Get acquainted with Joe Worrall's stats and player profile

Get acquainted with Joe Worrall's stats and player profile

Helix Odhiambo
updated at February 4, 2024 at 4:24 PM
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Joseph Adrian Worrall, famously known as Joe Worrall, is an English centre-back playing for Premier League club Nottingham Forest. He has enjoyed a glittering football career with his hometown club, including wearing the armband. Joe Worrall's stats, skills, and achievements testify to his immense abilities and contributions to Nottingham's success.

Joe Worrall arrives at Old Trafford on the left and warming up ahead of their game against Sheffield United on the right
Joe Worrall is a talented English centre-back who has spent most of his career playing for Nottingham Forest. Photo: MB Media, Ritchie Sumpter (modified by author)
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Every footballer's dream is to play for their hometown club. Growing up in Nottingham and representing the club is a massive achievement for Joe. He came a long way, overcoming obstacles before getting into the spotlight. Join us as we dig deep into his life story, career stats, net worth, and accomplishments.

Joe Worrall's profile summary

Full name

Joseph Adrian Worrall

Date of birth

10 January 1997

Age

27 (as of February 2024)

Birthplace

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Height

1.93 m (6' 3")

Weight

64 kg (141 lbs)

Profession

Footballer (centre-back)

Team

Nottingham Forest

Parents

Adrian and Louise

Brother

Josh

Girlfriend

Ellie Dawson

Annual salary

$3.3 million

Net worth

$1 million - $4 million

Social media

Instagram, X (Twitter)

Joe Worrall's biography

English defender Joe Worrall (age 27 as of February 2024) was born and raised in Nottingham, United Kingdom. He is 1.93 m or 6 feet and 3 inches tall, with an athletic body weighing 64 kg (141 lbs). The centre-back developed a solid connection to football early, and his parents supported him in pursuing his dream.

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Joe Worrall of Nottingham Forest looks on during their Premier League match against Sheffield United at City Ground on 18 August 2023 in Nottingham, England. Photo: Nigel French
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Joseph's parents are Adrian and Louise. He has a younger brother called Josh. However, details of Joe Worrall's brother and parents remain undisclosed.

"I think I was more nervous than Joe, but he did well. He is an old-fashioned type of centre-half. He is strong, good in the air and keeps it simple." Adrian praised his son.

The family made headlines in late August 2023 following the tragic death of Joe Worrall's uncle, Sargeant Graham Saville. Graham was hit by a train while saving a man allegedly in distress in Balderton and rushed to hospital for treatment. Sadly, he died after spending multiple days in the facility.

Joe received a controversial red card during Nottingham's 3-2 defeat against Manchester United around the same time his uncle was dying in hospital.

Joe Worrall's stats and career

Joe Worrall heads the ball during their Premier League game at City Ground on 18 September 2023 in Nottingham, England
Nottingham Forest's Joe Worrall heads clear in defence during their Premier League match against Burnley at City Ground on 18 September 2023 in Nottingham, England. Photo: Andrew Kearns
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Worrall started his football career at Kimberley Miners when he was eight or nine. He later played for Priory Celtic and Hucknall Sports, winning multiple trophies, before joining Nottingham Forest's academy in 2011 to further his skills and career.

Club career

Joe earned his dream promotion to the club's senior team in 2016 after five years of rising through the ranks in the academy. He made his professional debut for the Reds against Reading in October 2016. The defender has spent most of his time at Nottingham and had brief loan spells at Dagenham & Redbridge (2016) and Rangers (2018-19).

The English footballer finally settled at Nottingham, becoming a key squad member. He captained the club in a 1-0 play-off final victory over Huddersfield Town at Wembley on 29 May 2022. The result meant Joe Worrall's team secured promotion to the Premier League for the first time after 23 years of playing in the lower division.

Joe bagged his first and only Premier League goal in a 3-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspurs on 11 March 2023. The defender scored a late consolation after Harry Kane's double, and Son Heung-min's goal put the Spurs ahead.

National team

The 1.93 m tall centre-back has not featured for England's senior team but played for the Under-20 and Under-21 sides. He captained the Under-20 team to the 2017 Toulon Tournament title.

Stats and achievements

Joe Worrall lifts the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off trophy at Wembley Stadium on 29 May 2022 in London
Joe Worrall of Nottingham lifts the trophy after winning the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final against Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium on 29 May 2022 in London. Photo: Christopher Lee
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Joe Worrall's position as a right-footed defender has made him excel in football and stop opponents from scoring. He has played over 270 games in his professional career and bagged a few goals and an EFL Championship. We break down Joe Worrall's Transfermarkt stats, including his games, goals, and assists per team as of February 2024.

Team

Games

Goals

Assists

Nottingham Forest

226

5

6

Rangers

32

1

-

Dagenham & Redbridge

15

1

-

Total

273

7

6

Frequently asked questions

Joe has established himself as a no-nonsense and old-fashioned central defender. Joe Worrall's FC 24 overall rating is 24, with defending and physicality being his best stats. Here are some frequently asked questions about the centre-half.

How much does Joe Worrall get paid?

Some sources estimate Joe Worrall's salary to be $3.3 million annually or $63,000 weekly for the 2023-2024 season, excluding bonuses. Joe Worrall's contract with the Reds expires in June 2026.

Who is Nottingham Forest's highest-paid player?

Callum Hudson-Odoi, Felipe, Morgan Gibbs-White, and Chris Wood are reportedly Nottingham's highest-paid footballers in the 2023-24 season. Each receives a weekly salary of around $101,500. Ibrahim Sangare follows with $95,000.

What is Joe Worrall's net worth?

Joe Worrall arrives at the City Ground before their Premier League match on 5 March 2023.
Joe Worrall of Nottingham Forest arrives in the stadium ahead of their Premier League match against Everton at the City Ground, Nottingham, on 5 March 2023. Photo: Jon Hobley
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The Reds centre-back has an estimated net worth of $1 million - $4 million, earned from his football career through salaries, endorsements, and bonuses.

How long has Joe Worrall been at Forest?

The footballer joined his hometown club as a youngster in 2011 and debuted for the senior team in 2016. He has over 270 appearances for the club as of February 2024.

What happened to Joe Worrall?

Nottingham banished their club captain Joe Worrall and Scott McKenna from first-team training in December 2023 amidst reports the two could leave in the January 2024 transfer season. Joe had only made six Premier League appearances in the 2023-24 season, while McKenna had made five.

Is Joe Worrall injured?

The English centre-back is not injured and is still available for selection by Nottingham Forest head coach Steve Cooper. Worrall got linked to several clubs, including Middlesbrough and Sheffield United.

Who is Joe Worrall's wife?

Worrall is not married but is reportedly dating his childhood sweetheart, Ellie Dawson. The two grew up together but have kept their relationship private.

Social media

Joe has 59.3k followers on his Instagram and 48.1k on X (Twitter). He has shared some photos and updates on his social media platforms.

Final word

Joe Worrall's stats prove he is one of the best homegrown centre-backs in Nottingham's history. His journey from cheering the club as a young boy to joining their academy and breaking into the first team as a regular starter inspires many. It is a true testament that hard work and dedication pay off.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.