James Tarkowski

Born: November 19, 1992 (age 23)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: New Moston, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Defender
Team: Burnley (no. 26)
Career History
Youth2009-2011Oldham Athletic
Senior2011-2014Oldham Athletic
2014-2016Brentford
2016-Burnley
Sports Mole has 70 articles about James Tarkowski. Articles 1 to 40:
James Tarkowski of Brentford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Burnley sign James Tarkowski from Brentford
Burnley confirm the signing of Brentford defender James Tarkowski on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Feb 1, 18:35
James Tarkowski of Brentford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
James Tarkowski explains his mother's illness distracted him from playing
Brentford defender James Tarkowski explains that he refused to play against Burnley 10 days ago because he was distracted by his mother's illness.
Jan 25, 16:54
Burnley's English manager Sean Dyche arrives ahead of the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England, on December 2, 2014
Result: Burnley comfortable winners at Brentford
Burnley consolidate their spot in the Championship playoffs with a comfortable 3-1 win at Brentford on Friday evening.
Jan 15, 21:39
James Tarkowski of Brentford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Brentford defender James Tarkowski refuses to play against Burnley
Brentford defender James Tarkowski is under disciplinary action for refusing to play in tonight's Championship match against Burnley.
Jan 15, 18:43
James Tarkowski of Brentford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Report: Burnley keen on James Tarkowski
A report claims that Burnley are readying a second bid for Brentford centre-back James Tarkowski.
Jan 11, 16:43
James Tarkowski (2nd R) of Brentford celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Result: Fulham, Brentford share the spoils at Craven Cottage
Fulham and Brentford share the spoils in the West London derby at Craven Cottage as the teams play out a 2-2 draw in their Championship clash.
Dec 12, 16:55
Alan Judge (#18) of Brentford shoots and scores past Carl Ikem the Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Griffin Park on November 29, 2014
Half-Time Report: James Tarkowski own goal brings Fulham level against Brentford
It is level at 1-1 at the break in the Championship clash between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage.
Dec 12, 15:50
Alan Judge (#18) of Brentford shoots and scores past Carl Ikem the Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Griffin Park on November 29, 2014
Result: Lasse Vibe, Alan Judge finishes hand Brentford victory against MK Dons
Brentford have Lasse Vibe and Alan Judge to thank as Dean Smith's side beat visitors MK Dons 2-0 at Griffin Park.
Dec 5, 16:53
Lasse Vibe of Brentford takes the ball past Michael Dawson of Hull during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Hull City on November 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Lasse Vibe finish hands Brentford lead against MK Dons at the break
Brentford striker Lasse Vibe gives the home side a half-time lead against MK Dons at Griffin Park.
Dec 5, 15:58
Neil Danns of Bolton Wanderers and Stephen Warnock of Derby County battle for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Derby County at the Macron Stadium on August 8, 2015
Result: Brentford pegged back by Bolton Wanderers
Neil Danns cancels out an early goal from John Swift as Bolton Wanderers fight back to earn a 1-1 draw in their Championship meeting with Brentford.
Nov 30, 21:39
Henri Lansbury of Nottingham Forest celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on August 30, 2014
Result: Philipp Hofmann strike earns 10-man Brentford win at Griffin Park
Philipp Hofmann strikes deep into stoppage time to secure a 2-1 win for 10-man Brentford in their Championship clash against Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park.
Nov 21, 17:00
Lee Carsley, manager of Brentford looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford at Molineux on October 21, 2015
Live Commentary: Brentford 1-0 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Relive the action from Griffin Park, where a Marco Djuricin goal gave Brentford a 1-0 win over Queens Park Rangers, with Sports Mole's text commentary.
Oct 30, 19:13
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Team News: Derby County make three changes against Brentford
Derby County manager Paul Clement makes three changes for the Championship meeting with Brentford.
Oct 3, 14:07
Johnny Russell of Derby County celebrates after he scores his teams opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015
Preview: Derby County vs. Brentford
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between Derby County and Brentford at the iPro Stadium.
Oct 1, 15:56
Coventry City coach Lee Carsley looks on as the players warm up prior to the npower League One match between Milton Keynes Dons and Coventry City at Stadium mk on December 29, 2012 in Milton Keynes, England.
Team News: Lee Carsley makes two changes to Brentford team for Birmingham City clash
Brentford head coach Lee Carsley makes two changes to the side for his first match in charge.
Sep 29, 18:55
Coventry City coach Lee Carsley looks on as the players warm up prior to the npower League One match between Milton Keynes Dons and Coventry City at Stadium mk on December 29, 2012 in Milton Keynes, England.
Preview: Brentford vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Brentford and Birmingham City at Griffin Park.
Sep 29, 00:54
A general view of Brentford's Griffin Park in March 2012.
Result: Lucas Joao strikes late in Sheffield Wednesday win
Lucas Joao scores in the final minute as Sheffield Wednesday beat Brentford 2-1 at Griffin Park.
Sep 26, 16:58
General view of Griffin Park before the Sky Bet League One match between Brentford and Oldham Athletic at Griffin Park on December 14, 2013
Half-Time Report: Atdhe Nuhiu penalty gives Sheffield Wednesday lead against 10-man Brentford
Atdhe Nuhiu scores from the penalty spot as Sheffield Wednesday lead against 10-man Brentford.
Sep 26, 15:52
Carlos Carvalhal manager of Sheffield Wednesday looks on during the pre season friendly match between Ilkeston and Sheffield Wednesday at the New Manor Ground on July 15, 2015
Live Commentary: Brentford 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Sheffield Wednesday's 2-1 win over Brentford, as the Owls make it three wins on the bounce.
Sep 26, 14:32
James Tarkowski (2nd R) of Brentford celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Team News: James Tarkowski fit to face Sheffield Wednesday
James Tarkowski recovers from a calf problem to start for an injury-ravaged Brentford at home to Sheffield Wednesday.
Sep 26, 14:11
General view of Griffin Park before the Sky Bet League One match between Brentford and Oldham Athletic at Griffin Park on December 14, 2013
Preview: Brentford vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Championship match between Brentford and Sheffield Wednesday at Griffin Park.
Sep 24, 18:43
James Tarkowski of Brentford and Igor Vetokele of Charlton Athletic on August 9, 2014
Marinus Dijkhuizen: 'James Tarkowski will not leave Brentford'
Marinus Dijkhuizen says that Brentford will not sell central defender James Tarkowski before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 29, 17:49
Andre Gray of Brentford celebrates after scoring to make it 2-1 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Brentford at The Den on November 8, 2014
Team News: Andre Gray not selected to make Burnley debut against former club Brentford
Club-record Burnley signing Andre Gray will not make his debut against former club Brentford after only completing the transfer on Friday.
Aug 22, 14:20
A general view prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor on April 11, 2015
Preview: Burnley vs. Brentford
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Championship clash between Burnley and Brentford at Turf Moor.
Aug 20, 19:41
A general view of inside the stadium before the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Ipswich Town at the DW Stadium on September 22, 2013
Preview: Ipswich Town vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday.
Aug 13, 18:11
Steve Cotterill stands on the touchline during his stint as Nottingham Forest on January 17, 2012.
Preview: Bristol City vs. Brentford
Sports Mole gazes ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Bristol City and Brentford at Ashton Gate.
Aug 13, 17:13
Sam Clucas of Hull City celebrates scoring their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Huddersfield Town at KC Stadium on August 8, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole chooses its best XI from matchday one in the Championship, as well as highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal of the weekend.
Aug 9, 20:40
Manager of Ipswich Town Mick McCarthy looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy: "It feels like a defeat"
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy admits that his side's draw against Brentford "feels like a defeat" following the Bees' two late strikes at Griffin Park.
Aug 9, 05:05
Marinus Dijkhuizen looks on during the Dutch Eredivisie match between S.B.V. Excelsior Rotterdam and Ajax Amsterdam held at the Woudestein Stadium on December 21, 2014
Marinus Dijkhuizen: 'Brentford deserved draw with Ipswich Town'
Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen believes that his side deserved their late equaliser against Ipswich Town.
Aug 8, 18:59
Ryan Fraser of Ipswich Town celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Ryan Fraser: 'Soft Brentford goals are frustrating'
Ryan Fraser believes Ipswich Town will learn from their late two-goal collapse against Brentford.
Aug 8, 18:34
James Tarkowski of Brentford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Ipswich Town at Griffin Park on August 8, 2015
Result: Late James Tarkowski goal gives Brentford draw with Ipswich Town
James Tarkowski equalises for Brentford in the 95th minute against Ipswich Town to earn the Bees an opening-day point.
Aug 8, 17:05
James Tarkowski of Brentford and Igor Vetokele of Charlton Athletic on August 9, 2014
Report: Fulham approach Brentford for James Tarkowski
Fulham make an offer of £1.75m for Brentford defender James Tarkowski, according to reports.
Jun 19, 07:10
Jelle Vossen of Middlesbrough celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff semi-final first leg match between Brentford and Middlesbrough at Griffin Park on May 8, 2015
Result: Fernando Amorebieta gives Middlesbrough advantage
An injury-time goal from Fernando Amorebieta gives Middlesbrough a 2-1 win over Brentford in the first leg of their Championship playoff tie.
May 8, 21:42
Jelle Vossen of Middlesbrough celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff semi-final first leg match between Brentford and Middlesbrough at Griffin Park on May 8, 2015
Half-Time Report: Jelle Vossen puts Middlesbrough ahead
Jelle Vossen heads the ball in to give Middlesbrough a 1-0 lead over Brentford in the first leg of their Championship playoff.
May 8, 20:34
Jota of Brentford celebrates scoring his goal with Andre Gray during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Wigan Athletic at Griffin Park on May 2, 2015
Result: Brentford take playoff place with Wigan Athletic win
Brentford sneak into the Championship playoffs with a 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic.
May 2, 14:09
Matt Ritchie celebrates scoring Bournemouth's second goal on April 27, 2015
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the top performers from the penultimate weekend of the season in the Championship.
Apr 28, 14:13
James Tarkowski of Brentford and Igor Vetokele of Charlton Athletic on August 9, 2014
Result: Alan Judge and James Tarkowski strike in Brentford win
Brentford remain in the Championship playoff hunt as they record a 2-0 win over Reading.
Apr 25, 16:59
Mark Warburton the Brentford manager looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2015
Result: Jota secures late point for Brentford
Jota scores a late equaliser for Brentford as the Championship playoff hopefuls come from 2-0 behind to secure a point against Nottingham Forest.
Apr 6, 16:58
Michael Mancienne of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Blackpool at City Ground on August 9, 2014
Half-Time Report: Brentford, Nottingham Forest level at break
Brentford dominate the opening 45 minutes of their Championship clash against Nottingham Forest, but fail to find the back of the net.
Apr 6, 15:51
A general view of Brentford's Griffin Park in March 2012.
Preview: Brentford vs. Huddersfield Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday night's Championship match at Griffin Park as playoff-chasing Brentford host mid-table Huddersfield Town.
Mar 2, 15:01
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Middlesbrough452610962303288
2Burnley442415568353387
3Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton442415570403087
4Hull City4523111164343080
5Derby CountyDerby442114965412477
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds451917965432274
7Cardiff CityCardiff451716125550567
8Ipswich TownIpswich451715135251166
9Birmingham CityBirmingham451614155248462
10Brentford45188196766162
11Preston North EndPreston451516144444061
12Leeds UnitedLeeds451416154957-858
13Queens Park RangersQPR441318135353057
14Wolverhampton WanderersWolves451316165157-655
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn451216174345-252
16Reading451313195156-552
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest451216174146-552
18Bristol City451313195470-1652
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield451312205865-751
20Rotherham UnitedRotherham451310225266-1449
21Fulham451115196579-1448
RCharlton AthleticCharlton45913234077-3740
RMK Dons45912243867-2939
RBolton WanderersBolton45515254180-3930