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Wrexham AFC Player Profiles

Posted 27th July 2016 at 02:21 pm

Shwan joined the club in July 2016 having spent the previous season with National League rivals Macclesfield Town...

Born in Baghdad, Iraq he moved to England and signed youth forms with Gillingham as well as Elphinstone Flyers and Hastings Town.

Jalal moved on to Tottenham Hotspur in 2001 signing professional terms where he remained for four years.

Although he never made a first team appearance he spent time on loan with Woking where he made his senior debut, and joined the Cardinals on a permanent basis in 2004.

He held the first team spot for three seasons before a loan to Sheffield Wednesday and a Football League move to Peterborough United.

With the Posh he spent a season making just eight league appearances as well as being loaned out to Morecambe and AFC Bournemouth.

He left at the end of the 2007/2008 season, landing on the south coast with Bournemouth.

With over 150 appearances for the Cherries earning promotion from League Two in the 2009/2010 season, and promotion from League One in 2012/2013.

Loans to Oxford United and Leyton Orient followed before spells with Bury, Northampton Town and Macclesfield.

Shwan joined Wrexham on a one-year deal filling the vacant spot between the sticks at the Racecourse Ground.

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