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Benjamin Whiteman

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

17/06/1996

Height

185 cm

Signed

14/01/2021

Country

England

Preston North End completed the permanent signing of Ben Whiteman on 14th January 2021 for a significant undisclosed fee.

Ben put pen to paper on a three-and-a-half year deal at Deepdale, with a number of other clubs interested in the highly-rated midfielder. 

Whiteman came up through Manchester United’s Academy before heading across the Pennines to Sheffield United, where he was given his debut by Nigel Clough back in 2014.

He has gone on to make almost 200 professional appearances in the last six years prior to his move to Deepdale, scoring 32 goals in the process. 

The midfielder joined from Doncaster Rovers, where he was club captain and made over 100 appearances, becoming a fan favourite at the Keepmoat Stadium.

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