Damien Allen

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Damien Allen
Personal information
Full name Damien Samuel Allen
Date of birth (1986-08-01) 1 August 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Cheadle, England[1]
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Centre midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bangor City
Number 8
Youth career
1997–2000 Manchester United
2000–2004 Stockport County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Stockport County 57 (1)
2007 Royal Antwerp (loan) 15 (0)
2007–2008 Morecambe 20 (0)
2008–2009 F.C. Halifax Town ? (?)
2009–2010 Bury ? (?)
2010–2011 Colwyn Bay ? (?)
2011– Bangor City 127 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:11, 6 January 2017 (UTC).

Damien Samuel Allen (born 1 August 1986 in Cheadle, Greater Manchester, England) is an English footballer currently playing for Welsh Premier League side Bangor City.

Damien progressed through the Centre of Excellence youth system at Stockport County after being released by Manchester United at the age of 14 and made his mark in centre midfield. He made his debut for Stockport in a 2-0 defeat at Wrexham in 2004-05.

After a spell on loan at Royal Antwerp, Allen joined Morecambe in August 2007. After a season at the club Allen was released by manager Sammy McIlroy.[2]

He signed for non league F.C. Halifax Town on 7 October 2008.

Allen signed a 12-month contract with Bury on 29 July 2009 following a successful trial period with the club.[3]

After not making any league appearances for Bury, he was released at the end of the season. On 28 July 2010, Allen signed for Welsh club Colwyn Bay managed by former Bury player Dave Challinor.[4] On 28 November 2011, Allen signed for the then Welsh Premier League champions, Bangor City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J. (ed) (2008). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2008–09. Mainstream. ISBN 978-1-84596-324-8. 
  2. ^ "Allen released by Morecambe". The Visitor. 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  3. ^ "Bury sign young midfielder Allen". BBC Sport. 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2009-07-30. 
  4. ^ "Allen signs for Seagulls". Seagulls Online. 2010-07-28. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 

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