Shwan Jalal

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Shwan Jalal
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Personal information
Full name Shwan Saman Jalal[1]
Date of birth (1983-08-14) 14 August 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Baghdad, Iraq
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Bury
Number 1
Youth career
1998–1999 Gillingham
1999–2000 Hastings Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Hastings Town ? (?)
2001–2004 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
2002–2003 Woking (loan) 16 (0)
2004–2007 Woking 85 (0)
2006 Sheffield Wednesday (loan) 0 (0)
2007–2008 Peterborough United 8 (0)
2008 Morecambe (loan) 12 (0)
2008 AFC Bournemouth (loan) 2 (0)
2008–2014 AFC Bournemouth 146 (0)
2013 Oxford United (loan) 0 (0)
2014 Leyton Orient (loan) 2 (0)
2014– Bury 3 (0)
National team
2005–2006 England C 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:23, 11 February 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:42, 17 October 2010 (UTC)

Shwan Saman Jalal (Kurdish: Şivan Saman Celal, born 14 August 1983) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Bury following his release from AFC Bournemouth, where he spent 6 years as a goalkeeper He played for the England C team from 2005 to 2006.

Club career[edit]

Jalal is a Kurd born in Baghdad, Iraq, Jalal grew up in Hastings, East Sussex England, while attending William Parker School. He began his career at Gillingham's youth system in 1998, before joining the youth system Hastings Town in 1999, breaking into the first team in 2000.[2] At Hastings he had been featuring for the first team whilst still a teenager, gaining attention from Football League clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur whom he signed for in August 2001, before joining Woking in May 2004.[3] He went on trial at Oldham Athletic in May 2005.[4] He had a trial at Leeds United in September 2006,[5] after which he joined Sheffield Wednesday on a month's loan in November,[6] but failed to make any appearances during this spell.[7]

He moved to Peterborough United in League Two for an undisclosed fee on 9 January 2007.[8] He was placed on the club's transfer list at his own request in December,[9] which was followed by a move to Morecambe on loan until the end of the 2007–08 season.[10]

He joined Bournemouth on a month's loan on 1 August 2008 after having a trial at the club.[11] Bournemouth then made this move permanent on 29 August.[12] He signed a new two-year contract with Bournemouth in March 2010.[13] On 12 September 2013, Jalal joined Oxford United on a one-month emergency loan deal,[14] but returned on 2 October 2013 - 1 game short of his initial loan - due to Ryan Allsop's suspension after receiving a red card at Leeds United.[15] On 7 February 2014, Jalal joined Leyton Orient on a one-month loan deal.[16]

On 5 June 2014, Bury announced that they had signed Jalal on a two-year contract after a successful trial at the club.[17]

International career[edit]

Jalal made his début for the England National Game XI in a 3–0 victory over against the Netherlands on 16 February 2005.[18] Jalal was one of seven European based players called up by Iraq coach Wolfgang Sidka in a 34-man squad on 26 May 2011. However, he had to apologise for his absence due to an injury.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 3 May 2010..
Club League Season League Cup[19] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Woking Conference National 2002–03 (loan) 16 0 2 0 18 0
2004–05 21 0 3 0 24 0
2005–06 41 0 5 0 46 0
2006–07 23 0 1 0 24 0
Total 2002–2007 101 0 11 0 112 0
Peterborough League Two 2006–07 1 0 0 0 1 0
2007–08 7 0 2 0 9 0
Total 2006–2008 8 0 2 0 10 0
Morecambe (loan) League Two 2007–08 12 0 0 0 12 0
Total 2007–2008 12 0 0 0 12 0
Bournemouth League Two 2008–09 41 0 4 0 45 0
2009–10 44 0 2 0 46 0
League One 2010–11 47 0 2 0 19 0
Total 2008–present 171 0 8 0 110 0
Career totals 223 0 21 0 302 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/04/2010 and 30/04/2010" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 11 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Career History". UpThePosh!. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Woking move for Jalal". BBC Sport. 20 April 2004. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  4. ^ "Woking keeper starts Oldham trial". BBC Sport. 5 May 2005. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  5. ^ "Leeds interested in Woking keeper". BBC Sport. 28 September 2006. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  6. ^ "Wednesday snap up Woking keeper". BBC Sport. 22 November 2006. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  7. ^ "Shwan Jalal". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  8. ^ "Posh capture Cards keeper Jalal". BBC Sport. 9 January 2007. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  9. ^ "Jalal is transfer-listed by Posh". BBC Sport. 24 December 2007. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  10. ^ "Morecambe swoop for Posh stopper". BBC Sport. 10 January 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  11. ^ "Cherries sign Posh keeper on loan". BBC Sport. 1 August 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2008. 
  12. ^ "Two New Signings". A.F.C. Bournemouth. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 30 August 2008. 
  13. ^ "Shwan Jalal signs new Bournemouth deal". BBC Sport. 8 March 2010. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  14. ^ http://www.oufc.co.uk/news/article/00110913-keeper-1048263.aspx
  15. ^ http://www.afcb.co.uk/news/article/2013-10-02-jalal-recalled-from-oxford-589490.aspx
  16. ^ "NEWS: Shwan Jalal Joins On Loan". Leyton Orient FC. 7 February 2014. 
  17. ^ "Keeper Shwan joins Bury". Bury FC. 5 June 2014. 
  18. ^ Williams, Mike; Williams, Tony (2007). The Non League Club Directory 2008. Tony Williams Publications. pp. 925–928. ISBN 978-1-869833-57-2. 
  19. ^ Includes FA Cup and League Cup.

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