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Elijah Adebayo
Elijah Adebayo
Fulham info
Full name Elijah Oluwaferanmi Adebayo
Date of birth 7 Jan 1998
Place of birth    England
Height 6ft 3in (1.90m)
Playing position Striker, Centre back
Current player? Correct
Number(s) worn 48 (2017-present)
Joined from n/a - 2006
League apps (gls) 0 (0)
All apps (gls) 0 (0)
Other clubs → Slough Town (loan) (2016) (from Fulham)
→ Bognor Regis (loan) (2017) (from Fulham)
→ Cheltenham Town (loan) (2018) (from Fulham)

Elijah Adebayo currently plays as a striker for the U23 squad. At a towering 6ft 3, Elijah started out life as a striker before his Fulham coaches converted him to a central defender. He broke into the U18 squad whilst still an U16 player in the 2013-14 season. He was converted back into a striker once again during the 2015-16 season.

Career Edit

Before Fulham Edit

Fulham (2006-present)Edit

Elijah joined the club as an 8-year-old and joined up with the Under-9 squad. He has progressed through all the age groups to the U23 squad, where he currently spends his playing time as of 2016-17.

He was part of the Dallas Cup squad which were runners-up in 2016, during which he scored a late winner in a 2-1 victory against the United States U20 team.

His first taste of first team football was handed to him as he was sent on loan to Slough Town, initially for one month on 27 October 2016. Only a few days later he had a debut to remember as he scored a hat-trick for the non-League side in an FA Trophy qualifying match against Bognor Regis. After an extension to the new year, he joined Bognor Regis on loan in January 2017.

He began 2017-18 strongly, scoring several goals for the U23 squad, before his first taste of the Football League came with a loan to League Two side Cheltenham Town in January 2018.

Fulham Statistics Edit

AppearancesEdit

U18 squadEdit

Season League FA Youth Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2013-14 12 1 2 0 14 1
2014-15 21 1 1 0 22 1
2015-16 24 3 1 0 25 3
Total 57 5 4 0 61 5

U19 squadEdit

Season Dallas Cup
Apps Goals
2015-16 5 2
Total 5 2

U21 squadEdit

Season League U21 PL Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2015-16 4 1 0 0 4 1
Total 4 1 0 0 4 1

U23 squadEdit

Season League Play-offs Premier League Cup EFL Trophy Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2016-17 13 0 1 0 5 2 - - 19 2
2017-18 6 3 - - - - 1 1 7 4
Total 19 3 1 0 5 2 1 1 26 6

Fulham MatchesEdit

U19 squadEdit

# Season Date Comp Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
12015-1620 Mar 2016DCHoffenheim U19NeutralDrew3-3Sub on 73'
22015-1621 Mar 2016DCUnited States U20NeutralWon2-1Sub on 64', Soccerball 86'
32015-1623 Mar 2016DCMonterrey U19NeutralDrew1-1Sub on 76'
42015-1625 Mar 2016DCFluminense U19NeutralWon3-2Sub on 82'
52015-1627 Mar 2016DCEverton U19NeutralLost1-2Sub on 62', Soccerball 84'

U21 squadEdit

# Season Date Comp Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
12015-1628 Jan 2016U21PRMAston Villa U21AwayLost0-1Sub on 83'
22015-164 Apr 2016U21PRMDerby U21HomeLost0-1Sub on 64'
32015-1613 Apr 2016U21PRMWolves U21AwayWon3-0Soccerball 25', Sub off 76'
42015-1618 Apr 2016U21PRMSwansea U21AwayLost0-3

U23 squadEdit

# Season Date Comp Opposition Venue Result Score Additional Information
12016-1715 Aug 2016PL2D2Blackburn U23HomeWon1-0Sub off 73'
22016-1722 Aug 2016PL2D2West Brom U23AwayLost2-1
32016-1726 Aug 2016PL2D2Brighton U23AwayLost0-1Yellow card 87'
42016-1712 Sept 2016PL2D2Aston Villa U23HomeWon3-0Sub off 62'
52016-1717 Sept 2016PL2D2Stoke U23AwayWon2-1Yellow card 83', Sub off 88'
62016-1726 Sept 2016PL2D2Norwich U23HomeLost0-1Sub off 65'
72016-1730 Sept 2016PLCMiddlesbrough U23HomeWon3-1
82016-1717 Oct 2016PL2D2Swansea U23AwayLost0-2
92016-177 Jan 2017PL2D2Stoke City U23HomeWon2-0
102016-1713 Feb 2017PLCAFC Wimbledon U23HomeWon2-0
112016-1720 Feb 2017PL2D2West Ham U23AwayLost0-2
122016-1724 Feb 2017PLCCharlton U23HomeWon4-2Soccerball 79'
132016-172 Mar 2017PLCAFC Wimbledon U23AwayWon2-0Soccerball 35', Yellow card 52'
142016-1713 Mar 2017PL2D2West Brom U23HomeDrew1-1
152016-1717 Mar 2017PLCNorwich U23AwayDrew5-5
162016-1710 Apr 2017PL2D2Newcastle U23AwayLost1-3
172016-1718 Apr 2017PL2D2Blackburn U23AwayLost2-3Sub off 76'
182016-1724 Apr 2017PL2D2Wolves U23HomeLost1-4Sub off 90+4'
192016-178 May 2017PONewcastle U23AwayLost0-2
202017-1811 Aug 2017PL2D2Middlesbrough U23HomeLost1-2Sub on 46'
212017-1816 Aug 2017LTPortsmouthAwayDrew3-3Soccerball 82'
222017-1821 Aug 2017PL2D2BrightonAwayLost2-4
232017-1826 Aug 2017PL2D2Aston Villa U23HomeLost2-3Soccerball 5'
242017-1811 Sept 2017PL2D2Reading U23AwayLost1-2Soccerball 49'
252017-1815 Sept 2017PL2D2West Brom U23HomeWon3-0Soccerball 75', Sub off 89'
262017-1825 Sept 2017PL2D2Blackburn U23AwayLost0-4Yellow card 74'
Fulham FC
Current U23 squad
GK T Ashby-Hammond GK M Norman GK Rodák DF Davies DF Fossey DF Jenz DF Opoku DF S Sessegnon MF Andrason MF de la Torre MF Edun MF Harris MF Käit MF Nabay MF O'Riley MF Thorsteinsson MF Williams FW Adebayo FW Elstone FW Humphrys FW Pearce
Manager
Flag of Scotland Peter Grant

External links and referencesEdit

Fulham FC
2013-14 U18 squad
GK Norman GK Rodak DF Adebayo DF Baba DF Burgess DF Donnelly DF Edun DF Sheckleford MF Elworthy MF Evans MF Hyndman MF Leacock-McLeod MF McDonald MF Nabay MF O'Halloran MF Roberts MF Sambou MF Smile FW Dembélé FW Humphrys FW Redford FW Williams
Manager
Flag of England Steve Wigley
Fulham FC
2014-15 U18 squad
GK Norman GK Soutter DF Adebayo DF Davies DF Edun DF Elworthy DF Fossey DF R Sessegnon DF Sheckleford DF Opoku MF Adeniran MF Buffonge MF de la Torre MF Dolan MF Käit MF Nabay MF Paton MF Shamsi MF Smile MF Thomas FW Humphrys FW Redford FW Walker
Manager
Flag of England Kevin Keen / Flag of England Vic Bettinelli

Template:2015-16 U18 squad Template:2016-17 U23 squad