 2017 PLAT W 2-0 Sub-On 49 min 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Liverpool A - Wigan Jul 14, 2017 Int D 1-1 Sub-On 45 min 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Liverpool A - Tranmere Jul 12, 2017 Int W 0-4 Sub-On 45 min 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
England U20 A - Venezuela Jun 11, 2017 WC U20 W 0-1 Started 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
England U20 A - Italy U20 Jun 8, 2017 WC U20 W 1-3 Started 2 0 5 3 1 0 0 0
England U20 A - Mexico U20 Jun 5, 2017 WC U20 W 0-1 Started 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
England U20 H - Costa Rica May 31, 2017 WC U20 W 2-1 Started 0 0 3 1 3 4 0 0
England U20 H - KOR U20 May 26, 2017 WC U20 W 1-0 Substitute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
England U20 H - Guinea U20 May 23, 2017 WC U20 D 1-1 Started 0 0 3 1 5 3 0 0
England U20 A - ARG U20 May 20, 2017 WC U20 W 0-3 Started 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
  • A: GoalAssists
  • Appear: Appearance
  • Comp: Competition
  • FC: Fouls Committed
  • FS: Fouls Suffered
  • G: TotalGoals
  • Oppo: Opponent
  • RC: Red Cards
  • Res: Result
  • SG: Shots On Target
  • SH: Total Shots
  • YC: Yellow Cards

English footballer Dominic Solanke currently plays as a striker of the England national football team besides appearing regularly for the Premier League club Liverpool. He started his footballing journey as a kid with Chelsea youth academy system and got his promotion in the senior team in October 2014. Solanke displayed great performance for Dutch Eredivisie league club Vitesse during season 2015-16 after he was transferred to the club from Chelsea on loan. He signed his contract with Liverpool in July 2017 and made 17 appearances for the club since then in all competition.

Dominic Solanke Biography

Solanke represented England team in almost all group level, starting from Under-16 to the senior level first team. He helped the U-17 English team to win the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. Solanke was an integral part of the U-20 team that achieved the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup title and received the Golden Ball award for his amazing performance for the England U-20 team. For his marvelous performance for the U-20 team, he got his place secured in the senior England team.

Full biography and career of Dominic Solanke

Dominic Solanke Biography

Dominic Solanke Early Career

Solanke started his football career while joining the Chelsea youth academy system’s under-eight team in 2004 and made a steady progress through different age-groups. He got his promotion to the U-18 Chelsea squad in 2013 and scored 20 times in 25 matches during season 2013-14. Solanke was also a key player of the Chelsea youth squad that defeated Fulham in the FA Youth Cup Final on 6th May 2014.

Dominic Solanke Chelsea Career

Solanke signed his first professional contract in September 2014 with Chelsea, and was named on the first-team for an EPL match against Crystal Palace on 18th October 2014 due to the injury of their first-choice striker Diego Costa. He then made his debut for the Chelsea first-team in a UEFA Champions League match against NK Maribor as a substitute for Oscar on 22nd October. Solanke scored a marvelous hat-trick against Sporting CP youth team and became the top scorer in the group stage matches of the UEFA Youth League the following year.  He scored the winning goal in the UEFA Youth League final against Shakhtar Donetsk. Solanke also scored the winning goal in the FA Youth Cup final against Manchester City on 20th April 2015.

Due to his amazing performance in the 2014-15 season, Solanke received the Chelsea Academy Player of the Year award in 2015. He then joined Eredivisie club Vitesse on a full-season loan on 4th August 2015, and made his debut for the club against Feyenoord on 23rd August 2015. Solanke, after spending season 2015-16 in the Dutch league, came back to Chelsea and remained their third-choice striker in the first team behind Diego Costa and Michy Batshuayi. Blues manager Antonio Conte then confirmed that Solanke might leave the club after his contract expires in February 2017.

Full club and loan career of Dominic Solanke

Dominic Solanke Club career

Dominic Solanke Liverpool Career

Solanke’s Chelsea contract expired on 30th May 2017 and he signed a new contract with Liverpool the following day. He was then officially announced as a Liverppol player on 10th July 2017. Liverpool reportedly paid around £3 million transfer fee for him. Solanke made his debut for Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League first-leg match against Hoffenheim on 16th August 2017, coming as a substitute for Roberto Firmino. He made his Premier League debut with Liverpool against Stoke City at Anfield on 30th November 2017.

Dominic Solanke England Career

Solanke represented England in almost all youth levels, and was an integral part of the U-17 side that achieved the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in May 2014. He was also the top scorer of the championship with 4 goals in 4 matches. Solanke received the England Men’s Youth Player of the Year award for 2014 in January 2015, and was invited to train with the first-team of England in March 2015. He was also a part of the England team that participated in the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Solanke is the most notable player of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and achieved the Golden Ball as the best player while scoring 4 times in the competition. He made his English senior team debut in a friendly match against Brazil at Wembley Stadium on 14th November 2017.

England youth and senior team career of Dominic Solanke

Dominic Solanke International career

Dominic Solanke Personal Life

Born to a Nigerian father and an English mother, Solanke was born and spent his childhood in Reading, Berkshire. He completed his education from Brighton Hill Community College in Basingstoke. Solanke grew up while having Didier Drogba, Fernando Torres and Diego Costa as his childhood football icons. While looking at his miraculous performance for the youth teams, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho once said “My conscience tells me that if, for example, Baker, Brown, and Solanke are not national team players in a few years, I should blame myself.”

Dominic Solanke Net Worth

Liverpool bought Solanke from Chelsea with a reported transfer fee of £3 million. The player currently earns an estimated £20,000 weekly salary on Merseyside besides his salary from the England senior squad. Solanke’s current market value stands at £7.2 Million which is quite an achievement for a 20-year old. His net worth is estimated to be somewhere around £2 Million as of 2018.

Dominic Solanke Individual Awards

Solanke helped the Chelsea squad to win the FA Youth Cup twice in 2013-14 and then again in 2014-15. He also helped the side to achieve the UEFA Youth League in season 2014-15. Solanke was one of the key players for whom England achieved the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2014. He was also one of the most notable players of the U-20 squad that achieved the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Besides his marvelous achievements with his club and national team, Solanke received several individual awards for his aggressive gameplay and spectacular skills. Some of the most notable awards that he received till now are as follows –

  • Chelsea Academy Player of the Year: 2014–15
  • England Men’s Youth Player of the Year: 2014
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball: 2017

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