Ivan Toney is an England international who plays for Brentford. The record-breaking goal scorer was the Top Scorer in the Championship season 2020-2021 and won the Football League World Fans’ Championship Player of the Season, EFL Player of the Year at London Football Awards and the Irish Bees Player of the Year Award.
The striker was also among the six nominees for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Year but lost to Blackburn Rovers’ Adam Armstrong. He featured among three Brentford players that appeared in Championship Team of the Season along with Rico Henry and Ethan Pinnock. Their good performance ensure Brentford secured promotion to the Premier League for the first time.
Ivan Toney Profile
|Player Full Name||Ivan Toney|
|Previous Club (s)||Northampton Town, Newcastle, Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Wigan Athletic, Scunthorpe, Peterorough|
|Position of Play||Forward/ striker/attacker|
|Net Worth 2021||10 Million Dollars|
|Market Value 2021||28 Million Euros|
|Height||179cm/ 5ft and 10 inch|
|Age as at 2021||25 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Northampton in England|
|Date of Birth||16 March 1996|
Professional Career for Ivan Toney
Toney began his career at hometown club Northampton Town. He made 42 appearances scoring nine times and registering three assists. He scored his first goal in a 3-0 win against Dagenham & Redbridge. One of his memorable goals at the club was during the final day of the season when he netted with his head to prevent his team from relegation to the Conference Premier.
He joined Premier League side Newcastle United featuring only four times, two in Premier League including against Chelsea in a 2-2 draw and twice in EFL Cup. His stay at the Premier League was short-lived and he went away to spend loan spells at Barnsley and Shrewsbury Town.
9 August 2018, League One Club Peterborough United signed Toney. He played for the club 86 times in the Football League One, Football League Trophy and EFL Cups. During his time, he was able to score 43 goals and assisted 12 goals.
Championship club Brentford spent 10 million Euros on 31 August 2020 to acquire the signature of Ivan Toney. The striker proved himself by emerging the top scorer in Championship, set a record for most goals scored in a single season, and saw his team promoted to the Premier League.
Ivan Toney’s good form
In 2020/21 season, the striker was top notch with 33 goals in 52 appearances. Six of his goals were match winners and six other goals ensured his team secured at least a draw, this shows how important his goals were for Brentford in their race for Premier League Promotion. In October, he scored a brace in three consecutive games. In their 7-2 win against Wycombe Wanderers, Toney grabbed a hat trick.
His first goal of the season was against Bristol City, this earmarked his rise that ensured he emerged the highest scorer of the second tier in a season since it was renamed Championship. He was selected to join the select group of Brentford players. Two of his goals were very pivotal as they came in the Championship Play-Off Semi-Final and Play-Off Final wins against Bournemouth and Swansea City.
Ivan Toney’s inspiration
The striker’s mother has been his main inspiration. Toney works had just to ensure he makes his mom happy. She has played a massive part in his life; she could skip meal due to worries when her son was out playing with friends and wanted to make sure he got home safe.
Trophies won by Ivan Toney.
The inform striker does not have much medal in his cabinet to the fact the he has been playing for small teams. However, in 2015/16 season, he managed to get hold of Football League Trophy playing for Barnsley FC.
Transfer and contract for Ivan Toney
The Centre forward is currently on a five-year contract with Brentford until Jun 30, 2025. He signed from Peterborough United on 31 August 2020.
Market value and Net worth of Ivan Toney.
The striker is ranked with the highest market value of 28 Million Euros amongst the Brentford squad. With his club promotion to the Premier League, his value is likely to go even higher and will attract big clubs scrambling for his signature. The player’s net worth estimates to be at 10Million Dollars.
How much Salary does Ivan Toney earn?
The striker pockets 21,000 Euros weekly and 1.1 Million Euros annually at Brentford. He ranks among the highest paid players for the club.
Debuts for Ivan Toney
Ivan Toney played is first game at Northampton aged 16 years to set club record of youngest player to debut for first team during their FA Cup defeat on penalties by Bradford City. 25 August 2015, Toney played his debut game for Newcastle against his former club Northampton in the League Cup second round, a game Newcastle won 4-1 at home.
The striker joined Barnsley (9 November 2015) on loan and featured in the Football League, Barnsley won the game2-1 against York. He continued with his loan spell at Shrewsbury Town and spent half a season before joining Scunthorpe United on 12 January 2017 where he debuted against his former club Northampton.
Peterborough United signed Ivan Toney on 9 August 2018. He made his debut in 4-1 win Rochdale coming in as a substitute then moved to his current club Brentford on a five-year deal.
Individual awards/achievements by Ivan Toney
- 2019-2020 Golden Boot winner of League One while playing at Peterborough United.
- 2020-2021 Golden Boot winner in Championship playing for Brentford with 31 goals and 10 assists.
- Voted as Supporter’s Player of the Year with 60% of the fans’ vote for 2020-2021 season.
- Championship Team of the Year season 2020-2021.
- Football League World Fans’ Championship Player of the Season
- EFL Player of the Year at London Football Awards
- Irish Bees Player of the Year Award.
Ivan Toney Stats/appearances.
Appearance for Brentford.
Appearance for Peterborough
|Football League One||2019-2020||32||24||5|
|Football League One||2018-2019||44||16||7|
|Football League Trophy||2019-2020||2||0||0|
|Football League Trophy||2018-2019||6||3||0|
Appearance for Scunthorpe
|Football League One||2017-2018||18||8||0|
|Football League One||2016-2017||17||7||1|
Appearance for Wigan Athletic
|Football League One||2017-2018||24||4||2|
Appearance for Shrewsbury
|Football League One||2016-2017||19||6||3|
|Football League Trophy||2016-2017||2||1||0|
Appearance for Barnsley
|Football League One||2015-2016||18||1||2|
|Football League Trophy||2015-2016||3||1||0|
Appearance for Newcastle
Appearance for Northampton Town
|Football League Two||2014-2015||40||8||3|
|Football League Trophy||2014-2015||1||0||0|