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Getting to know.. Jacob Bedeau

11 January 2022

Club News

Getting to know.. Jacob Bedeau

11 January 2022

Defender Jacob Bedeau joined the Shrimps on-loan in January from Premier League side Burnley until the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

Make yourself familiar with our number five by reading the below top 10 facts all about our new defender!

  1. The 22-year-old has scored two goals in 11 appearances for the Clarets this season in the Premier League 2.

  2. Bedeau’s professional footballing debut came as a 16-year-old for Bury in a 3-2 defeat against Millwall.

  3. He scored his first EFL goal for Scunthorpe United in January 2020 in a 2-2 draw against Bradford City.

  4. Bedeau has played at the Mazuma Stadium once before, in last season’s 4-1 April victory over The Iron.

  5. The defender has already accumulated more than 110 career appearances and has played in Sky Bet League’s One and Two, the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup.

  6. Born on 24 December 1999, Bedeau shares a birthday with former One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson, media personality Carol Vorderman and American television host Ryan Seacrest.

  7. When signing for a new club, Bedeau’s initiation song is Ordinary People by John Legend.

  8. Growing up, his footballing idol was former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.

  9. Bedeau is a West Brom fan, and his first time watching them came at White Hart Lane where Tottenham Hotspur beat the Baggies 2-1 in March 2006.

  10. His best footballing memory to-date was making his professional debut as a 16-year-old for Bury. 

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