David Amoo

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David Amoo
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Amoo playing for Hull City in 2011
Personal information
Full name David Oluwaseun Segun Amoo[1]
Date of birth (1991-04-13) 13 April 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Southwark, London, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker, Winger
Club information
Current team
Carlisle United
Number 7
Youth career
2003–2007 Millwall
2007–2010 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Liverpool 0 (0)
2011 Milton Keynes Dons (loan) 3 (0)
2011 Hull City (loan) 7 (1)
2011–2012 Bury (loan) 27 (4)
2012–2013 Preston North End 17 (0)
2013 Tranmere Rovers 11 (1)
2013– Carlisle United 55 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:38, 1 December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

David Oluwaseun Segun Amoo (born 13 April 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays for Carlisle United. He has a younger brother, Jeremiah, who plays for West Ham United's Academy.

Amoo represented London as a sprinter in the English Schools National Track and Field Championships.[2]

Career[edit]

Liverpool[edit]

Amoo played for Millwall as a youth, leaving at 16 years of age to sign for Liverpool in 2007.[3] He signed a new two-year contract with Liverpool in 2010, having successfully worked his way through the Liverpool Academy and Reserves to train with the first-team at Melwood in 2009.[4] He was also named in Liverpool's 2009–10 UEFA Champions League squad.[5]

Amoo was named in Liverpool's 2010–11 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round squad for a match on 28 July 2010,[6] and made his debut for the club the following day, starting in a 2–0 away win[7] in a tie against FK Rabotnički at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, Macedonia.[8]

Loan to MK Dons[edit]

On 25 January 2011 he joined Milton Keynes Dons on a month loan,[9] and made his Football League debut for the club on the same day as a 65th minute substitute against Leyton Orient.[10]

Loan to Hull City[edit]

On 28 February 2011 he joined Hull City on loan until the end of the season.[11] He made his debut coming on as a replacement for Jay Simpson in the 1–0 win against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.[12] He scored his first goal for Hull City against Queens Park Rangers on 25 April 2011.[13]

Loan to Bury[edit]

On 23 September 2011, Amoo joined Bury on loan for a month.[14] On 1 October, Amoo scored his first goal for Bury, a glancing header on 67 minutes to give Bury the lead in a 3–1 victory over Yeovil Town. He made 27 league appearances for the club, scoring four goals.

Preston North End[edit]

He agreed to join Preston North End in May 2012 when his contract expired with Liverpool on 1 July.[15] His first goal for the club came on 3 November as they beat Yeovil in an FA Cup match.[16] He left the club in January 2013 when his contract was cancelled by mutual consent.

Tranmere Rovers[edit]

On 9 January 2013 he joined Tranmere Rovers until the end of the season.[17]

Carlisle United[edit]

As the club's first summer signing, on 13 June 2013, Amoo signed a two-year deal with Carlisle United.[18] He scored his first goal against Leyton Orient on 3 August 2013 in the league. He later went on to score a brace in the League Cup four days later against Blackburn[19]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10 May 2014.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Liverpool 2010–11 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Milton Keynes Dons (loan) 2010–11 League One 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Hull City (loan) 2010–11 Championship 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 1
Bury (loan) 2011–12 League One 27 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 28 4
Preston North End 2012–13 17 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 24 1
Tranmere Rovers 2012–13 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1
Carlisle United 2013–14 43 8 4 0 2 3 2 0 51 11
Career total 108 14 7 1 4 3 1 0 5 0 125 18
  1. ^ Appearances in the Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists". Premier League. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "David Amoo". Liverpool Football Zone. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Amoo move". Millwall FC. 11 July 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "David Amoo signs new Liverpool contract". Tribal Football. 29 May 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Benitez puts his faith in the kids as Liverpool draft in five Champions League teenagers". Daily Mail. 9 September 2009. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  6. ^ Carroll, James (28 July 2010). "Who has flown to Macedonia?". Liverpoolfc.tv. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  7. ^ Vesty, Marc (29 July 2010). "Rabotnicki Skopje 0 – 2 Liverpool". BBC Sport (BBC). Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  8. ^ "Match centre". Liverpoolfc.tv. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  9. ^ Carroll, James (25 January 2011). "Forward seals loan switch". Liverpool FC. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  10. ^ "Leyton Orient 2 – 2 MK Dons". BBC Sport. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  11. ^ "Tigers Make New Loan Signing". Hull City A.F.C. 28 February 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  12. ^ "Nott'm Forest 0 – 1 Hull". BBC Sport (BBC). 5 March 2011. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  13. ^ "QPR 1 – 1 Hull". BBC Sport (BBC). 25 April 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  14. ^ "Amoo signs Bury loan deal". Liverpool FC. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  15. ^ "Amoo Is Latest Recruit". Preston North End FC. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Preston 3–0 Yeovil". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 
  17. ^ "Rovers Recruit Amoo". Tranmere Rovers F.C. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Abbott makes first signing". Carlisle United FC. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  19. ^ "Carlile 3 – 3 Blackburn". BBC Sport (BBC). 7 August 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 

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