Adams playing for Walton Casuals in October 2014
|Full name||Ebrima Adams|
|Date of birth||15 January 1996|
|Place of birth||Greenwich, England|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Forest Green Rovers|
|2014–2015||→ Walton Casuals (loan)||26||(2)|
|2016–2017||→ Braintree Town (loan)||3||(0)|
|2017–2018||→ Shrewsbury Town (loan)||5||(0)|
|2018||→ Leyton Orient (loan)||16||(0)|
|2019–||Forest Green Rovers||0||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:22, 18 June 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:29, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
He began his career at Conference National club Dartford, before gaining regular football and attracting interest from Football League clubs while on loan at Walton Casuals. Adams joined Norwich City in February 2016, and had loan spells at National League side Braintree Town and EFL League One club Shrewsbury Town.
Adams was born in Greenwich and attended The John Roan School. After playing his youth football at Orpington, he joined Dartford's youth ranks at the age of 15. He moved up to the Dartford Academy in August 2012.
On 26 April 2014, Adams made his Dartford debut with a 29-minute appearance in a 3–1 defeat to Nuneaton Town. Following his loan at Walton Casuals, he became a regular in the first team set-up and made 16 appearances during the 2015–16 season prior to his departure.
Walton Casuals (loan)
On 14 September 2014, he joined Isthmian Division One South club Walton Casuals on loan alongside Dartford teammates Kieran Scantlebury and Bode Anidugbe. He scored his first goal for the club in a 5–4 defeat to Whitstable Town the following month. Adams also scored in a 2–0 victory at home to Chipstead in March 2015.
On 1 February 2016, Adams joined Norwich City on an 18-month contract for an undisclosed fee, becoming Dartford's record sale. He immediately joined up with the Under-23s and made his youth team debut in a 7–0 defeat to a Manchester United team including Sergio Romero, Phil Jones and Memphis Depay.
Adams faced a tough start to life in the professional game with subsequent Premier League 2 appearances against Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. He finished the season with nine Premier League 2 appearances and one assist.
Adams scored his first goal for the club in November 2016, completing a 4–1 win over MK Dons in the EFL Trophy. On 6 March 2017, he scored his first goal of the Premier League 2 campaign with the winning strike in a 2–1 victory at Newcastle United.
Braintree Town (loan)
In December 2016, Adams moved to National League club Braintree Town on a one-month youth loan. On 17 December, he made his debut from the bench in a 1–1 draw at Gateshead. Completing a full 90 minutes in a 1–0 win at Boreham Wood three days later, Adams was dismissed in the 73rd minute of a 3–2 win over Dagenham & Redbridge. A three-game suspension meant he was unable to feature again during his loan.
Shrewsbury Town (loan)
On 26 June 2017, he joined League One side Shrewsbury Town on a six-month loan. After being named as an unused substitute on the opening day of the season, Adams' debut – a 2–1 EFL Cup exit against Nottingham Forest – proved to be his only defeat with the club. He made his league debut shortly after with an eight-minute appearance from the bench in a 1–0 victory at AFC Wimbledon. He made a further four league appearances all from the bench, although three came in injury time. Adams recorded just 20 minutes of league action during his time with the club, with his final league appearance coming in a 1–1 draw with Blackburn Rovers on 23 September.
Adams also made two appearances in the EFL Trophy, assisting Louis Dodds for the final goal in a 3–0 victory over West Bromwich Albion U23s on 3 October. The match proved to be his final appearance for the club. In his eight appearances for the club, Adams was involved in a single loss – a 2–1 EFL Cup exit against Nottingham Forest on his debut.
Leyton Orient (loan)
Forest Green Rovers
- As of 27 April 2019
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|2015–16||National League South||16||1||1||0||—||2[c]||0||19||1|
|Walton Casuals (loan)||2014–15||Isthmian Division One South||26||2||0||0||—||2[d]||0||28||2|
|Norwich City||2015–16||Premier League||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Norwich City total||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||1||1|
|Braintree Town (loan)||2016–17||National League||3||0||0||0||—||0||0||3||0|
|Shrewsbury Town (loan)||2017–18||League One||5||0||0||0||1||0||2[e]||0||8||0|
|Leyton Orient (loan)||2017–18||National League||16||0||0||0||0||0||4||1||20||1|
|Ebbsfleet United||2018–19||National League||37||0||1||0||0||0||1[f]||0||39||0|
|Ebbsfleet United total||37||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||39||0|
|Forest Green Rovers||2019–20||League Two||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Forest Green Rovers total||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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