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Full name  Jamil Buba Adam
2007–2008  Barnsley
Position  Forward
0000–2007  Manchester City
Height  1.78 m

Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Bolton, England
Name  Jamil Adam
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Date of birth  (1991-06-05) 5 June 1991 (age 24)
Number  17 (Barnsley F.C. / Forward)

Current team  Flint Town United F.C.

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Jamil Buba Adam (born 5 June 1991 in Bolton) is an English footballer of Nigerian and Irish descent who plays as a striker for Flint Town United, having previously played for Championship side Barnsley.



Adam began his youth career with Premiership side Manchester City where he won the club's 2008 Academy Player of the Year. After leaving City, Jamil joined Championship side Barnsley and made his debut in the final game of the 2007–08 season against Cardiff City. Next season, Adam bagged a brace in the first friendly match in the 4–1 win at Buxton and the following day, he scored against Glossop Town for Barnsley.

At the end of the 2009–10 season, Jamil was named Barnsley's Young Player of the Year.

On 12 January 2011, Adam left Barnsley by mutual consent after making one league appearance for The Tykes and also making a brief substitute appearance in the F.A. Cup against West Ham.

International career

Adam is eligible to play for England, Nigeria, or Ireland. He has previously been called up to Nigeria underage sides but has since made his debut for the Republic of Ireland Under-19 side and played in the UEFA Championship first qualifying stage in San Marino in November 2009 where he scored in a 5–0 victory. He scored his second goal for the U19 side in a 4–2 win over Poland Under-19s.

Jamil also represented the Republic of Under-19 side in the Clarion Hotels U19 Four Nations Tournament where he made two substitute appearances against Turkey Under-19s and Holland Under-19s.

In Popular culture

Jamil is known by players of the popular football management simulation game Football Manager for being an excellent lower-league goal scorer.


Manchester City

2008 Young Player of the Year


2010 Young Player of the Year


Jamil Adam Wikipedia

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