[People Profile] All We Know About Sam Surridge Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Samuel William Surridge born 28 July 1998 is a English professional soccer player who is playing forward at Premier League club Nottingham Forest. In his time in AFC Bournemouth, he has had a stint in loan with Weymouth, Poole Town, Yeovil Town, with whom the team played his Football League debut, Oldham Athletic and Swansea City.
Profiling Samuel " William " Surridge
A Quick Glance At Samuel " William " Surridge
|Samuel William Surridge
|Place of birth
|Slough, Berkshire, England
|Date Of Birth
|28 July 1998
|State of Origin
|Slough, Berkshire, England
200?–2012 Bournemouth Sports
2012–2015 AFC Bournemouth
2015–2016 → Weymouth (loan)
2016 → Poole Town (loan)
2017–2018 → Yeovil Town (loan)
2018–2019 → Oldham Athletic (loan)
2019–2020 → Swansea City (loan)
2021–2022 Stoke City
2022– Nottingham Forest
2019–2020 England U21
|£7,500 per week
Early in the career
Surridge was raised in Slough, Berkshire, and relocated into Ferndown, Dorset, at seven years old. Surridge was a member of his first club, the AFC Bournemouth academy at the age of 14 at the his local clubs Bournemouth Sports.
Surridge came back to the Cherries academy after he joined the under-15s. He was granted a scholarship. He also scored free in the youth team of the club and then impressing with a productive loan stint for Poole Town during their debut season in the National South in 2016/17 season.
League Two Loans and Premier League Debut
On the 3rd of August, 2017, Surridge was signed by League Two club Yeovil Town on loan until the close of their season. Surridge earned his Football League debut as a second-half substitute for Yeovil against Luton Town, on 5 August 2017. Surridge scored his debut strike with Yeovil during the EFL Trophy tie against Exeter City on the 29th August of 2017. Surridge completed the season for Yeovil scoring 10-goals in his 53 games across all competitions played for the club.
On July 30, 2018, Surridge was signed by League Two club Oldham Athletic on a loan agreement for the duration of the season. Five goals from four games in September won Surridge the League Two Player of the Month award. By the 6th of January, he had 12 goals in his 20 appearances across all competitions. Surridge was able to score in a match against Premier League opposition in the Third Round of the FA Cup, scoring a penalty when Oldham emerged from behind to defeat Fulham by 2-1. The club then decided to recall him. the club he was a part of in January.
Surridge has made the Premier League debut for the Cherries in a 5-1 defeat to Arsenal on the 28th of February, 2019. He was substituted for Ryan Fraser on the 80-minute mark. Surridge was presented with the club’s award for the player of the under-21 age group for the year on the 14th of May 2019 following a successful loan stint with Oldham Athletic and making his Premier League debut for the club against Arsenal.
A loan for Swansea City and first-team Breakthrough
On August 6, 2019 Championship team Swansea City signed Surridge on the loan for the duration of the season. Surridge scored his debut Swansea goal during a 3-1 home win against Queens Park Rangers on 21 August 2019, before being called back at the beginning of January, 2020 with AFC Bournemouth. Surridge ended the season at Swansea scoring 7 goals in his 23 appearances in all competitions for the club.
Surridge signed an extension to his contract to the Cherries in the early part of January 2020, a contract of four and a half years which would see him stay with Cherries until end of 2024. Surridge scored his first career goal in the Cherries in the FA Cup Fourth Round, with a last-minute score in the match against Arsenal with a score of 2-1 loss on January 27, 2020. Surridge is believed to score the first Premier League goal for the club when he equalised 1-1 in the final game of the season 2019-20 against rivals from the south coast of Southampton. But, the goal was later disqualified by VAR owing to teammate Callum Wilson adjudged as being in an offside position. The match ended 2-0 to Southampton. Surridge was said as Cherries manager Mark Molesley as being the ideal model for loan players at clubs that are not league clubs to help them achieve the level they desire by citing his achievements on loan at the non-league level as well as football league clubs such as Yeovil, Oldham and Swansea as evidence that Surridge “climbing the ladder and earning his stripes”.
On August 4, 2021 Surridge was signed by Stoke City on a four-year contract , for an unspecified amount. Surridge scored the winner in his first appearance the following day during a home game against Reading. Surridge scored in the initial two matches of the EFL Cup against Fleetwood Town and Doncaster Rovers and in the league against Barnsley Then he failed to score in the next 15 games and was sent off in the match for his performance against Peterborough United following an altercation with Josh Knight. Surridge was released from Stoke during the transfer window in January, just six months after his arrival from the manager Michael O’Neill who stated that Surridge had been struggling to integrate in the squad. “He was off to good start and scored on his debut , and the first few games were promising, but his performance suffered somewhat in the following weeks and I’m sure that he had a difficult time settling in the club. It’s not uncommon for that to happen”
The 31st of January, 2022 was the date that Surridge was signed by Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed cost. The fee for the transfer was estimated to be PS2.2 million.
On October 8, 2019, Surridge received his first selection to the England U21 team, and scored his debut goal during the 2-2 draw against Slovenia in Maribor on the 11th of October, 2019.