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Alfie Ben May (born 2 July 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays for Doncaster Rovers, as a striker.

Alfie May
Personal information
Full name Alfie Ben May[1]
Date of birth (1993-07-02) 2 July 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Gravesend, England
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Doncaster Rovers
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Billericay Town 2 (0)
2013 Corinthian
2013–2014 Chatham Town
2014Bromley (dual registration) 0 (0)
2014 VCD Athletic
2014 Erith & Belvedere
2014 Farnborough 2 (0)
2014–2015 Erith & Belvedere
2015–2017 Hythe Town
2017– Doncaster Rovers 77 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:41, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Born in Gravesend,[2] May began his career with Billericay Town.[3] He then played for Corinthian and Chatham Town,[4] before joining Bromley on a dual-registration basis in January 2014.[5] After a spell with VCD Athletic,[4] May signed for Erith & Belvedere in August 2014.[6] After a trial at League One club Crewe Alexandra in September 2014,[7] May signed for Farnborough in October 2014.[4][8] He left the club after just two weeks.[9] After returning to previous club Erith & Belvedere, he moved to Hythe Town in October 2015.[10][11] in September 2016 his manager said he was good enough to play in the Football League,[12] and he had a trial with League Two club Stevenage in October 2016.[13]

After the club made an approach for him,[14] May turned professional with Doncaster Rovers (also in League Two) in January 2017, signing a two-and-a-half year contract.[15] He scored his first professional goal on 18 February 2017, in a 1–1 home draw with Luton Town.[16]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 17 May 2019
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Doncaster Rovers 2016–17[17] League Two 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 3
2017–18[18] League One 27 4 1 0 3 2 0 0 31 6
2018–19[19] League One 34 2 6 4 2 1 5 4 47 11
Career total 77 9 7 4 5 3 5 4 94 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.efl.com/siteassets/efl-documents/efl-released-and-retained-list---2016-17.pdf
  2. ^ a b "Profile". FootballDatabase. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  3. ^ Alfie May at Soccerway. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Twenty-five goal striker Alfie May signs for Conference South Farnborough". Kentish Football. 10 October 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  5. ^ Craig Tucker (14 January 2014). "Chatham striker Alfie May's deal with Skrill South side Bromley includes dual registration agreement". Kent Online. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  6. ^ Luke Cawdell (1 August 2014). "Chatham Town manager Kevin Watson has a striker's place to fill following the departure of Alfie May". Kent Online. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  7. ^ Rich Sharp (26 September 2014). "Crewe Alexandra: 22-goal striker on trial with the Alex". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  8. ^ David Stubbings (10 October 2014). "Farnborough FC boss Spencer Day reinforces front line with triple signing". Get Hampshire. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  9. ^ Jon Couch (29 October 2014). "Farnborough FC pull off big transfer coup by signing striker Louie Theophanous from Conference South rivals Staines Town". Get Hampshire. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Alfie May is one of eight new signings for Hythe Town as seven are shown the door". Kentish Football. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Cannons Announce Eight New Signings!". Hythe Town F.C. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  12. ^ Alex Hoad (14 September 2016). "Hythe Town manager Clive Cook says Alfie May is good enough to play in the Football League". Kent Online. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  13. ^ Sam Inkersole (21 October 2016). "Hythe Town hitman Alfie May handed Stevenage trial". Kent Live. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Hythe Town boss impressed by respectful Doncaster Rovers - with possible friendly on the cards". Kent Live. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  15. ^ "Doncaster Rovers: Club extend Jordan Houghton loan deal and sign Alfie May". BBC Sport. 1 January 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  16. ^ Ed White (18 February 2017). "Doncaster Rovers 1 Luton Town 1: Alfie May delighted with emotional first professional goal". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Alfie May in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  18. ^ "Games played by Alfie May in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  19. ^ "Games played by Alfie May in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 August 2018.