RotoWire Partners

Connor Wickham

21-Year-Old Forward     Sunderland  Premier


Birthdate:  March 31, 1993    Birthplace:  Hereford, England    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  161 lbs    

September 20, 2014    Connor Wickham News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Wickham got a rare start as the main striker in the 0-0 draw to Burnley Saturday.

Wickham is a regular starter for Sunderland, but got a nod as the main striker Saturday getting off four shots in a solid performance. Sunderland seem to always be looking to fill that number nine slot, so if Wickham can snatch that role he could be a nice cheap source of goals in the coming weeks. Sunderland host Stoke and Swansea their next two matches.

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Connor Wickham

<a href='/soccer/showArticle.htm?id=21234'>FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 4 Value Picks</a>

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 4 Value Picks

Connor Wickham has taken plenty of shots this season and it's only a matter of time before he finds the back of the net.

Connor Wickham: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 30, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Wickham started and got off three shots in the 0-1 loss to QPR Saturday.

Wickham has looked dynamic to start off the new campaign and has looked to secure a starting spot. Keep an eye on him in fantasy as he could be a nice value play at a very cheap price. Wickham and Sunderland host Tottenham in their next match in two weeks.

August 12, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Sunderland rejected a transfer bid from West Ham for Wickham, reports Sky Sports.

With Andy Carroll expected to be out until December, West Ham is on the hunt for a striker. Sunderland appear to be determined to keep the 21-year old who scored five goals in nine games last season.

July 20, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Wickham rejected a new contract from Sunderland as he enters the final year of his four-year deal, the Sunderland Echo reports.

Wickham scored five goals in three games toward the end of last season to help Sunderland keep their place in the Premier League, but after rejecting a new contract, a number of clubs, including Leicester City and Southampton, are ready to pounce on the 21-year old.

May 3, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Wickham's fine form continued Saturday, grabbing an assist on the lone goal in Sunderland's 1-0 win over Manchester United on Saturday.

After scoring five goals in his last three matches, Wickham grabbed the winning assist Saturday. This has been a fantastic end of the season for Wickham, and it looks as though the 2011 Football League's Young Player of the Year is finally coming to fruition. Keep an eye on Wickham next season as he is primed to have a breakout season.

April 27, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Wickham scored in the 26th and 86th minutes of Sunderland's 4-0 win over Cardiff City on Sunday.

Wickham has been on an absolute tear recently, scoring five goals in his last three Premier League games. He's been an absolute steal for fantasy owners who picked him up after his brace against Manchester City on April 16, and he still has three games left: at Manchester United, home against West Brom and home against Swansea City.

April 19, 2014

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Wickham scored in the 18th minute of Sunderland's shocking 2-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Wickham has had an incredible past four days, as he netted twice at Manchester City on Wednesday before Saturday's heroics. He's been back and forth between Sunderland, Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds this season, but after his last two performances, he'll surely be sticking around and starting matches for the relegation fight.

November 17, 2011

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis