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James Waite

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Biography

Date of birth

11/05/1999

Signed

12/01/2022

Country

Wales

Waite is a product of the Cardiff City Academy, being awarded his first professional contract in February 2017. Following a season on loan to Hereford, he returned to Cardiff City making his debut in the EFL Cup loss to Luton Town. Waite subsequently spent seasons on loan at Weston-super-Mare and League of Ireland Premier Division club Waterford and in June 2021, Waite signed for Cymru Premier side Penybont. On 12 January 2022, Waite joined EFL League Two side Newport County on an eighteen-month contract, a move that saw him link up with his former Cardiff City youth coach James Rowberry. He made his debut for Newport on 15 January 2022 in the 4-0 League Two win against Harrogate Town as a second-half substitute. Waite scored his first goal for Newport on 5 March 2022 in the 1-0 League Two win against Bristol Rovers.

Did you know?

Waite has represented Wales at under-19 level, taking part in the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification in Turkey 

Waite has also represented Wales at under-21 level, winning two caps during the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification campaign in matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina and Belgium.

 

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