David Stephens

David Stephens

Position: Central defender

Age: 18

Born: Welwyn Garden City (Oct 8, 1991)

Height: 6ft, 4in.

Weight: 14st, 6lbs.

Date signed: June 30, 2009

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Signed from: Academy

Contract: June 2011

City debut: v Gillingham A (Oct 6, 2009)

International Honours: Wales Under-19

David initially joined Norwich City as a 13-year-old and played the majority of his Academy games as a central midfield player before moving to his current position of centre back. At 6' 4" David has all the natural attributes to be a dominant central defender and shows excellent pace and ability on the ball.

At the age of 16, David represented Wales at both under-17 and under-19 levels.He featured in all four of City's FA Youth Cup games last season and also played a major role in helping the youth team to the runners-up spot in Group A of the Under-18s Premier League. In June 2009 he was rewarded with his first professional contract after just one year of his two-year Academy scholarship.