Adam Sollitt

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Adam Sollitt
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-06-22) 22 June 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Barnsley 0 (0)
1997–1998 Gainsborough Trinity
1998–2000 Kettering Town 74 (0)
2000–2002 Northampton Town 16 (0)
2002–2003 Rushden & Diamonds 3 (0)
2003–2004 Scarborough 9 (0)
2004–2005 Morecambe 27 (0)
2005–2006 Worksop Town
2006–2009 Gainsborough Trinity
2009–2012 Matlock Town 86 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:30, 18 April 2010 (UTC).

Adam Sollitt (born 22 June 1977) is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1995 to 2012.

He notably played professionally for Barnsley, Northampton Town and Rushden & Diamonds, as well as playing in Non-league football for Gainsborough Trinity, Kettering Town, Scarborough, Morecambe, Worksop Town and Matlock Town.

Playing career[edit]

Sollitt was promoted to the first team squad of Barnsley and was the club's third choice goalkeeper from 1995 to 1997. Manager Danny Wilson released him, following the club's promotion to the Premiership. He then signed for non league club Gainsborough Trinity who were searching for a replacement for departed veteran Steve Sherwood. His performances earned him the chance to move up a league and at the end of the season he signed for Conference club Kettering Town where he remained for two seasons.

In July, 2000, Sollitt re-signed as a professional, this time for Northampton Town for a fee of £30,000. In his two-year stay at Town, Sollitt played in 16 games for the club before moving to local rivals Rushden & Diamonds in the summer of 2002.

He went on to play for Scarborough, Morecambe, and Worksop Town before moving back to Gainsborough Trinity in 2006. Sollitt signed for Matlock Town in August 2009. Sollitt announced his retirement in 2011 and departed Matlock in 2012.

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