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Jordan Tillson

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

05/03/1993

Height

183 cm

Signed

01/07/2013

Country

England

Sponsors: If you would like to sponsor Jordan for the 2017/18 season please contact operations manager Andy Gillard via email andy.gillard@ecfc.co.uk

Home: The Young Family
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Jordan moved to St James Park in the summer of 2012. He made his first-team debut for City as they won 2-0 away at Hartlepool United on the final day of the 2013/14 season. 

He started that game in defence, marking former Premier League striker Marlon Harewood. However, as his City career progresses, Tilly has found himself, more often than not, being deployed as a defensive midfielder.

His crunching tackles in the centre of the park earned him praise from manager Paul Tisdale and his breakthrough season came in the 2015/16 campaign as he made 32 appearances for the first team and netted two goals, including a vital opening goal as the Grecians beat League One side Port Vale in the FA Cup to set up a money-spinning tie against Liverpool.

Jordan made four appearances for the Grecians in August 2016, before suffering a fractured ankle forced him to miss the next three months of the season. However, he still managed to play a crucial role in City’s promotion hunt as he came back into the side as City went on 12-game unbeaten run in the winter. He also started the Grecians 3-2 win over Carlisle United in the play-off semi-final second leg. 

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