Adam Chicksen

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Adam Chicksen
Personal information
Full name Adam Thomas Chicksen
Date of birth (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 22)
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 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:12, 29 December 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Adam Thomas Chicksen (born 27 September 1991) is an English-born Filipino footballer currently playing for Football League Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.

Career[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. 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.

He 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.[1]

He signed on a one-month loan for Leyton Orient on 1 January 2012[2] and impressed on his first game for The O's as they beat Stevenage 1–0.[citation needed]

On 13 November 2012, Adam Chicksen scored his first senior goal in the FA Cup first round replay against Cambridge City. On 23 February 2013, Adam Chicksen scored his first league goal in an Npower league 1 fixture against Carlisle United. He scored his second league goal in 7 days against Preston North End the following week, smashing home from close range.

On 14 July 2013, Chicksen signed a three-year contract with Brighton & Hove Albion.[3]

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[4]
1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
2009–10[5] 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2010–11[6] 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 0
2011–12[7] 25 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 30 0
2012–13[8] 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[9] 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career totals 38 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 46 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. ^ "Leicester 2–0 MK Dons". BBC Sport. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 11 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "O's take Chicksen on loan". Leyton Orient F.C. 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hot prospect Chicksen signs". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 2013-07-14. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 
  4. ^ "MK Dons 2008/2009 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "MK Dons 2009/2010 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "MK Dons 2010/2011 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "MK Dons 2011/2012 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "MK Dons 2012/2013 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Leyton Orient 2011/2012 player appearances". Soccerbase. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 

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