Noor Husin

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Noor Husin
Noor Husin, Dartford F.C. footballer.jpg
Husin playing for Dartford in August 2021
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-03-03) 3 March 1997 (age 25)
Place of birth Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Southend United
Number 8
Youth career
0000–2015 Reading
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Reading 0 (0)
2015–2016Hemel Hempstead Town (loan) 7 (3)
2016–2018 Crystal Palace 0 (0)
2017Accrington Stanley (loan) 11 (1)
2018–2019 Notts County 26 (1)
2019–2020 Stevenage 10 (0)
2020–2022 Dartford 37 (5)
2022– Southend United 19 (2)
National team
2019– Afghanistan 14 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 22:10, 13 August 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:10, 20 November 2021 (UTC)

Noor Husin (Dari: نور حسین; born 3 March 1997) is an Afghan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Southend United.

Early and personal life[edit]

Husin was born in Mazar-i-Sharif. His family moved to England when he was aged 5, to escape war.[1] His father came to England first as a refugee, followed by the rest of the family, who settled in Croydon.[1]

Club career[edit]

Reading[edit]

He began playing football at Reading's academy.[1]

In mid October 2015, Husin joined Hemel Hempstead Town,[2] He made his competitive debut for Hemel Hempstead on 17 October 2015 in a 2–2 away draw with Dartford. He scored his first competitive goal in that game as well, scoring in the 41st minute.[3] He returned to Reading in early January 2016.[4] At the end of the 2015–16 season, Reading announced that Husin would leave the club.[5]

Crystal Palace[edit]

Following his release from Reading, Husin joined Crystal Palace in the summer of 2016.[6][7]

On 31 January 2017, Husin joined League Two side Accrington Stanley on loan for the remainder of the season,[8][9] scoring on his debut against Notts County on 4 February 2017.[10]

Notts County[edit]

On 12 January 2018, Husin joined League Two side Notts County from Crystal Palace on an 18-month contract.[11] He made his competitive debut for the club on 20 January 2018 in a 2–1 away defeat to Exeter City.[12] In doing so he became the first Afghan to play in the English Football League.[1]

On 3 February 2018, Husin scored his first goal for Notts County in a 4–1 win vs Crewe Alexandra.[13] He was released by Notts County at the end of the 2018–19 season.[14]

Stevenage[edit]

On 1 August 2019, Husin joined League Two side Stevenage on a free transfer.[15]

Dartford[edit]

On 22 February 2020, Husin joined Dartford.[16]

Southend United[edit]

On 21 January 2022, Husin joined National League side Southend United.[17]

Husin scored his first goal for Southend United on his third appearance in a 1–0 away win over Dover Athletic.

International career[edit]

Husin made his senior International debut for Afghanistan in December 2018.[1] He played his first FIFA-approved game for Afghanistan on 20 March 2019 in a friendly against Oman.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 13 August 2022[19]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Reading 2015–16 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead Town (loan) 2015–16 National League South 7 3 0 0 1[a] 0 8 3
Crystal Palace 2016–17[20] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18[21] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Accrington Stanley (loan) 2016–17[20] League Two 11 1 11 1
Notts County 2017–18[22] League Two 12 1 2 1 0 0 14 2
2018–19[23] League Two 14 0 0 0 1 0 3[b] 0 18 0
Total 26 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 32 2
Stevenage 2019–20[24] League Two 10 0 0 0 1 0 1[b] 0 12 0
Dartford 2019–20[24] National League South 4 1 4[c] 0 8 1
2020–21[25] National League South 15 1 1 0 1[d] 0 17 1
2021–22[26] National League South 18 3 3 1 4[e] 0 25 4
Total 37 5 4 1 0 0 9 0 50 6
Southend United 2021–22[27] National League 17 2 17 2
2022–23[28] National League 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 2
Career total 110 12 6 2 2 0 14 0 132 14
  1. ^ Appearance in the FA Trophy
  2. ^ a b Appearance(s) in EFL Trophy
  3. ^ Appearances in Kent Senior Cup, appearances in National League South Play-Offs
  4. ^ Appearance in FA Trophy
  5. ^ One appearance in Kent Senior Cup, three appearances in FA Trophy

International[edit]

As of 16 November 2021
Afghanistan
Year Apps Goals
2019 8 0
2020 0 0
2021 6 0
Total 14 0

Honours[edit]

Dartford

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Daniel Storey (22 January 2019). "Noor Husin: The Afghan refugee who became his country's first EFL player". BBC Sport. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Loan Report: October 30th". thetilehurstend.sbnation.com. The Tilehurst End. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Dartford vs. Hemel Hempstead – 17 October 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Zak Jules and Noor Husin have returned to their parent club Reading today". hemelfc.com. Hemel Hempstead Town. 5 January 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Trio set to depart Royals ranks". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Transfer Window Round-Up". Crystal Palace Official Site. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  7. ^ "New kid on the block Noor Husin targets Crystal Palace chance after getting bench time". Croydon Advertiser. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Husin signs on loan". Accrington Stanley Official Site. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Stanley swoop for Crystal Palace youngster Noor Husin". lancashiretelegraph.co.uk. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Accrington 2-0 Notts County". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Husin signs from Palace". Notts County Official Site. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Notts County vs. Exter City – 20 January 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Notts County 4-1 Crewe Alexandra". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Notts County: Jon Stead and David Vaughan among 12 released". BBC Sport. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  15. ^ "Noor Husin & Paul Taylor: Stevenage sign Afghanistan midfielder and free-agent forward". BBC Sport. 1 August 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  16. ^ "New Signing: Noor Husin". Dartford. 22 February 2020. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  17. ^ "BLUES SIGN NOOR HUSIN". Southend United. 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  18. ^ "Oman v Afghanistan game report by Worldfootball". Worldfootball. 20 March 2019.
  19. ^ "N.Husin". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  20. ^ a b "Games played by Noor Husin in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  21. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  22. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  23. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  24. ^ a b "Games played by Noor Husin in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  25. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  26. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2021/2022". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  27. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2021/2022". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  28. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2022/2023". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.

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