Adam ‘The Warrior’ El Abd
Height:5’11” (180 cm)
Weight:13st 11lbs (87.7 kg)
Adam graduated to the pro ranks in his final year as a scholar, signing professional forms at Christmas 2003. He made his full League debut for the club in the 2-1 win at Notts County in November 2003. He has since been a regular in the first-team squad, and can play at right-back, centre-half or in the centre-midfield holding role.
Adam is an accomplished wind-up merchant. His physical and mental battles with opposing strikers are legendary. Most famous was getting in the way of Ricky Lambert’s attempt to punch the ground.
Now a full Egypt international, Adam is a local lad, made good and a true hero of the club.