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 23)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Swansea City
Number  —
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) 11 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Wales U17 11 (1)
2009–2011 Wales U19 13 (1)
2010–2014 Wales U21 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:00, 28 December 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 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] Alfei made 14 appearances for Northampton before his loan was terminated on 2 January 2015.[11]

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.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 28 December 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 11 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14 0
Career total 43 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 50 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. ^ "Ricky Holmes and Brendan Moloney join on loan". bbc.co.uk. 2 January 2015. 
  12. ^ Wales under-21 squad

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