How to Add Players

Adding your clubs players is quick and easy. You can add personal details for players like height, weight, age, date of birth and birthplace as well as their sports profile including previous clubs, positions, squad number, joined date and manually edit their performance statistics.

To add a new player go to  Players > Add New in your dashboard.

Players Name (Required)

This is where you enter the players name (eg. Wayne Rooney). This name will be displayed throughout the site when referring to this player.

Players Bio

You can add a biography of the player which can include images, media or anything else you want. The players bio is also handy if you want display additional information about the player which isn't in the Player Details section.

Teams

If you've already created your clubs teams then you must choose which teams the player is in (eg. First Team).

Teams are used to filter the player lists in match selections, sort the players stats per team and to sort players by teams in player lists and tables.  Learn how to setup and manage Teams.

Seasons

Choose which seasons the player is competing in (eg. Winter 2015).

Seasons are used to filter the player lists in match selections, sort the players stats per season and to sort players by season in player lists and tables.  Learn how to create and manage Seasons.

Player Order

You can assign an order number for the player in the Player Order section. Simply choose 'menu_order' as the Orderby value when you are creating a players widget or shortcode to display players sorted by their Player Order.

Player Image

You can add an image of the player which will be displayed on the player profile page and in player lists, if set. You can alter the default size of the player images, including thumbnail sizes in  Settings > Players.

Player Information

Squad Number:

Enter a squad number which you can can be displayed across the site and used to order player lists.

Position:

You can add more than one position. Find out more about creating and managing player positions.

Date of Birth:

Enter the players date of birth. This will be used to calculate the players age and can be displayed on the players profile page or in player lists.

Height:

The players height can be entered here which can be displayed on the players profile page or in player lists (eg. 175cm).

Weight:

Add players weight which can be displayed on the players profile page or in player lists (eg. 75kg).

Birthplace:

You can add the birthplace of the player which can be displayed on the players profile page or in player lists (eg. Manchester).

Nationality:

Enter the players nationality. Choose the players country of origin from the dropdown list. By default the players nationality is displayed as a national flag on the players profile page or in player lists.

Previous Clubs:

Add the players previous clubs in the box provided. The content of this box can be displayed on the players profile page.

Joined Date:

Enter the date the player joined your club by changing the Joined date. The date entered will be used to calculate a user-friendly display of the length of time the player has been at your club (eg. 3 years). This will be displayed on the player profile page if selected in player settings.

Player Statistics

The stats tables are where you can monitor and manually edit player match stats.  Learn more about player statistics.

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