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Marvin Anthony Sordell (born 17 February 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Burton Albion.
Sordell started his career with Fulham prior to joining Watford for a two-year scholarship in 2007. He made his professional debut for the club during the 2009–10 season, and also had loan spell in League One with Tranmere Rovers the same season. After 27 goals in 81 games for Watford in two-and-a-half years, Sordell earned a £3 million move to the Premier League with Bolton Wanderers in January 2012. He mustered just eight goals in 29 appearances for the club, and spent the entirety of the 2013–14 season on loan at Charlton Athletic. He returned to the Premier League with Burnley for the 2014–15 season, but was mostly utilised as a substitute. After just one goal in 20 games for Burnley, his contract was cancelled in September 2015, where he went on to join League One club Colchester United, and at the end of the season Coventry City.
Sordell has represented England at both under-20 and under-21 levels. He scored in his only game for the under-20s in February 2011, and scored three goals in 14 games for the under-21 side. He was also selected in Stuart Pearce's Great Britain squad for the London 2012 Summer Olympics. He made three appearances for the side.Close