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Barrow: Modou Secka (Mo)

2017-2017 (Player Leeds Details)(Player Details)

Right Winger

Born: Banjul, The Gambia: 13-10-1992

Debut: Huddersfield Town (a) (substitute): 05-02-2017

Height & Weight: 5ft 10ins 10st

Born in Gambia, where he lived with his mother until the age of eleven and played junior football with Real de Banjul FC. On the death of his mother he and his four brothers moved to Sweden to join their father and was soon playing with the Ostersunds FK Youth team. He later played with Osters IF and Mjolby Al. It was with Mjolby that he made his first senior appearances. Joining them in January 2012, he scored six goals in fifteen appearances for Mjolby Al and then twenty-three goals in nineteen games for Mjolby Sidra IF before attracting the attention of IFK Norrkoping, who he joined on 23rd January 2013. He made seven substitute appearances without scoring in the first team, but was a prolific scorer in the lower teams. On 25th January 2014 he moved to Varbergs BoIS where he scored twice in twenty-eight appearances, before returning to join Ostersunds FK in September 2014. His ten goals in nineteen appearances helped his club gain fourth position in the Swedish Superettan, which is the second tier. It is believed that Swansea City paid 1.5 million for his services in August 2014 and Manager Gary Monk made him the first Gambian footballer to play in the English Premier League. After first playing with the Swansea Under-Twenty-Ones, he made his EPL debut as a sixty-seventh minute substitute in a 2-1 home win over Arsenal on 9th November 2014. He scored his first goal for Swansea in a 6-2 win at Tranmere Rovers on 3rd January 2015 in the F.A. Cup, scoring the third goal in the fifty-eighth minute. In January 2015 he signed an extended contract which took him to June 2018. On 12th March 2015 he was loaned to Nottingham Forest where he had two starts and two games from the bench without scoring before returning to Swansea on 19th April 2015. He was also loaned to Blackburn Rovers on 10th August 2015 for three months and had started one game and come off the bench three times without scoring in the League and had one substitute game in the League Cup before being recalled by Swansea on 10th September 2015. He scored his first League goal for Swansea on 12th March 2016, when he equalised in the fifty-eighth minute when he scored the first Swansea goal in a 2-3 defeat at Bournemouth. Barrow signed a new contract at Swansea on 7th July 2016, keeping him at the club until 2019 and also added a 15 million pound release clause. He made twenty appearances during the first half of the 2016-17 season under Francesco Guidolin and Bob Bradley, but fell out of favour under new manager Paul Clement due to the signing of Luciano Narsingh and Barrow was made available for a transfer. He was strongly linked with a move to Newcastle United. He had scored once in nineteen starts and thirty-two substitute appearances in the EPL and had scored once in two starts and one game from the bench in the F.A. Cup and had made one substitute appearance in the League Cup, before he was loaned to Leeds on 31st January 2017 for the rest of the season. He made his League debut for Leeds, as a seventy-seventh minute substitute for Stuart Dallas in the 1-2 defeat at Huddersfield Town on 5th February 2017. He was also a second half substitute at Bristol City, Ipswich Town and Fulham. Having failed to establish himself he returned to Swansea on 17th May 2017. Reading showed interest in him but on 21st July 2017 Swansea rejected a bid of 1.25million, but on 3rd August he signed a four year contract with them. He made his debut as a fifty-second minute substitute, for Pelle Clement, two days later in a 0-2 defeat at Queens Park Rangers. He was again a substitute in the 2-0 home win over Gillingham in the League Cup. However, he then started the next three League games and opened his goal account in a 2-1 home win over Aston Villa on 15th August 2017, when he scored the second goal in the fifty-fifth minute. On 31st March 2015 he had been called up into the Swedish Under-Twenty-One squad but had to withdraw due to injury. In May 2015 he was called up into the Gambian International squad. He made his International debut for Gambia on 13th June 2015, when he played a full game in the 0-0 away draw with South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations qualification game at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban and followed this up with another full game in the 0-1 home loss to Cameroon in the same competition on 6th September 2015 at the Independence Stadium, Bakau. He later played full games in the same competition against Mauratania in 1-2 away defeat on 25th March 2016 at the Stade Olympique, Nouakchott and a 0-0 home draw four days later again at the Independence Stadium, Bakau to gain him his fourth international cap.

League 1/40
F.A. Cup 00
League Cup 00