15 Facts About Adam Virgo


Adam John Virgo was born on 25 January 1983 and is a former professional footballer, who now works as a pundit and commentator.


Adam Virgo then moved to his home town club Brighton.


Adam Virgo memorably scored a 120th-minute equaliser against Swindon Town in the 2004 Division Two Play Off Semi Final 2nd leg, to force a penalty shootout.


Adam Virgo remained on the fringes until first-choice centre back Bobo Balde left for Africa Cup of Nations play.


On 7 August 2006, he completed a season-long loan move to Coventry City, but on 31 August, Adam Virgo was sent back to Celtic to continue his rehabilitation from a knee injury suffered whilst playing for Coventry.


However, the club was relegated and Adam Virgo returned to Celtic.


On 13 June 2008, it was announced that Adam Virgo was free to leave Celtic, and seventeen days later, on 30 June 2008, Adam Virgo re-joined Brighton on a free transfer.


Adam Virgo was informed that his contract would not be renewed at the end of the season and that he will be released by Brighton on 30 June 2010.


On 3 July 2010, it was announced that Adam Virgo was training with League One side Yeovil Town.


Adam Virgo scored in a pre-season victory against Manchester United Reserves, before signing a one-year contract, five days later After making his debut against Leyton Orient on the opening game of the season, Virgo got his first league goal for his new club when he found the net in an away game at Bristol Rovers.


Adam Virgo then found the net twice in a week as he first converted a penalty against Southampton, and then headed a winner at Walsall a few days later.


Later in the season, Adam Virgo then bagged two more goals against MK Dons several months later after his recent goal and another came against AFC Bournemouth later towards the end of the season.


Shortly after his release from Yeovil, Adam Virgo joined Paul Buckle's Bristol Rovers in League Two on a two-year contract.


Adam Virgo made his debut live on Sky Sports against Wimbledon on the opening day of the season.


Adam Virgo was selected twice by Scotland at B international level.