Alex Song

Profile Football Stars | Alex Song | Song was called-up for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and was the only Cameroonian named in the Team of the Tournament. Known for his colorful hair dye, Song also possesses a French passport. Song was born in Douala, Cameroon and lost his father at the age of three. Song joined the Bastia youth team in 2003-04 and became a part of the first team the following season with 31 appearances. Bastia were playing in French Ligue 1 during the time Alex Song had a stint there. Song was Noted for his high versatility  While playing for Bastia, he was selected as a part of French U-16 football team. He later chose to represent Cameroon his country of birth. During his time at Bastia, he attracted attention from numerous clubs, Including Inter , Juventus , Manchester United , Lyon, and Middlesbrough . During his time at Bastia Song made a total of 32 league appearances. Song impressed Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger as a trialist during Arsenal's p

Adam Johnson

Profile Football Stars | Adam Johnson | Johnson played for Cleveland Juniors Football Club and Attended Easington Comprehensive School. He played 119 games for Middlesbrough, having also played on loan with Leeds United and Watford. Adam Johnson is an English footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester City as a winger. A product of the Middlesbrough youth academy, he came to prominence after making his debut aged 17 in a UEFA Cup game. He has played at Various Levels for England, and won nine caps at senior level. Upon seeing Johnson score two goals at Wembley a seven-a-side match school, Johnny Haynes remarked, "You're a great little player.

Johnson's first goal for Middlesbrough came in a midweek Premier League game against Bolton Wanderers on 3 May 2006. After playing four games during his month-long loan spell, Johnson returned to Middlesbrough as Leeds chose not to extend his loan.

After scoring in two 3-0 wins against Internazionale and League of Ireland XI in the pre-season Super Cup Dublin, he started in Manchester City's first Premier League game of the season against Swansea City, getting an assist as his shot was saved by Michel Vorm and the rebounds scored by Edin Dzeko. City went on to win the game 4-0. He scored his first goal of the season during a 4-0 win against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park, curling a shot into the top corner to the make the score 1-0 at the time.

On 26 October 2011, he scored and got an assist in a 5-2 League Cup win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. Three days later, he scored against Wolves again, this time in a 3-1 home league win. In the next round, he assisted the only goal of the game, playing a through-ball for Sergio Aguero to score, in a 1-0 win away at Arsenal. He came on as a late sub in a 5-1 home win over Norwich City and scored his fifth goal of the season. His sixth goal of the season in a 3-0 win came against Stoke City on 21 December.

In May, Capello named Johnson in his preliminary 30-man World Cup squad. On 1 June 2010, Capello Announced his final 23-man team and Johnson failed to the make the cut. On 11 August 2010, Johnson started his first game for England against Hungary at Wembley and played the entire game. He scored his first international goal on 3 September 2010 against Bulgaria in a Euro 2012 qualifier, the which England won 4-0. He scored his second international goal against Switzerland in a 3-1 win after coming on as an early substitute for the injured Theo Walcott.

Personal information
Full name Adam Johnson
Date of birth 14 July 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger

Club information
Current club Manchester City
Number 11

Youth career
1997-1999 Newcastle United
Middlesbrough 1999-2004

Senior career
years Team
Middlesbrough 2004-2010 96 (13)
2006 Leeds United (loan) 5 (0)
2007 Watford (loan) 12 (5)
2010 - Manchester City 65 (10)

National team
2006-2007 England U19 3 (0)
2007-2009 England U21 19 (4)
2010 - England 9 (2)


     FA Youth Cup winners: 2003-04

Manchester City
     FA Cup (1): 2010-11

     UEFA European Under-21 Championship Runner-Up: 2009


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