Noor Husin

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Noor Husin
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-03-03) 3 March 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dartford
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– Dartford 19 (2)
National team
2019– Afghanistan 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:10, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:10, 22 February 2020 (UTC)

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

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]

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.[17]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 9 January 2021[18]
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
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[19] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Accrington Stanley (loan) 2016–17[19] League Two 11 1 11 1
Notts County 2017–18[20] League Two 12 1 2 1 0 0 14 2
2018–19[21] 14 0 0 0 1 0 3[b] 0 18 0
Notts County total 26 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 32 2
Stevenage 2019–20[22] League Two 10 0 0 0 1 0 1[b] 0 12 0
Dartford 2019–20[22] National League South 4 1 4[c][d] 0 8 1
2020–21[23] National League South 15 1 1 0 1[a] 0 17 1
Dartford total 19 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 25 2
Career total 72 7 3 1 2 0 10 0 87 8
  1. ^ a b Appearance in the FA Trophy
  2. ^ a b Appearance in the EFL Trophy
  3. ^ Appearance(s) in Kent Senior Cup
  4. ^ Appearance(s) in National League South Play-Offs

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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Loan Report: October 30th". thetilehurstend.sbnation.com. The Tilehurst End. Retrieved 10 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Dartford vs. Hemel Hempstead – 17 October 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Trio set to depart Royals ranks". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Transfer Window Round-Up". Crystal Palace Official Site. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "New kid on the block Noor Husin targets Crystal Palace chance after getting bench time". Croydon Advertiser. Retrieved 5 February 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Husin signs on loan". Accrington Stanley Official Site. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Stanley swoop for Crystal Palace youngster Noor Husin". lancashiretelegraph.co.uk. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Accrington 2-0 Notts County". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 February 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Husin signs from Palace". Notts County Official Site. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Notts County vs. Exter City – 20 January 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Notts County 4-1 Crewe Alexandra". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Notts County: Jon Stead and David Vaughan among 12 released". BBC Sport. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Noor Husin & Paul Taylor: Stevenage sign Afghanistan midfielder and free-agent forward". BBC Sport. 1 August 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "New Signing: Noor Husin". Dartford. 22 February 2020. Retrieved 22 February 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Oman v Afghanistan game report by Worldfootball". Worldfootball. 20 March 2019.
  18. ^ "N.Husin". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ a b "Games played by Noor Husin in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  20. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  21. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  22. ^ a b "Games played by Noor Husin in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  23. ^ "Games played by Noor Husin in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 24 April 2018.

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