Patrick Ada

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Patrick Ada
Personal information
Full name Patrick Ada Omgba
Date of birth (1985-01-14) 14 January 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Redbridge 19 (3)
2005 Barnet 14 (0)
2005–2006 St Albans City 36 (1)
2006–2007 Exeter City 17 (2)
2007 St Albans City (loan) 11 (0)
2007–2009 Histon 77 (5)
2009–2011 Crewe Alexandra 57 (3)
2011 Kilmarnock 3 (0)
2012 Burton Albion 9 (0)
2012 Ebbsfleet United 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:51, 12 August 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Patrick Omgba Ada (born 14 January 1985) is a Cameroonian former professional footballer who played as a defender from 2004 to 2012.

He notably played in the Scottish Premier League for Kilmarnock, and in the Football League for Barnet, Exeter City, Crewe Alexandra and Burton Albion. He also played in Non-league football with Redbridge, St Albans City, Histon and Ebbsfleet United.

Ada was released by Ebbsfleet in December 2012 after he was sentenced to five years in prison for rape.[1]

Career[edit]

Ada made 94 appearances over two years with Histon,[2] helping them chase promotion.[3]

He signed with Crewe Alexandra in the summer of 2009, making him Crewe's first signing in the summer transfer window.[4] He was released from the club in May 2011.[5]

On 21 June 2011, Ada signed for Scottish Premier League club Kilmarnock.[6] Ada made his debut on 24 July 2011 at Tannadice in a 1–1 draw with Dundee United. On 30 August, it was announced that Kilmarnock would let Ada leave on a free transfer, in order to ease the club's wage bill.

On 23 February 2012, after training for a week with Burton Albion, Ada signed a contract until the end of the season with the League Two side.[7] Ada joined Conference National side Ebbsfleet United in the summer of 2012 and went on to make 19 league appearances and played his final game on 4 December in a 4–2 home defeat by Cambridge United before being released after being jailed for rape.

Personal life[edit]

Ada was arrested in March 2012, in the connection to an allegation of rape.[8]

On 12 December Ada was sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of raping a woman in Southwark, London on 1 March 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former Burton Albion player Patrick Ada jailed for rape". BBC News. 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Patrick Ada career stats". ESPN. 21 May 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Maiden, Phil (4 May 2009). "Histon 1–0 Torquay (Agg: 1–2)". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 May 2009. 
  4. ^ "Crewe make first summer signing". Crewe Alexandra. 21 May 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2009. 
  5. ^ "Crewe Alexandra Announce Retain List". crewealex.net. 12 May 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Three New Signings". Kilmarnock F.C. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk/page/NewsDetail/0,,10950~2620867,00.html
  8. ^ "Met police arrest Burton Albion defender over alleged rape". This is Derbyshire. 2 March 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012.  He was sentenced to five years imprisonment on 11 December 2012, after being found guilty of the offence.

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