Daniel Alfei

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Daniel Alfei
Personal information
Full name Daniel Mark Alfei[1]
Date of birth (1992-02-23) 23 February 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Northampton Town
(On loan from Swansea City)
Number 2
Youth career
2006–2010 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Swansea City 1 (0)
2012 Wrexham (loan) 5 (0)
2013 Wrexham (loan) 11 (0)
2014 Portsmouth (loan) 15 (0)
2014– Northampton Town (loan) 9 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Wales U17 11 (1)
2009–2011 Wales U19 13 (1)
2010– Wales U21 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:00, 25 October 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 May 2014

Daniel Mark Alfei (born 23 February 1992) is a Welsh footballer who plays as a defender for League Two club Northampton Town on a season loan from Premier League club Swansea City.

Club career[edit]

Swansea City[edit]

On 8 January 2011, Alfei made his professional debut for Swansea City in a 4–0 victory against Colchester United in the FA Cup, where he was named man of the match. Alfei made his league debut a week later, as an 88th minute substitute against Crystal Palace.[3] Alfei also played in Swansea' FA Cup fourth round tie against Leyton Orient in 2011, Alfei played the whole match. He signed a new three-year contract in April 2011.[4]

On 9 May 2013, Alfei signed a new contract with Swansea until June 2016.[5]

Wrexham (loan)[edit]

On transfer deadline day on January 2012 he signed for Conference National side Wrexham on a season long loan. He made his debut in a home win against Hayes & Yeading United where the Dragons won 4–1. He returned to Swansea at the end of the 2011–12 season. In October 2012 Alfei re-joined Wrexham on loan until January 2013.[6] Wrexham extended Alfei's loan until the end of the 2012-2013 season.[7]

Portsmouth (loan)[edit]

On 2 January 2014, Alfei joined League Two club Portsmouth on loan for one month.[8] On 31 January 2014, Alfei's loan was extended until the end of the season. [9]

Northampton (loan)[edit]

On 2 July 2014, Alfei signed for League Two club Northampton Town on a season long loan.[10]

International career[edit]

Alfei represented and captained the Wales under-19 team and has played several times for the Wales under-21 team. In January 2013 he was selected in the Wales under 21 squad for the friendly match against Iceland on 6 February 2013[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 20 September 2014.
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Swansea City 2010–11 1 0 2 0 3 0
2011–12 0 0 1 0 1 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0
Swansea total 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Wrexham (loan) 2011–12 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
Wrexham (loan) 2012–13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Portsmouth (loan) 2013–14 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Northampton Town (loan) 2014–15 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Career total 38 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 43 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barclays Premier League Squad Numbers 2013/14". Premier League. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Swansea 4-0 Colchester". BBC Sport. 8 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Alfei 3 year contract
  5. ^ "Defender Daniel Alfei signs new Swansea contract". BBC Sport. 9 May 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20069023
  7. ^ http://www.swanseacity.net/news/article/lita-loan-2-618954.aspx
  8. ^ "Portsmouth: Swansea City's Daniel Alfei signs on loan". BBC Sport. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Alfei and Painter extend Portsmouth stay". BBC Sport. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Alfei joins Northampton on season-long loan". swanseacity.net. 2 July 2014. 
  11. ^ Wales under-21 squad

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