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    Adam James Armstrong

    Surname Armstrong
    Forename(s) Adam James
    Position(s) Striker
    Attributes

    5'8”  10st.12lb.
    b. Chapel House, Newcastle 10 February 1997
     

    Career

    Debut 13 January 2018 (20y 337d) Final Game 5 May 2018 (21 y 84d)
    First goal 10 February 2018 Final Goal 2 April 2018
    CAREER;Newcastle United Jul'13 [1+16];Coventry City Jul'15-Jun'16 (loan) [38+2-20];Barnsley Aug'16-May'17 (loan) [21+13-6];Bolton Wanderers Jul'17-Jan'18 (loan) [14+6-1].Blackburn Rovers Jan'18 (loan).Aug'18 (£1,750,000)
    SQUAD NUMBER 18 Jan'18 -7 Aug'18
     

    Playing Statistics

    FL        48 + 17 apps     14 gls     - 17wdn                     17 ns
    FAC       2 apps                 1 gl      - 2wdn
    FLC        2 apps                 3gls      -1 wdn
    Total       52 + 17 apps  18 gls     - 20 wdn   +421m  - 334m   17 ns (3 gls as sub)
    Penalty record T 1 Sc 1
    Strike rate 265m
     

    Summary

    A lightning fast striker who had worked his way through the national age groups he was loaned about by Newcastle to enable him to mature. A huge success at Coventry he was glad to re-unite with Tony Mowbray at the Rovers after having a frustrating start to the season at Bolton. Utilised wide on the left it was  not the career path intended for him by his club and so he was recalled in the hope that another club might utilise him in a more prescribed manner. He initially proved a scoring sensation with the Rovers displaying remarkable  aplomb in front of goal although his prolificacy waned towards the end of the season and did not re-emerge during the following one. His position remains  an enigma as he continues to be employed in a wide position rather than his preferred central one.

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