Ade Azeez
Ade Azeez
Ade Azeez
● Ade Azeez, 2016 (SC)

born in England

Adebayo Linford Kazim Azeez was born on Saturday, 8th January, 1994, in London.

The 6' 0 (12st 11lbs) forward signed for Alan Archibald's Thistle on Friday, 1st July, 2016, having most recently been with Wimbledon.

Aged 22, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 2nd July, 2016, in a 4-0 friendly defeat away to Bath City.

Ade scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 26th July, 2016, in a 4-1 win away to Stenhousemuir in a League Cup group stage match.

He scored the last of his 4 goals on Wednesday, 5th April, 2017, in a 1-1 draw away to Celtic in the SPFL Premiership.

He played his last game for the club on Sunday, 21st May, 2017, in a 6-0 defeat at home to Aberdeen in the SPFL Premiership, having appeared as a Jag on 50 occasions.

At August, 2022, Ade's club-list included Charlton Athletic, Wycombe Wanderers, Leyton Orient, Torquay United, Dagenham & Redbridge, Wimbledon, Partick Thistle, Cambridge United, Dover Athletic, Newport County, Dartford and Welling United.

Bio Extra

Azeez was born in Sidcup, and attended Coopers Technology College in Chislehurst both in South East London. As a youngster he was a promising gymnast, and trained at Bromley Valley Gymnastics Centre before leaving to concentrate on football. He moved to his local club, Rivercray and it was from here that he was spotted as a talent by Charlton Athletic and signed a scholarships in 2010. Azeez is of Nigerian descent. Ade Azeez has a son named Ade Junior, aged 4 years old with his partner who he met when they were both 15 years old. He began his career with Charlton Athletic, spending time on loan to Wycombe Wanderers, Leyton Orient, Torquay United and Dagenham & Redbridge before being released in 2014. He then played for AFC Wimbledon, making 85 appearances, before signing for Partick Thistle in 2016. Scored a memorable goal for Thistle at Celtic Park and really should have added a second to beat them, but 1-1 was a fine result nonetheless. Played in all 46 competitive matches for Thistle during 2016-17, a fine achievement. His hold up play had worth, but his finishing let him down time and time again. He has represented the England under-19 team.

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