Adam Chicksen

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Adam Chicksen
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Personal information
Full name Adam Thomas Chicksen
Date of birth (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Milton Keynes, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Brighton & Hove Albion
Number 15
Youth career
2006–2008 Milton Keynes Dons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Milton Keynes Dons 78 (2)
2012 Leyton Orient (loan) 3 (0)
2013– Brighton & Hove Albion 6 (0)
2014 Gillingham (loan) 3 (0)
2015 Fleetwood Town (loan) 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:39, 6 May 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Adam Thomas Chicksen (born 27 September 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.

Career[edit]

Milton Keynes Dons[edit]

He joined the Milton Keynes Dons Dons academy as a 14-year-old in July 2006 and was handed a two-year scholarship at the start of the 2008–09 season.[1] He is the first, and apart from Mark Randall, only player born in Milton Keynes to play for the Dons. He attended St Paul's Catholic School.

Chicksen debuted for MK Dons first team in pre-season match against Reading in July 2007. His first league match was against Leicester City on 9 August 2008.[2] His second appearance later came, a week later on 22 August 2008, playing 90 minutes, in a 2-1 loss against Cardiff City.[3] After making six appearance in the 2009-10 season, Chicksen signed his first professional contract on a two-year deal with the club.[4] After this, Chicksen expressed his delight to sign a contract.[5] Though he made fourteen appearance in the 2010-11 season, Chicksen signed another contract with the club.[citation needed]

In the opening game of the 2011-12 season, Chicksen made his first start as a right-back, in the opening game of the season, in a 2-2 draw against Hartlepool United.[6] However, Chicksen soon lost his first team place as a left back to Dean Lewington[7] and was loaned out to Leyton Orient on a one-month loan on 1 January 2012[8] and impressed on his first game for The O's as they beat Stevenage 1–0.[9] After making three appearance for Leyton Orient, Chicksen made his return to Milton Keynes Dons.[10] Despite making three appearance for Leyton Orient, Chicksen described playing for them as "great experience to the footballing world having not been away from the Dons before".[11] Chicksen made a return in the first team as right-back and helped MK Dons reach to the play-offs place, where he assisted the first goal of the game, but it wasn't enough, as MK Dons lost 3-2 on aggregate.[12] At the end of the season, Chicksen's contract with MK Dons was activated on a 12-month options.[13]

In 2012-13 season, Chicksen's display as a right-back earned him a Team of the Week, in the opening game of the season, which saw MK Dons beat Oldham Athletic 2-0.[14] On 13 November 2012, Chicksen scored his first senior goal in the FA Cup first round replay against Cambridge City.[15] On 23 February 2013, Chicksen scored his first league goal in an Npower Football League One league 1 fixture against Carlisle United.,[16] followed up the following week, with his second league goal in the next game, against Preston North End, smashing home from close range.[17] Despite often being used in first team ins and out in his first season with thirty-two appearance, Chicksen was offered a new contract with the club.[18] However after weeks of negotiations, Chicksen's future remained uncertain despite Manager Karl Robinson's confidence of keeping him at the club.[19][20]

Brighton & Hove Albion[edit]

On 14 July 2013, Chicksen signed a three-year contract with Brighton & Hove Albion on a free transfer.[21] However, Chicksen's age at the time led Brighton & Hove Albion pay undisclosed compensation fee to MK Dons.[22] Upon his move to Brighton, Chicksen was given number 15 shirt.[23]

Chicksen's debut was delayed because of ankle injury sustained in a pre-season friendly.[24] and made his return on 19 August 2013.[25] It took for Chicksen made his debut for the club until 30 December 2013 when he made his debut, coming on as a substitute for Stephen Ward after sustained a concussion during the match, in a 1-0 win over Blackpool.[26] After the match, Chicksen reflected to his debut, saying he waited for a long time.[27] Chicksen made another appearance, making his first start, in the Championship play-off semi final 2nd leg, in a 2-1 loss against Derby County.[28] Chicksen ended his first season with five appearance in all competitions.

In his second season at Brighton, Chicksen playing time increase in the first team until the arrival of Joe Bennett dispatch his first team place as a left-back.[29] Chicksen made another appearance on 21 October 2014, in a 1-1 draw against Huddersfield Town after Bennett absence to unknown reasons.[30] With his first team opportunities limited, Chicksen joined Gillingham on loan on a one-month deal on 15 November 2013.[31] Chicksen made his debut for the club the same day, making his first start as a left back in a 3-2 win over Leyton Orient.[32] After making three appearance for the club, Chicksen loan spell with Gillingham came to an end.[33]

Chicksen made his first appearance on 12 December 2014 since his loan at Gillingham, in a 1-0 loss against Millwall.[34] On 27 February 2015, Chicksen joined Fleetwood Town on a month's loan.[35] Chicksen made his Fleetwood Town debut, the next day, in a 3-0 loss against Chesterfield.[36] Having made five appearance until 1 April 2015, Chicksen's loan spell with Fleetwood Town was extended until the end of the season.[37]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 March 2012.
Club Season League[A] FA Cup League Cup Other[B] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Milton Keynes Dons
2008–09[38]
1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
2009–10[39] 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2010–11[40] 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 0
2011–12[41] 25 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 30 0
2012–13[42] 32 2 6 1 3 0 1 0 42 3
Total 78 2 8 1 7 0 3 0 96 3
Leyton Orient (loan) 2011–12[43] 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career totals 38 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 48 0
A. ^ The "League" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the Football League and Conference National.
B. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the play-offs and Football League Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No pro contracts for apprentices". Milton Keynes Web. 14 May 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Leicester City 2–0 Milton Keynes Dons". BBC Sport. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 11 August 2008. 
  3. ^ "Blubirds see off Dons". Sky Sports. 27 August 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Tom Flanagan signs MK Dons pro terms". BBC Sport. 6 August 2010. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Future's Bright For Young Dons". League Football Education. 4 May 2010. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Milton Keynes Dons 2 – 2 Hartlepool United". BBC Sport. 6 August 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Leyton Orient sign MK Dons defender Adam Chicksen". BBC Sport. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "O's take Chicksen on loan". Leyton Orient F.C. 1 January 2012. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Stevenage 0–1 Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "Chicksen makes O's exit". Sky Sports. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  11. ^ "Chicksen: Enjoyed Orient spell". Milton Keynes Dons F.C. 7 November 2012. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  12. ^ "Huddersfield Town 1 - 2 Milton Keynes Dons (3 - 2)". BBC Sport. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  13. ^ "Whole season summed up in play-off defeat – Robbo". Milton Keynes Citizen. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  14. ^ "Three in Team of the Week". Milton Keynes Dons F.C. 21 August 2012. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  15. ^ "Milton Keynes Dons 6–1 Cambrdige City". BBC Sport. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  16. ^ "Carlisle United 1-1 Milton Keynes Dons". BBC Sport. 23 February 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  17. ^ "Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Preston North End". BBC Sport. 2 March 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  18. ^ "Dons and dusted for Chicksen". Sky Sports. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  19. ^ "Dons wait on Chicksen signature". Sky Sports. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  20. ^ "Robinson confident on trio". Sky Sports. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  21. ^ "Hot prospect Chicksen signs". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 2013-07-14. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 
  22. ^ "Transfer news: Brighton complete deal for MK Dons left-back Adam Chicksen". Sky Sports. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  23. ^ "2013/14 Squad Numbers Announced". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 25 July 2013. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  24. ^ "Chicksen misses Leeds test". The Argus. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  25. ^ "Chicksen makes comeback from injury". The Argus. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  26. ^ "Blackpool 0 - 1 Brighton & Hove Albion". BBC Sport. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  27. ^ "Adam Chicksen: Brighton & Hove Albion left-back reflects on debut". BBC Sport. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  28. ^ "Derby County 4 - 1 Brighton Hove & Albion". BBC Sport. 11 May 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  29. ^ "Bennett debut - and Crofts is back in". The Argus. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  30. ^ "Chicksen starts for Brighton Hove and Albion at Huddersfield Town". The Argus. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  31. ^ "Chicksen joins Gillingham". Sky Sports. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  32. ^ "Gillingham 3–2 Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  33. ^ "CHICKSEN RETURNS FROM GILLINGHAM LOAN". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 12 December 2014. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  34. ^ "Chicksen returns at left-back and Halford gets first start". The Argus. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  35. ^ "Adam Chicksen: Brighton defender joins Fleetwood on loan". BBC Sport. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  36. ^ "Chesterfield punish Fleetwood". Sky Sports. 28 February 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  37. ^ "CHICKSEN EXTENDS FLEETWOOD DEAL". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 1 April 2015. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  38. ^ "MK Dons 2008/2009 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  39. ^ "MK Dons 2009/2010 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  40. ^ "MK Dons 2010/2011 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  41. ^ "MK Dons 2011/2012 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  42. ^ "MK Dons 2012/2013 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  43. ^ "Leyton Orient 2011/2012 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 

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