Alan Power

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Alan Power
Personal information
Full name Alan Thomas Daniel Power[1]
Date of birth (1988-01-25) 25 January 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lincoln City
Number 8
Youth career
Belvedere [2]
0000–2006 Nottingham Forest
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
2007–2008 Grays Athletic (loan) 6 (2)
2008–2010 Hartlepool United 6 (0)
2010–2011 Rushden & Diamonds 41 (3)
2011– Lincoln City 213 (29)
National team
2004–2005 Republic of Ireland U17 4 (0)
2006 Republic of Ireland U18 2 (0)
2006–2007 Republic of Ireland U19 9 (0)
2007 Republic of Ireland U21 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:46, 21 January 2015 (UTC).


Alan Thomas Daniel Power (born 23 January 1988) is an Irish footballer who plays for Lincoln City as a midfielder. He has previously played for Nottingham Forest, Grays Athletic, Hartlepool United and Rushden & Diamonds.

Club career[edit]

Born in Dublin, Power started his career with Nottingham Forest. Manager Colin Calderwood's placed him on the first-team bench a couple of times towards the end of the 2006–07 campaign.[clarification needed] Power made his first full start against Peterborough United in the Football League Trophy on 4 September 2007.

Power signed for Grays Athletic on a three-month loan deal on 22 November 2007, he returned to Forest having played in five Conference National games and three FA Trophy games, scoring once.[3] He was recalled by Forest in February 2008.[4]

In June 2008, Power signed for League One outfit Hartlepool United and he made his league debut coming on as a substitute in the home defeat to Stockport County on 23 August 2008.

In June 2010 it was announced he would join Rushden & Diamonds on 1 July 2010 following the expiry of his Hartlepool contract.[5] He was released by Rushden in May 2011.[6][7]

On 6 July 2011, Power signed a one-year contract with Lincoln City.[8] On 24 May 2013, Power signed a new two-year contract with the club.[9] Power was also named as club captain.[10] On 21 May 2015 he agreed a new two year contact at Lincoln City keeping him at Sincil Bank until the 2016–17 season.

International career[edit]

He has represented the Republic of Ireland at youth international level and was called into the Irish Under-21 squad in October 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/07/2010 and 31/07/2010" (PDF). The Football Association. Retrieved 20 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "International Roll Of Honour". www.belvederefc.com. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Player Signings". graysathletic.co.uk. Grays Athletic F.C. 22 November 2007. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Power Back to Forest". graysathletic.co.uk. Grays Athletic F.C. 5 February 2008. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. 
  5. ^ "Diamonds sign Alan Power". thediamondsfc.com. Rushden & Diamonds F.C. 10 June 2010. Archived from the original on 26 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "We Have The Power!". redimps.co.uk. Lincoln City F.C. 6 July 2011. Archived from the original on 11 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Alan Power". thediamondsfc.com. Rushden & Diamonds F.C. 17 June 2011. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Lincoln City sign ex-Diamonds Alan Power and Sam Smith". BBC Sport. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "We've got the power". redimps.co.uk. Lincoln City F.C. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "Alan Power: Lincoln City will benefit from consistency". BBC Sport. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 

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