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Full Name: Jake Mario Jervis
Born: 17 September 1991
Came from: Ross County Went to:
First game: 08 August 2015 Last game: 26 March 2017
Appearances: 93 (76/17) Goals: 24
Wolverhampton-born Jervis became Derek Adams' second capture for the Pilgrims in July 2015, having signed him at Ross County the previous summer. But their acquaintance then wasn't to last; Adams' departure from Dingwall, just a few weeks into the 2014-15 campaign, meant that the 6'3" striker would have to wait until the following summer before resuming his acquaintance.
Jervis began his career as a youngster with home-town Wolverhampton Wanderers before moving on to Shrewsbury Town as a 12-year-old. After three years with Shrewsbury he joined Birmingham City's Academy and went on to play in five first team games, including a brief Europa League qualifying appearance against Portuguese side Nacional, interspersed with a series of loans to Hereford United (twice), Notts County, Swindon Town, Preston North End, Carlisle United, Tranmere Rovers and Portsmouth, scoring at least one for each club bar Notts County.
In January 2013 Jervis joined Turkish Süper Lig club Elazığspor on a three-and-a-half year deal. He netted on his debut, a 2-2 draw at Fenerbahçe, but that proved to be the high point of his spell abroad, which ended nine months later when his contract was terminated after the club had reportedly defaulted on his wages.
On his return from Turkey, Jervis resumed his career with a second spell at Portsmouth, playing 15 times and scoring 4 goals in the second half of the 2013-14 season, before then linking up with Adams at Ross County, where he scored five goals in 29 times appearances, albeit only five games for Adams.
Jervis's arrival at Home Park created a sense of expectation for his first game; he had scored on debut for seven of his previous professional clubs, including his last three in succession.
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