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Abdoulaye Diagne Faye
Abdoulaye Diagne Faye

United Kingdom

Abdoulaye Diagne Faye born February 26, 1978 in Dakar, is a Senegalese professional footballer.


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Created: 9th Jun 2008
Modified: 9th Jun 2008
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Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Sport
Employer:
Bolton Wanderers
Position:
Defender
Working primarily in:
United Kingdom

Description of Work:
Faye plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-back, currently at Newcastle United in the English Premier League. Faye joined the club from Bolton Wanderers on transfer deadline day on 31 August 2007, although the transfer wasn't confirmed until 1 September. plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-back, currently at Newcastle United in the English Premier League. Faye joined the club from Bolton Wanderers on transfer deadline day on 31 August 2007, although the transfer wasn't confirmed until 1 September. On August 15, 2007, there were stories in several newspapers stating that Faye would be moving to Newcastle United for around £2m to join up with former Manager Sam Allardyce. On 30 August Allardyce admitted that Faye was currently having a medical but yet to finish off the minor details of the deal with Bolton. The transfer was completed in the final moments of transfer deadline day on 31 August 2007. Faye signed a 3 Year contract at Newcastle United. Faye was presented to the Newcastle fans at half-time during the home game against Wigan Athletic on September 1st. On February 24, 2008, Faye scored his first goal for Newcastle during the 5-1 defeat at home to Manchester United.
Biographical Information
Abdoulaye Diagne Faye
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Feb/26/1978
Gender: male
Interests: Art, Music, Fashion, Sport
Place of Origin: Senegal
Faye began his career at Senegalese club ASEC Ndiambour, before leaving the then top-three team to go to Jeanne d'Arc in Senegal. He then went on to join Lens in July 2002, integrating into a squad which at that time included fellow Senegalese Papa Bouba Diop, currently a member of the Premier League team Portsmouth. Faye has made fourteen appearances for Senegal, scoring one goal, and featured in the UEFA Cup of 2006-7. (source wikipedia)


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