Tayo Edun

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Tayo Edun
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Tayo Edun on his Ipswich Town debut in 2018
Personal information
Full name Adetayo Oluwatosin Olusegun Edun[1]
Date of birth (1998-05-14) 14 May 1998 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Islington, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.77 m)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ipswich Town
(on loan from Fulham)
Number 25
Youth career
0000–2016 Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Fulham 2 (0)
2018–Ipswich Town (loan) 1 (1)
National team
2014–2015 England U17 10 (0)
2015–2016 England U18 3 (0)
2016–2017 England U19 14 (1)
2017– England U20 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:24, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:24, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Adetayo Oluwatosin Olusegun Edun (born 14 May 1998) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ipswich Town on loan from Fulham.

Early life[edit]

Edun was born in Islington, London and attended Enfield Grammar School.

Club career[edit]

Fulham[edit]

On 9 August 2016, Edun made his professional debut in a League Cup match against Leyton Orient.[3]

Ipswich Town[edit]

On 3 August 2018, Edun, sign for Ipswich Town on a season-loan from Fulham [4].

International career[edit]

Edun was born in England and is of St Vincent and Nigerian descent.[5] He has represented England at Under 17, Under 18, Under 19 and Under 20 level.[6][7]

Edun was selected to represent England under-17 at the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship[8] and 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[9]

Edun was included in the England under-19 squad for the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.[10] He was sent off in the final after receiving two yellow cards, however England held on to defeat Portugal.[11] Edun was subsequently included in the team of the tournament.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 25 November 2017
Club Season League National Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fulham 2016–17 Championship 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
2017–18 Championship 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
Career total 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 7 0

Honours[edit]

England U19

Individual

  • UEFA European Under-19 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2017[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club list of registered players: As at 19th May 2018: Fulham" (PDF). English Football League. p. 16. Retrieved 17 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Tayo Edun". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 27 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Leyton Orient 2-3 Fulham". BBC Sport. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45061774
  5. ^ "Ike Ugbo strikes twice for England ahead U17 World Cup". African Football. 8 October 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "Edun's England Call". Fulham FC official site. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Profile". The Football Association. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  8. ^ "John Peacock names his England Under-17s Group". The Football Association. 22 April 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  9. ^ "FIFA Under-17s World Cup squad announced by Neil Dewsnip". The Football Association. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "Young Lions squad for U19 Euro". The Football Association. 26 June 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  11. ^ a b "European Under-19 Championship: England beat Portugal in final". BBC Sport. 15 July 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017. 
  12. ^ a b "Technical Report - Team of the Tournament". UEFA.com. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 

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