FULL NAME: Blair Turgott
SQUAD NUMBER: 23
DATE OF BIRTH: 22nd May 1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bromley, England
WOOD DEBUT: September 2017 Vs Leyton Orient
West Ham United
Dagenham & Redbridge
Boreham Wood Football Club confirmed the capture of former West Ham winger Blair Turgott on a 93-day loan from Stevenage in early September.
The 23-year-old, from Bromley began his career in the academy at West Ham and made his Hammers debut in January 2014 against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup.
The winger enjoyed a series of loan spells with the likes of Bradford City, Rotherham United and Colchester United. He scored his first ever professional goal against his current club Stevenage in December 2013, while on the loan at Colchester.
The 23-year-old has represented England up to Under 19 level, including 14 appearances for the Under 17s. During his spell with the Under 17s, he helped them to top their group in the FIFA U17 World Cup, with a vital goal against Canada.
A short spell with Coventry followed his time at West Ham, before he was snapped up by Leyton Orient in 2015. The 23-year-old again opened his account against current side Stevenage, volleying in a “stunning” effort from 20-yards.
He had a year-long spell with hometown side Bromley in 2016, netting an impressive 12 times from midfield. His spell with Bromley earnt him a move to his current side Stevenage.