Nick Pope is a Famous English professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Newcastle United and the England national team as a goalkeeper. Nick Pope is known for his brilliant goalkeeping in his current team. He won so many awards individually. Check all the details below about Nick Pope’s Wiki, Age, Education, Family, Girlfriend, Career, Stats, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More.
Nick Pope Wiki/Biography
Nick was born on 19th April 1992 (Age: 30 years; as of 2022) in Soham, England. Nick Pope profession is a famous English football player. His full real name is Nicholas David Pope and he is commonly known as Nick Pope. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is White. His zodiac sign is Aries and he follows Christianity (religion).
Nick Pope Educational Qualification
Nick Pope completed his schooling at King’s School in nearby Ely and also attended St Andrew’s Primary School in Soham. Then, Nick attended college for his higher studies but he doesn’t disclose his university name. After completing their studies, he joined the academy for his football youth career.
Nick Pope Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 3″ inches
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye Color: Brown
Nick Pope Family & Parents
Nick Pope was born into a middle-class family to English Parents. His parent’s name is Bridget Pope and David Pope. He has one sibling named Josh Pope. According to the sources, he doesn’t disclose any other information about his family and siblings.
Nick Pope’s Girlfriend & Relationships
Pope’s dating status is committed and his marital status is unmarried. He dated his long-time girlfriend Shannon Horlock daughter of former footballer Kevin Horlock.
Nick doesn’t reveal any other information about his girlfriend and about their first meeting.
Nick Pope Career & Stats
An Ipswich Town season holder, Nick Pope started his career at the age of 10, in Ipswich Town,s youth teams, and after being released at the age of 16, Nick joined Bury Town.
Following his release from Ipswich, Nick joined non-League club Bury Town in 2008, having challenged and temporarily replaced Marcus Garnham, he proved he was capable at that level when he wore the number-one shirt for Bury Town for a number of first-team matches after initially debuting for the team at just age of 16.
Manager Richard Wilkins described Pope as “the most naturally-talented player to progress through the ranks at the West Suffolk Sports Academy and Bury Town” and said, “I honestly think Nick Pope can go all the way to the top.”
On 24th May 2011, League One club Charlton Athletic signed Pope after he was spotted by scouts during a 2-1 win over Billericay Town. Nick was then invited to a trial at Charlton and then after impressing staff during a trial, Nick was signed on a two-year contract after the two clubs agreed on a compensation package, which included Charlton taking on the Suffolk outfit in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2012-2013 season.
Then, he signed a new two-year contract with Charlton on 7th February 2012. Then, in September 2013, He again signed a new three-year contract with Charlton, and commented that “It’s a big club so to have a long-term future secure, for me, as a player developing, it’s something you look for.” And then, he signed a new four-year contract, securing his future with Charlton until June 2018 on 5th June 2014.
Nick joined Isthmian League Premier Division club Harrow Borough on a loan deal lasting until 17th September 2011 in August 2011. He was then meant to join Conference Premier club Kettering Town in December 2011, but the deal could not be concluded due to Kettering being placed under a transfer embargo. As a result, he joined Conference South club Welling United on 21 December 2011 on a 28-day loan instead.
He joined Cambridge United in the Conference Premier on a one-month loan on 7th March 2013. Nick joined League Two club York City on 21st November 2013 on a one-month loan but was recalled after only two matches by Charlton. He joined York on loan for the rest of the 2013-2014 season on 16th January 2014. He joined Bury on loan for the rest of the 2014-2015, season on 6th January 2015. He makes debut in a 1-1 home draw with Wycombe Wanderers on 17th January 2015.
Pope joined newly promoted Premier League club Burnley on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee on 19th July 2016. On 10th September, he make his Premier League, replacing the injured Tom Heaton in the first half of a 1-0 home win over Crystal Palace. On 9 October, Pope signed a new contract to keep him at Burnley until 2020.
On 26th July 2018, he suffered a dislocation after colliding with Sam Cosgrove during Burnley’s 1-1 draw away to Aberdeen in the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round first leg. He signed a new contract with Burnley, initially running until 2023 in May 2019.
Pope was level on clean sheets with Manchester City’s Ederson, with both keepers having kept 15. Manchester City’s final match against already-relegated Norwich City ended 5-0 win Ederson keeping his 16th clean sheet claiming the Golden Glove outright, narrowly beating out Pope. Pope was highly applauded for his performance in the match, as he made eight saves to deny Liverpool a win.
Nick signed for Premier League club Newcastle United on 23rd June 2022 on a 4-year contract for an undisclosed fee, reported by Sky Sports to be £10 million.
Nick was called up to the England national team for the first time on 15th March 2018. He was named in the 23-man England squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Pope makes his first competitive international appearance in a 4-0 win against Kosovo for the final game in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying on 17th November 2019.
Nick Pope’s Awards & Achievements
- PFA Team of the Year in 2019–20 Premier League.
- Burnley Player of the Year in 2017–18, 2019–20.
- Burnley Players’ Player of the Year in 2017–18, 2019–20.
- Premier League Save of the Month in August 2022.
Nick Pope’s Net Worth
Pope’s net worth is estimated at approx. $12 million dollars. Nick is a professional football player and makes many achievements through his passion. His annual salary is $7.2 million as of November 2022. Pope signed a 4-year contract with the club earning a base of $7.2 million during his tenure this means that the goalkeeper is in a $1.8 million annual salary with Newcastle United.
Nick Pope’s Social Handles
Nick Pope Amazing Facts
- Currently, Nick playing for Newcastle United.
- His position in his team is Goalkeeper.
- Pope attended St Andrew’s Primary School in Soham and was in the same class as murdered schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
- His jersey number is 22 in his current team.
- Nick won so many awards individually in different matches.
- He is a very brilliant player on his team.
- Her long-time girlfriend is the daughter of former footballer Kevin Horlock.
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