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Tariqe Fosu
Personal information
Full name Tariqe Kumahl Malachi Akwesi Fosu-Henry[1]
Date of birth (1995-11-05) 5 November 1995 (age 23)[2]
Place of birth Wandsworth, England
Playing position Midfielder
Winger
Club information
Current team
Oxford United
Youth career
2004–2014 Reading
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Reading 1 (0)
2015–2016Fleetwood Town (loan) 6 (1)
2016Accrington Stanley (loan) 8 (3)
2016–2017Colchester United (loan) 33 (5)
2017–2019 Charlton Athletic 57 (11)
2019– Oxford United 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:30, 31 March 2019 (UTC)

Tariqe Kumahl Malachi Akwesi Fosu-Henry (born 5 November 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Oxford United.

Career[edit]

Reading[edit]

Fosu made his debut for Reading coming on as a 30th-minute substitute for Jack Stacey in their 3–0 Championship victory over Derby County on 2 May 2015.[3] Fosu signed a new two-year contract with Reading on 26 June 2015.[4]

Fleetwood Town loan[edit]

On 11 November 2015, Fosu moved to League One side Fleetwood Town on loan until 2 January 2016.[5] He made his debut on 14 November 2015 when he came on as a 66th minute substitution for Tyler Hornby-Forbes in their 2–1 loss at Peterborough United. He scored his first senior goal on 21 November 2015 in their 5–1 win over Swindon Town.

Accrington Stanley loan[edit]

On 24 March 2016, Fosu joined Accrington Stanley on loan for the remainder of the 2015–16 season.[6] Fosu was named League Two's player of the month for April.[7]

Colchester United loan[edit]

On 31 August 2016, Fosu joined Colchester United on loan until 7 January 2017.[8] He scored his first goal for Colchester in a 1–1 draw with Barnet on 17 September 2016.[9] His loan deal was extended until the end of the season on 12 January 2017.[10] He was named in the EFL 'Team of the Week' after playing a part in two of Colchester's goals during a 4–0 home win against Stevenage on 8 April in a Man of the Match performance.[11] He ended his loan spell with six goals in 34 appearances for Colchester.[12]

Charlton Athletic[edit]

On 19 June 2017, Fosu joined Charlton Athletic on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.[13] His first goal for the club came in a 4–3 win over Oldham Athletic on 2 September 2017.[14] He recorded a perfect hat-trick (scoring with his right foot, left foot and head) against Fleetwood Town on 30 September 2017.[15]

He was offered a new contract by Charlton at the end of the 2018–19 season.[16]

Oxford United[edit]

On 1 July 2019, Fosu joined Oxford United.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Fosu is of Ghanaian descent.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 30 March 2019 [19]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Reading 2014–15[20] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015–16[21] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17[12] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Fleetwood Town (loan) 2015–16[21] League One 6 1 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 7 1
Total 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
Accrington Stanley (loan) 2015–16[21] League Two 8 3 0 0 0 0 1[b] 0 9 3
Total 8 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 3
Colchester United (loan) 2016–17[12] League Two 33 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 34 6
Total 33 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 34 6
Charlton Athletic 2017–18[22] League One 30 9 1 0 1 0 3[c] 0 35 9
2018–19[23] 27 2 2 0 0 0 1[d] 0 30 2
Total 57 11 3 0 1 0 4 0 65 11
Oxford United 2019–20[24] League One 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 105 20 4 1 1 0 6 0 116 21
  1. ^ One appearance in the Football League Trophy
  2. ^ One appearance in the League Two play-offs
  3. ^ One appearance in the EFL Trophy and two in the League One play-offs
  4. ^ One appearance in the EFL Trophy

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Reading

Charlton Athletic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clubs submit retained and released lists". The Premier League. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Tariqe Fosu". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  3. ^ "How Fosu set an Academy record". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Reading will begin the 2015/16 Championship season with a trip to Birmingham City on the weekend of August 8th". Reading F.C. 17 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Fosu loaned to Fleetwood". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 11 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Stacey joins Cumbrians; Fosu heads to Accrington". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 24 March 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Accrington Stanley's Tariqe Fosu has been named the Sky Bet League 2 Player of the Month for April". football-league.co.uk. Football League. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Fosu joins Colchester on loan". readingfc.co.uk. Reading F.C. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Barnet 1-1 Colchester". BBC Sport. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Fosu Extends U's Loan". cu-fc.com. Colchester United F.C. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  11. ^ Butcher, Alex (10 April 2017). "Sky Bet EFL: Team of the Week". EFL. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  12. ^ a b c "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  13. ^ "DONE DEAL: Charlton sign highly-rated attacker Tariqe Fosu from Reading". www.cafc.co.uk. Charlton Athletic F.C. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Oldham 3-4 Charlton". BBC. 2 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Ezri Konsa delighted for hat-trick hero Tariqe Fosu following Fleetwood victory". Charlton Athletic F.C. 30 September 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  16. ^ "Charlton Athletic offer Patrick Bauer and Joe Aribo new contracts". BBC Sport. 30 May 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Tariqe Fosu Joins Oxford United". Oxford United F.C. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Ghanaian starlet Tarique Fosu makes Reading Academy record after senior team debut - GHANAsoccernet.com". social_image.
  19. ^ Tariqe Fosu at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  20. ^ "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  21. ^ a b c "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  22. ^ "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  23. ^ "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  24. ^ "Games played by Tariqe Fosu in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  25. ^ "Reading turn tables on Man City to lift U21 PL Cup". premierleague.com. Premier League. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  26. ^ Law, James (26 May 2019). "Charlton Athletic 2–1 Sunderland". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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