Bryan playing for Bristol City in 2017
|Full name||Joseph Edward Bryan|
|Date of birth||17 September 1993|
|Place of birth||Bristol, England|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|2011–2012||→ Bath City (loan)||4||(1)|
|2013||→ Plymouth Argyle (loan)||10||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 23:50, 27 January 2021 (UTC)|
Joseph Edward Bryan (born 17 September 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Premier League club Fulham. He is also capable as a left-sided midfielder and left-sided wing-back. He has also had loan spells with Bath City and Plymouth Argyle.
Bryan was born and raised in the area of Bristol. He came through his local team's youth levels; signing his first professional contract in 2011, agreeing terms to be a Bristol City player for at least two years.
On 24 November 2011, Bryan joined Conference National side Bath City on a two-month loan deal, effectively lasting until January.He scored in a 3–1 win over A.F.C. Telford United.
He made his professional debut for Bristol City on 6 March 2012, in a 3–2 win over Leicester City at Ashton Gate.In March 2013, he joined Plymouth Argyle on loan until the end of the season. Bryan made his debut for Plymouth the same day against Bradford City and scored his first Football League goal at Chesterfield in April.
He returned to Bristol City at the end of the season having played on the left side of midfield in ten consecutive games for Argyle.Bryan scored his first goal for City in the Bristol derby with Rovers in September, and his first league goal for the club came in November against Crawley Town. In June 2015 he signed a contract extension keeping him at Bristol City until 2019. The 2016–17 campaign saw Joe Bryan become statistically the best left back in the division.
Bryan starred in City's 2017–18 EFL Cup run to the semi finals, scoring the third goal in a 4–1 win against Premier League side Crystal Palace and then going on to score the first goal in the club's 2–1 win against Manchester United in the 2017–2018 EFL Cup quarter final at Ashton Gate.
On 9 August 2018, Bryan signed for newly promoted Premier League club Fulham for a transfer fee reported to be in the region of £6 million.He scored his first goal for Fulham in an EFL Cup tie against Millwall on 25 September 2018. On 4 August 2020, Bryan scored twice in extra-time in the Championship play-off Final at Wembley Stadium to send Fulham back up to the Premier League after a one-year absence, with the first one being a long-range direct free kick.
Bryan was selected by the Scotland national under-21 football team in October 2012,but could not play due to a concussion he received playing for Bristol City against Leeds United.
Bryan's father, Alan, is a cardiac surgeon, specializing in aortic surgery.
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Bath City (loan)||2011–12||Conference Premier||4||1||—||—||1||0||5||1|
|Plymouth Argyle (loan)||2012–13||League Two||10||1||—||—||—||10||1|
Luke Martin McCormick plays as a goalkeeper for Plymouth Argyle.
Gary Dean Sawyer is an English former professional footballer who last played as a defender for League One club Plymouth Argyle. He started his career at Plymouth Argyle, and in-between spells at Home Park has also played for Leyton Orient, Weymouth, Exeter City, Bristol City and Bristol Rovers.
Reuben James Reid is an English professional footballer who plays for National League side Yeovil Town as a striker.
Byron Curtis Moore is an English professional footballer who most recently played for League One club Plymouth Argyle. He can play as a winger or as a forward, and has also been utilised as a wing-back.
Lewis Peter Alessandra is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker or winger for League Two club Carlisle United. He has played in the English Football League for Oldham Athletic, Morecambe, Plymouth Argyle, Rochdale, York City, Hartlepool United and Notts County.
Yannick Bolasie is a professional footballer who plays as a winger for Middlesbrough on loan from Premier League club Everton. Born in Lyon, he has played in the Football League for Plymouth Argyle, Barnet, Bristol City, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa. Bolasie has been capped at international level by the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Dean Gary Parrett is an English professional footballer. He has played in the Football League for several clubs and has represented England from under-16 to under-20 level.
Jonson Scott Clarke-Harris is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for League One club Peterborough United. He set a new record during his first spell at Coventry City when, aged 16 years and 21 days, he made his debut becoming the youngest player ever to play for the Coventry first team.
Antoni Charles Sarcevic is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bolton Wanderers, whom he also captains.
Oliver Robert Lee is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Gillingham, on loan from Scottish Championship club Heart of Midlothian.
Bobby Armani Decordova-Reid is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Fulham and the Jamaica national team.
Oliver Lewis Norburn is a Grenadian international footballer who plays as a midfielder for Shrewsbury Town and the Grenada national football team.
Caolan Owen Lavery is a Canadian-born Northern Irish professional footballer who plays as a forward for League Two club Walsall.
Hakeeb Adeola Abiola Ayinde O. O. J. Adelakun is an English professional footballer who plays for Championship side Bristol City, as a winger.
Ben Purrington is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Charlton Athletic.
Aaron Joshua Amadi-Holloway is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a Striker for SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League.
Oscar George Threlkeld is an English professional footballer who plays for League Two club Salford City.
Dominic David Telford is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for club Newport County.
Tyreeq Jamal Adeshina Oliveira Bakinson is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bristol City.
Jason Timiebi Ogheneobrucheme Bakumo-Abraham, known as Timmy Abraham, is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Raith Rovers, on loan from Fulham.