Daniel Alfei

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Daniel Alfei
Personal information
Full name Daniel Mark Alfei[1]
Date of birth (1992-02-23) 23 February 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Llanelli Town
Youth career
2006–2010 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Swansea City 1 (0)
2012Wrexham (loan) 5 (0)
2013Wrexham (loan) 11 (0)
2014Portsmouth (loan) 15 (0)
2014Northampton Town (loan) 11 (0)
2016Mansfield Town (loan) 12 (0)
2016–2017 Aberystwyth Town 18 (0)
2017–2018 Yeovil Town 2 (0)
2018– Llanelli Town 5 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Wales U17 11 (1)
2009–2011 Wales U19 13 (1)
2010–2014 Wales U21 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:26, 16 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 May 2014

Daniel Mark Alfei (born 23 February 1992) is a Welsh footballer who plays as a defender for Welsh Premier League club Llanelli Town.

Swansea City[edit]

On 8 January 2011, Alfei made his professional debut for Swansea City in a 4–0 victory against Colchester United in the FA Cup, where he was named man of the match. Alfei made his league debut a week later, as an 88th-minute substitute against Crystal Palace.[3] Alfei also played in Swansea's FA Cup fourth round tie against Leyton Orient in 2011. He signed a new three-year contract in April 2011.[4]

On 9 May 2013, Alfei signed a new contract with Swansea until June 2016.[5] Alfei was released in May 2016.[6]

Wrexham loan[edit]

On transfer deadline day in January 2012 he signed for Conference National side Wrexham on a season long loan. He made his debut in a home win against Hayes & Yeading United where the Dragons won 4–1. He returned to Swansea at the end of the 2011–12 season. In October 2012 Alfei re-joined Wrexham on loan until January 2013.[7] Wrexham extended Alfei's loan until the end of the 2012–2013 season.[8]

Portsmouth loan[edit]

On 2 January 2014, Alfei joined League Two club Portsmouth on loan for one month.[9] On 31 January 2014, Alfei's loan was extended until the end of the season.[10]

Northampton Town loan[edit]

On 2 July 2014, Alfei signed for League Two club Northampton Town on a season long loan.[11] Alfei made 14 appearances for Northampton before his loan was ended on 2 January 2015.[12]

Mansfield Town loan[edit]

In February 2016, Alfei joined League Two club Mansfield Town on loan until the end of the season.[13] Alfei went on to make 12 appearances for The Stags.

Aberystwyth Town[edit]

Alfei joined Aberystwyth Town on a free transfer in 2016.[14] After making 18 appearances for them, Alfei was released at the end of the season.

Yeovil Town[edit]

On 28 July 2017, Alfei signed for League Two club Yeovil Town on a two-year contract.[15] In only his fourth appearance for Yeovil, Alfei suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament which ruled him out for the remainder of the 2017–18 season.[16] He was released by Yeovil at the end of the 2017–18 season.[17]

Llanelli Town[edit]

On 31st August 2018, Alfei signed for Welsh Premier League side Llanelli Town.[18]

International career[edit]

Alfei represented and captained the Wales under-19 team and has played several times for the Wales under-21 team. In January 2013 he was selected in the Wales under 21 squad for the friendly match against Iceland on 6 February 2013.[19]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 23 September 2017.
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Swansea City 2010–11[20] Championship 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2011–12[21] Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2012–13[22] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14[23] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15[24] Premier League 0 0 0 0
2015–16[25] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Wrexham (loan) 2011–12[21] Conference Premier 5 0 0 0 1[a] 0 6 0
2012–13[22] Conference Premier 11 0 0 0 4[b] 0 15 0
Total 16 0 0 0 5 0 21 0
Portsmouth (loan) 2013–14[23] League Two 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Northampton Town (loan) 2014–15[24] League Two 11 0 1 0 1 0 1[c] 0 14 0
Mansfield Town (loan) 2015–16[25] League Two 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Aberystwyth Town 2016–17[26] Welsh Premier League 18 0 2 0 1 0 21 0
Yeovil Town 2017–18[27] League Two 2 0 0 0 1 0 1[d] 0 4 0
Career totals 75 0 5 0 4 0 7 0 91 0
  1. ^ Appearance in Conference Premier play-offs
  2. ^ Appearances in FA Trophy
  3. ^ Appearance in Football League Trophy
  4. ^ Appearance in EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barclays Premier League Squad Numbers 2013/14". Premier League. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8.
  3. ^ "Swansea 4–0 Colchester". BBC Sport. 8 January 2011.
  4. ^ Alfei 3 year contract
  5. ^ "Defender Daniel Alfei signs new Swansea contract". BBC Sport. 9 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Swans starlets sign professional deals". Swansea City AFC. 20 May 2016.
  7. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20069023
  8. ^ http://www.swanseacity.com/news/article/lita-loan-2-618954.aspx
  9. ^ "Portsmouth: Swansea City's Daniel Alfei signs on loan". BBC Sport. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Alfei and Painter extend Portsmouth stay". BBC Sport. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  11. ^ "Alfei joins Northampton on season-long loan". swanseacity.com. 2 July 2014.
  12. ^ "Ricky Holmes and Brendan Moloney join on loan". bbc.co.uk. 2 January 2015.
  13. ^ "Daniel Alfei and James Baxendale sign deals". BBC Sport. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Ex-Swansea City defender Alfei joins Aberystwyth". welsh-premier.com. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  15. ^ "Daniel Alfei: Yeovil Town sign former Swansea City defender". BBC Sport. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Daniel Alfei: Yeovil Town defender out for season with ruptured ACL". BBC Sport. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  17. ^ "Yeovil Town retained list: Stuart Nelson signs new deal, while four depart". BBC Sport. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  18. ^ http://www.llanellitownafc.co.uk/reds-make-double-swoop/
  19. ^ Wales under-21 squad
  20. ^ "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  21. ^ a b "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  22. ^ a b "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  23. ^ a b "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  24. ^ a b "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  25. ^ a b "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  26. ^ "Wales – D. Alfei". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  27. ^ "Games played by Daniel Alfei in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 May 2018.

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