Date of birth
Jake Giddings signed a two-year professional contract with Crystal Palace in summer 2020, having most recently represented West Ham United.
He impressed at Palace on a trial in March and, following football's suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, joined the Eagles in July.
His life in football began at boyhood club West Ham, where he started playing aged five.
However, having put pen to paper in SE25, he admitted that, while his father's side of the family are Hammers, his mother's side are south London-born Palace fans.
Giddings is a holding midfielder with a well-honed range of passing and an eye for a tackle.