13 Facts About Adam Forshaw


Adam John Forshaw was born on 8 October 1991 and is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Leeds United.


Adam Forshaw spent one month away on loan towards the end of the season and won the reserve team's Player of the Year award.


Adam Forshaw was not offered a new contract and was released in May 2012.


On 24 February 2012, Adam Forshaw joined League One club Brentford on a one-month youth loan.


Adam Forshaw joined Brentford permanently on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee in May 2012.


On 16 March, Adam Forshaw was named as the 2014 League One Player of the Year.


Adam Forshaw was named in the League One PFA Team of the Year and in the League One Team of the Year.


The move reunited him with his former Brentford manager Uwe Rosler, but the move proved to be an abortive one, with Rosler being sacked in November 2014 and after 17 appearances and one goal, Adam Forshaw left the DW Stadium on 28 January 2015.


Adam Forshaw signed a new four-year contract in August 2016 and in November was reported to have been scouted for the England national side by manager Gareth Southgate.


The injury was at first judged to be minor, but on 4 January 2020 after 16 weeks out injured, head coach Marcelo Bielsa revealed that Adam Forshaw was still trying to recover from his hip injury.


The problem with Adam Forshaw is a little longer [than for Gaetano Berardi]: he hasn't played for over a year now.


Adam Forshaw is a professional who looks after his health very much, that's why I think that as soon as his injury problems are resolved he will be able to compete very quickly.


Adam Forshaw returned to action playing 82 minutes in a Leeds U23 match versus Aston Villa U23 on 16 April 2021, although he sustained a minor hamstring injury which would keep him out for another period of time.