Adnan Farooq Ahmed
: ; born 7 June 1984) is a professional footballer
, currently a free agent. Ahmed is a British Asian of Pakistani descent
. Because of his Pakistani parentage he is eligible to represent Pakistan
at an international level.
Starting his career at Huddersfield Town
in 2004, after three years he transferred to Tranmere Rovers
. After a two year spell which included loans to Mansfield Town
and Port Vale
, he signed with Hungarian club Ferencvárosi TC
in 2009. A year later he moved to Iran to spend a brief period at F.C. Aboomoslem
Ahmed was born in Burnley
and lived in Barnoldswick
during his early life, attending Moorland School
Initially part of Bury
youth academy, as well as a two year stint at Manchester United Academy
afterwards, Ahmed chose to join Huddersfield Town
where he turned professional.
Despite making a few appearances for the club in league and cup competitions since turning professional, Ahmed's career has been hampered by persistent injury troubles.
Ahmed has the unfortunate distinction of being the very first player to be sent off at the Keepmoat Stadium
, the new home of Doncaster Rovers
. He was shown the red card for a two footed challenge on Rovers' Mark McCammon
, the scorer of the very first goal in the stadium during Huddersfield's 3-0 defeat on 1 January 2007.
In January 2007, Ahmed went to Lincoln City
, who had shown an... Read More