Flynn Downes is a British professional footballer who is currently playing for the Welsh club, Swansea City. His playing position is midfielder Initially, he started playing footballer from Ipswich Town’s academy, which he joined in 2006. He made his debut for the club in 2017. After spending some time on loan at Luton Town in 2018, he returned to Ipswich, and later, in the summer of 2020, Downes joined Swansea City in August 2021. His jersey number is #4 for his current team.
What is Flynn Downes Famous For?
- Being a British footballer.
- Being a midfielder for Swansea City.
Where is Flynn Downes From?
Flynn Downes took birth on 20th January 1999. He is from Brentwood, England. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is British-White. His present age is 23 as of 2022. He has not stated anything about his parents, siblings, and education details to the media.
Flynn Downes Football Career Timeline
- Flynn started his football career by joining Ipswich Town at the age of seven, after joining Ongar Town, signing a two-year scholarship in May 2015.
- On 29th June 2017, he signed a one-year professional contract with the club on with the option of a further year.
- Later, he signed a new three-year contract with Ipswich on the 19th of July to keep him at the club until the summer of 2020.
- He made his professional debut on the opening day of 2017–18, against Birmingham City.
- On 31st January 2018, he joined League Two leaders Luton Town on loan until the end of 2017–18.
- He made his debut in Luton’s 1–0 home win over Exeter City.
- He finished the loan with 10 appearances, as Luton was promoted to League One after finishing second in League Two.
- He regularly appeared for the first team during the 2018–19 season, making 30 appearances across all competitions – ending in the team being relegated to League One.
- After that, he signed a new three-year contract with the club in March 2019, with the option of a further year.
- He scored his first professional goal in a 3–2 home victory over Leeds United on the final day of the season.
- He remained a regular player for Ipswich following relegation to League One during the 2019–20 season.
- He scored his first goal of the season in a 3–0 home win over Shrewsbury Town on 31 August.
- On 1st December 2019, he captained Ipswich for the first time in a FA Cup second-round tie against Coventry City which made him the youngest ever player to captain The Tractor Boys in their history at the age of 20.
- On 1st September 2020, the club confirmed that it had rejected two bids for Downes from a Premier League club, widely reported to be Crystal Palace.
- After the second bid was rejected, he reportedly handed in a transfer request and subsequently was left out of the squad for the club’s opening three games.
- Then, he returned to the first team on 16 September, coming on as a second-half substitute in an EFL Cup second-round tie against Fulham.
- He then suffered a knee injury in a 1–1 draw with MK Dons on 3rd October, which ruled him out of action for two months.
- He made 25 appearances during an injury-hit 2020–21 season.
- On 10th August 2021, Flynn joined Swansea City on a four-year deal, for a fee reportedly of around £1.5 million. This ended his 15-year association with Ipswich Town.
- Flynn was called up to the England under-19 team on 24th August 2017 for two friendly matches against Poland and Germany.
- He made his debut on 5th September against the latter, starting in a 3–1 defeat, in which he was substituted in the 60th minute.
- He was capped five times by England at the under-19 level.
- Also, he was named on standby for the England under-20 team on 9 November 2018 for a match against Germany.
- He was called into the squad three days later and earned his first cap as an 89th-minute substitute in a 2–0 victory the following week.
Awards, Honours, and Achievements
- Ipswich Town Young Player of the Year: 2017–18
How much is Flynn Downes’s Net Worth 2022?
Flynn Downes is a talented footballer who has made a cool amount of money from his football profession. The net worth of Flynn Downes is estimated to have in around $1 Million as of 2022. His major source of income comes from his football career through sponsorship, contracts, and more. He is living a lavish lifestyle from his earnings. His salary is in thousands of dollars.
Who is Flynn Downes’s Girlfriend?
Flynn Downes is not married yet but he is currently in a relationship. He has not stated anything about his girlfriend’s details yet. They are enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and today, he is balancing his professional career as well as his personal life.
How tall is Flynn Downes?
Flynn Downes is a handsome football player who stands at the tall height of 1.73 m matching his body weight of 70 KG. His body type is athletic. His hair color is light brown and his eye color is brown.