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  YAKUBU, Ismail
Born In Kano (Nigeria) On 08/04/1985  England
Player

In a division where players don't really stay at clubs for a long period of time, Ismail Yakubu is something of a rarity. He started with the club aged eleven with the old youth setup and made his first team debut in the 2001/2002 season against Non-League minnows Stevenage Borough. He has been part of the team ever since and while his performances have continued to peak and trough all throughout this long spell, there is no doubting his defensive ability. That said, he hasn't always been in defence. In his long time here, he has played all across midfield and defence. The only positions he hasn't played are up front and in goal!

There has always been a question mark over Yaks' distribution however, but he is a physically strong player and can stand up well against the big strikers. For a big lad he is still pretty pacy as well. As mentioned, he has had iffy moments for a prolonged number of games in the past, but the signing of Gary Breen worked wonders for him. You could see the benefit of an old experienced head from the outset and he is currently doing very well in the heart of defence.

Ismail also tends to chip in with a number of goals each season as well. He has scored seventeen goals for Barnet, not bad for a defender. The best one was undoubtedly in 2002/2003 at Farnborough where he curled in an absolute beauty from the edge of the box. He must be due a testimonial soon?

Goal Map (only available from 2002/2003 onwards)
Total Goals:  20
SHOTS 5
       
   
 
 




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SIX YARD BOX
 
PENALTY SPOT
0
  14
IN THE AREA
  OUTSIDE THE BOX1
HEADERS 15
PENALTIES 0
FREE KICKS 0


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Appearance data starting at the beginning of 1996/1997, for now...


First App  ScoreGls
The ChavsA25/03/2002 2 - 3
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Last App  ScoreGls
Torquay UnitedH26/01/2010 1 - 1
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Compare me with another player
League
Started 245 Time(s)
Appeared As Sub 17 Time(s)
Scored 14 Goal(s)
Cup
Started 35 Time(s)
Appeared As Sub 0 Time(s)
Scored 6 Goal(s)

By Season
(Subs In Brackets)
First TeamLgGCupGMins
2009-2010 25 (0) 2 6 (0) 2 2680 + 0
2008-2009 37 (1) 3 3 (0) 1 3525 + 44
2007-2008 28 (0) 2 6 (0) 1 2963 + 0
2006-2007 28 (1) 1 7 (0) 1 3083 + 6
2005-2006 26 (0) 1 4 (0) 0 2549 + 0
2004-2005 35 (0) 2 2 (0) 1 3208 + 0
2003-2004 34 (7) 2 5 (0) 0 3219 + 212
2002-2003 29 (7) 1 2 (0) 0 2631 + 195
2001-2002 3 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 270 + 23


Career History
Barnet (Youth) 01/07/200301/08/2010
AFC Wimbledon 01/08/201022/06/2011
Newport County 22/06/201126/09/2011
Cambridge United (Loan) 26/09/201101/11/2011


Goals Scored Against




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