Muhammadu Faal

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Muhammadu Faal
Personal information
Full name Muhammadu Mustapha Faal[1]
Date of birth (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Hackney, England
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Bolton Wanderers
Number 19
Youth career
Ryan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 L'Aquila 8 (0)
2017 → San Gregorio (loan)
2017 Waltham Forest 1 (0)
2017–2018 Dulwich Hamlet 16 (0)
2018Kingstonian (loan) 8 (7)
2018 Kingstonian 9 (2)
2018–2020 Enfield Town 23 (20)
2020– Bolton Wanderers 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:00, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

Muhammadu Mustapha Faal (born 1 July 1997) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Bolton Wanderers.

Career[edit]

Faal began his career in the youth team at Chingford-based Ryan before joining L'Aquila in the 2015–16 season,[2] making his debut on the final day of the regular league season against Lupa Roma. He played seven times in Serie D[3] the following season, and also played in the Promozione on loan at San Gregorio before returning to England and joining Waltham Forest at the start of the 2017–18 season. After only one game, he joined Dulwich Hamlet,[4] where he played 24 times in all competitions without scoring.[5] Faal joined Kingstonian on loan in March 2018[6] where he scored seven times in eight games.[7] The loan was made permanent at the end of the season. Faal joined Enfield Town in December 2018. After only five apperances in the remainder of the 2018–19 season, he went on trial at Dumbarton[8] before returning to North London and scoring 24 goals in 25 games in all competitions in the first half of the 2019–20 season before joining Bolton Wanderers on an 18-month contract on 6 January 2020.[9][10] He made his debut on 11 January in a 0–2 defeat against Rochdale, coming on as a substitute for Sonny Graham in the 66th minute.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Faal is the cousin of England international Joe Gomez.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 14 January 2020
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
L'Aquila 2015–16[3] Lega Pro Girone B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17[3] Serie D Girone G 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Total 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Waltham Forest 2017–18[4] Essex Senior League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Dulwich Hamlet 2017–18[5] Isthmian League Premier Division 16 0 2 0 6[a] 0 24 0
Kingstonian (loan) 2017–18[7] Isthmian League Premier Division 8 7 0 0 0 0 8 7
Kingstonian 2018–19[7] Isthmian League Premier Division 9 2 1 0 4[b] 1 14 3
Enfield Town 2018–19[13] Isthmian League Premier Division 5 3 0 0 0 0 5 3
2019–20[14] Isthmian League Premier Division 18 17 2 3 5[c] 4 25 24
Total 23 20 2 3 0 0 5 4 30 27
Bolton Wanderers 2019–20[15] League One 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 67 29 5 3 0 0 15 5 87 37
Notes
  1. ^ Two apperances in FA Trophy, four appearances in Alan Turvey Trophy.
  2. ^ Two appearances in FA Trophy, one apperance in Alan Turvey Trophy, one appearance and one goal in Surrey Senior Cup.
  3. ^ Five apperances and four goals in FA Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier Division Goal scorers - The BetVictor Isthmian League". www.betvictoristhmian.co.uk.
  2. ^ "Muhammadu Faal interview". Kingstonian FC.
  3. ^ a b c "Faal Muhammadu - Bolton Wanderers  - Stats - titles won". www.footballdatabase.eu.
  4. ^ a b "Muhammadu Faal – Walthamstow Football Club".
  5. ^ a b "Dulwich Hamlet | Appearances | Muhammadu Faal | 2017-2018 | Football Web Pages". www.footballwebpages.co.uk.
  6. ^ Cawley, Richard. "Dulwich Hamlet striker is on the move".
  7. ^ a b c "Kingstonian | Appearances | Muhammadu Faal | 2017-2018 | Football Web Pages". www.footballwebpages.co.uk.
  8. ^ "Dumbarton boss looking to add a further five new faces before Betfred Cup". Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter.
  9. ^ "Faal Signs For Wanderers". www.bwfc.co.uk.
  10. ^ "Bolton Wanderers sign Muhammadu Faal as Man Utd's Ethan Hamilton joins on loan". 6 January 2020 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  11. ^ "Rochdale 2-0 Bolton Wanderers". 11 January 2020 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  12. ^ Owen, Danny (4 December 2019). "Report: Crystal Palace, Watford and Norwich want 18-goal Muhammadu Faal". HITC.
  13. ^ "StackPath". www.enfieldtownfootballclub.co.uk.
  14. ^ "StackPath". www.enfieldtownfootballclub.co.uk.
  15. ^ "Games played by Muhammadu Faal in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

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