Justin Haber

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Justin Haber
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Personal information
Date of birth (1981-06-09) 9 June 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Floriana, Malta
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Birkirkara
Number 16
Youth career
Floriana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Floriana 23 (0)
1998 Dobrudzha Dobrich (loan) 3 (0)
2002–2005 Birkirkara 74 (0)
2005–2006 US Quevilly 27 (0)
2006 RE Virton 5 (0)
2006–2007 Marsaxlokk 7 (0)
2007–2008 Chaidari 15 (0)
2008–2010 Sheffield United 0 (0)
2009 Ferencváros (loan) 2 (0)
2010–2011 Ferencváros 12 (0)
2011–2012 Kerkyra 10 (0)
2012–2013 Mosta 16 (0)
2013– Birkirkara 6 (0)
National team
2004– Malta 45 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2013

Justin Haber (born 9 June 1981 in Floriana, Malta) is a Maltese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Maltese side Birkirkara F.C. and the Maltese national team.

Playing career[edit]

Floriana[edit]

He started his football career at Floriana. During his three year spell at Floriana, he made twenty-three appearances and was later sent on loan to a Bulgarian top division team Dobrudzha Dobrich.

Birkirkara[edit]

Justin then joined Birkirkara in 2002, and stayed with the club until 2005. Haber was a vital member of the team, gaining him 74 caps.

US Quevilly[edit]

Towards the end of 2005, Haber joined French-side US Quevilly, where he gained 27 caps.

Marsaxlokk[edit]

In 2006, Haber moved back to Malta to join Marsaxlokk FC for the 2006/2007 season. He managed to help the small seaside club to win its first ever Maltese Championship.

Haidari[edit]

In June 2007, it was announced that Haber had joined Greek side Haidari on a two-year contract. The club is based in a suburban town close to Athens and participates in the Greek Second Division.

Sheffield United[edit]

In July 2008 Haber joined Sheffield United on a two year deal.[1][2] Haber had previously undergone a trial during United's 2006-2007 season in the Premier League, however, then manager Neil Warnock decided not to offer the Maltese keeper a contract[2] In August 2009, after failing to break into the Blades first team, Haber was allowed to join their sister club Ferencváros on loan until the end of the year.[3]

Ferencvárosi TC[edit]

In January of the following year Haber signed an 18 month contract with Ferencváros. Justin was a regular first team pick, and in the 2010/2011 season he helped his team to get a respectable 3rd place, and a chance to play in the Europa League.[3]

Kerkyra F.C.[edit]

Haber signed for Greek club Kerkyra on 5 July 2011, where he will play in the Greek Super League, on a two year deal.

Birkirkara F.C.[edit]

In 2012 he returned to Malta and is playing for Birkirkara F.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Triple swoop by Blades". Sky Sports. 2008-07-31. Retrieved 2008-07-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Justin Haber joins Sheffield United". independent.com.mt. 2008-07-31. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Justin Haber is Hungary with Ferencvaros". maltesefootballstarlets.com. 2010-01-07. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 

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