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Shay Facey

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

07/01/1995

Height

179 cm

Signed

01/07/2019

Country

England

Former Northampton right-back who joined the Saddlers in July 2019.

Born in Sale, the 24-year-old progressed through Manchester City’s youth ranks and gained international recognition with England at various youth levels.

He joined the Citizens’ sister club New York City on loan in March 2015 and played 23 Major League Soccer matches during his time in America.

Facey enjoyed further loan spells at Rotherham, where he made five Championship appearances, and Dutch Eredivisie side Heerenveen before leaving for Northampton in January 2018.

He scored his first career goal in a 1-1 draw with Shrewsbury and appeared 42 times for the Cobblers in total.

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