Date of birth
Republic of Ireland
County's number 9, Padraig Amond is simply an expert in scoring goals, especially inside the box. Although just 180cm tall, Amond possesses great aerial ability as well as the capability to finish with both his left and right foot.
Signing for Newport County AFC in 2017, Padraig Amond’s career began in his native Ireland at Shamrock Rovers and a move to Silgo Rovers followed, before the striker agreed a deal with Portuguese club Paços de Ferreira in 2010. Amond then joined Accrington Stanley on loan before signing a permanent contract in 2012 and he scored 16 league goals in total. The Irishman joined Morecambe before a move to Grimsby Town, where he played a significant role in the club gaining promotion to the EFL. Before committing to the Exiles, Amond spent time with Hartlepool, where he scored 15 goals in 53 appearances.
Did you know?
Padraig was joint-top goalscorer alongside Gabriel Jesus in the 2018-19 Emirates FA Cup campaign, during which he netted five times for County.
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