Alex Samizadeh

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Alex Samizadeh
Personal information
Full name Alexander Samizadeh
Date of birth (1998-11-10) 10 November 1998 (age 19)
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker, Winger
Club information
Current team
Curzon Ashton
Youth career
2014–2015 Curzon Ashton
2015Manchester City (loan)
2015–2017 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Bolton Wanderers 1 (0)
2016Chorley (loan) 2 (2)
2017–2018 Kilmarnock 1 (0)
2018– Curzon Ashton 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:58, 28 August 2018 (UTC)

Alex Samizadeh (Persian: الکس سمیع زاده‎; born 10 November 1998) is an Iranian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Curzon Ashton. He has previously played for Bolton Wanderers, Chorley and Kilmarnock.

Early life[edit]

Alexander Samizadeh was born in Tehran and moved to England in December 2013.[1]

Club career[edit]

Bolton Wanderers[edit]

Samizadeh started his career with Bolton Wanderers, progressing through their youth teams. He made his first team debut on 5 April 2016, coming on as a substitute for Kaiyne Woolery at Brentford in the Football League Championship.[2]

Chorley[edit]

In November 2016, Samizadeh joined National League North side Chorley on a two-month work experience loan.[3] He scored on his debut.

Kilmarnock[edit]

On 14 July 2017, Bolton announced that Samizadeh had been released and that he was joining Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock.[4] Samizadeh made his first appearance for the club on the same day, coming on as a second half substitute in a Scottish League Cup match.[5] Samizadeh was released by Kilmarnock in May 2018, at the end of his contract.[6]

Curzon Ashton[edit]

On 14 August 2018, Samizadeh signed for Curzon Ashton[7] and made his debut that night coming off the bench against Alfreton Town.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 18 August 2018 [8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bolton Wanderers 2015–16[9] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17[10] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Chorley (loan) 2016–17[8] National League North 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2
Kilmarnock 2017–18[11] Scottish Premiership 1 0 0 0 2 0 1[b] 0 4 0
Curzon Ashton 2018–19 National League North 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 6 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 10 2
  1. ^ Appearance in the EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearance for Kilmarnock under-20s in the Scottish Challenge Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://lionofviennasuite.sbnation.com/2015/10/7/9472833/bolton-wanderers-time-to-take-alex-samizadeh-seriously
  2. ^ "Brentford v Bolton". BBC Sport. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.lep.co.uk/sport/football/non-league/gainsborough-0-chorley-2-1-8235855
  4. ^ "Alex Samizadeh joins Kilmarnock". Bolton Wanderers FC. 14 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017. 
  5. ^ http://www.espnfc.com.au/report?gameId=479761
  6. ^ "Player updates: Departures after 2017/18 season". Kilmarnock FC. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018. 
  7. ^ https://www.curzon-ashton.co.uk/news/post/samizadeh-signs-for-the-nash
  8. ^ a b Alex Samizadeh at Soccerway. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Games played by Alex Samizadeh in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Alex Samizadeh in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "Games played by Alex Samizadeh in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 

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