Derek Asamoah

Date of birth01 May 1981
Place of birthAccra
NationalityGhanian
Weight69 kg
Height1.68 m
PositionForward

As a young frontman with huge potential, Derek Asamoah impressed at Hampton & Richmond and Slough Town before securing his move to Northampton Town.

He joined Mansfield Town in July 2004 with a two-year contract but was made available for transfer in February 2005.

He joined Lincoln City with a contract to June 2006.

Derek joined Shrewsbury Town in August 2006 in a one-year deal.

He became the first Shrewsbury player to win a full internatuional cap for 18 years when he came on as a substitute for Ghana against South Korea in October 2006.

The last Shrew to make an international outing was Bernard McNally for Northern Ireland against Malta in 1988.

Derek joined Carlisle United in October 2014 on a short-term contract that was soon extended to February 2015, to December 2015 in June 2015 and to June 2016 in January 2016.

He re-joined the Cumbrians in October 2016 with a two-month contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Slough Town 01 Jul 2000 24 Jul 2001
Northampton Town 24 Jul 2001 30 Jun 2004
Mansfield Town 16 Jul 2004 11 Mar 2005
Lincoln City 11 Mar 2005 30 Jun 2006
Chester City 12 Jan 2006 31 May 2006 L
Doncaster Rovers 10 Jul 2006 21 Jul 2006 T
Scunthorpe United 24 Jul 2006 02 Aug 2006 T
Shrewsbury Town 03 Aug 2006 30 Jun 2007
OGC Nice 04 Aug 2007 02 Apr 2009
Hamilton Academical 02 Apr 2009 30 Jun 2009
Lokomotiv (Sofia) 01 Aug 2009 30 Jun 2011
Pohang Steelers 01 Nov 2011 20 Feb 2013
Daegu 20 Feb 2013 31 Dec 2013
Carlisle United 21 Oct 2014 30 Jun 2016
Carlisle United 14 Oct 2016 16 Jan 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Northampton Town FA Cup
1
2001-02 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy
2
2001-02 Northampton Town League Cup
2
2001-02 Northampton Town League Division 2 3
37
3
2002-03 Northampton Town FA Cup 2
1
1
2002-03 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy 2
1
2002-03 Northampton Town League Cup
1
2002-03 Northampton Town League Division 2 20
22
4
2
2003-04 Northampton Town FA Cup 4
1
1
1
2003-04 Northampton Town LDV Vans Trophy 2
1
2003-04 Northampton Town League Division 3 4
27
3
1
2003-04 Northampton Town League Division 3 Play-Offs 1
1
2004-05 Lincoln City League Two 8
2
2004-05 Lincoln City League Two Play-Offs 1
2
2004-05 Mansfield Town FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Mansfield Town LDV Vans Trophy
1
2004-05 Mansfield Town League Two 24
6
5
3
1
2005-06 Chester City League Two 14
3
8
2
2005-06 Lincoln City FA Cup 2
2005-06 Lincoln City LDV Vans Trophy 1
2005-06 Lincoln City League Cup 1
1
2005-06 Lincoln City League Two 19
6
2
1
2006-07 Shrewsbury Town FA Cup 1
1
2006-07 Shrewsbury Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
2
2006-07 Shrewsbury Town League Cup 1
2006-07 Shrewsbury Town League Two 34
5
10
2
2006-07 Shrewsbury Town League Two Play-Offs 2
2014-15 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
1
2014-15 Carlisle United League Two 13
14
4
2015-16 Carlisle United FA Cup 2
3
2015-16 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy
1
2015-16 Carlisle United League Cup 2
2
2015-16 Carlisle United League Two 13
30
6
1
2016-17 Carlisle United FA Cup
1
2016-17 Carlisle United Football League Trophy 1
1
2016-17 Carlisle United League Two
8


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Aug 2001 Northampton Town v Bristol City L 0-3 League Division 2
18 Aug 2001 Stoke City v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
21 Aug 2001 Northampton Town v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Northampton Town v Notts County L 0-2 League Division 2
28 Aug 2001 Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town L 4-2 League Division 2
31 Aug 2001 Northampton Town v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division 2
08 Sep 2001 Colchester United v Northampton Town L 3-1 League Division 2
11 Sep 2001 Middlesbrough v Northampton Town L 3-1 League Cup 2nd round
15 Sep 2001 Northampton Town v Chesterfield L 0-2 League Division 2
18 Sep 2001 Cardiff City v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Port Vale v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
25 Sep 2001 Northampton Town v Blackpool L 1-3 League Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Tranmere Rovers W 4-1 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Oxford United W 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
20 Oct 2001 Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Huddersfield Town L 0-3 League Division 2
30 Oct 2001 Northampton Town v Barnet L 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
11 Nov 2001 Bury v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
24 Nov 2001 Northampton Town v Wigan Athletic L 0-2 League Division 2
01 Dec 2001 Wrexham v Northampton Town L 3-2 League Division 2
09 Dec 2001 Canvey Island v Northampton Town L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round
15 Dec 2001 Northampton Town v AFC Bournemouth W 1-0 League Division 2
21 Dec 2001 Brentford v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2001 Northampton Town v Colchester United L 2-3 League Division 2
29 Dec 2001 Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic L 0-1 League Division 2
13 Jan 2002 Northampton Town v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division 2
22 Jan 2002 Northampton Town v Brentford W 1-0 League Division 2
29 Jan 2002 Notts County v Northampton Town W 0-3 League Division 2
02 Feb 2002 Swindon Town v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
09 Feb 2002 Northampton Town v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Division 2
12 Feb 2002 Tranmere Rovers v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
19 Feb 2002 Northampton Town v Peterborough United W 2-1 League Division 2
23 Feb 2002 Chesterfield v Northampton Town D 2-2 League Division 2
26 Feb 2002 Northampton Town v Port Vale W 1-0 League Division 2
02 Mar 2002 Northampton Town v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Division 2
05 Mar 2002 Blackpool v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 2
09 Mar 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Northampton Town L 5-1 League Division 2
12 Mar 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
16 Mar 2002 Northampton Town v Wrexham W 4-1 League Division 2
23 Mar 2002 Huddersfield Town v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
29 Mar 2002 Northampton Town v Bury W 1-0 League Division 2
01 Apr 2002 Reading v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
06 Apr 2002 Northampton Town v Wycombe Wanderers W 4-1 League Division 2
13 Apr 2002 Wigan Athletic v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
20 Apr 2002 Northampton Town v Cambridge United D 2-2 League Division 2
10 Aug 2002 Northampton Town v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Division 2
17 Aug 2002 Cardiff City v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 2
23 Aug 2002 Northampton Town v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division 2
27 Aug 2002 Chesterfield v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
31 Aug 2002 Northampton Town v Barnsley W 1-0 League Division 2
06 Sep 2002 Bristol City v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
10 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division 2
17 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Colchester United W 4-1 League Division 2
21 Sep 2002 Swindon Town v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
28 Sep 2002 Northampton Town v Mansfield Town W 2-0 League Division 2
05 Oct 2002 Plymouth Argyle v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
12 Oct 2002 Northampton Town v Brentford L 1-2 League Division 2
19 Oct 2002 Notts County v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
22 Oct 2002 Hereford United v Northampton Town W 3-4 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
26 Oct 2002 Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town L 1-2 League Division 2
29 Oct 2002 Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
02 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division 2
09 Nov 2002 Queens Park Rangers v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 2
12 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Cambridge United L 2-4 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
16 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Boston United W 3-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Nov 2002 Northampton Town v Port Vale W 3-0 League Division 2
30 Nov 2002 Wigan Athletic v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 2
07 Dec 2002 Cambridge United v Northampton Town D 2-2 FA Cup 2nd round
14 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Tranmere Rovers L 0-4 League Division 2
17 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Cambridge United L 0-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
20 Dec 2002 Stockport County v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2002 Northampton Town v Chesterfield L 0-1 League Division 2
28 Dec 2002 Peterborough United v Northampton Town D 0-0 League Division 2
01 Jan 2003 Barnsley v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 2
04 Jan 2003 Northampton Town v Wycombe Wanderers L 0-5 League Division 2
18 Jan 2003 Blackpool v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 2
25 Jan 2003 Northampton Town v Peterborough United L 0-1 League Division 2
01 Feb 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Northampton Town D 3-3 League Division 2
04 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Division 2
08 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 2
15 Feb 2003 Luton Town v Northampton Town L 3-2 League Division 2
22 Feb 2003 Northampton Town v Bristol City L 1-2 League Division 2
04 Mar 2003 Colchester United v Northampton Town L 2-0 League Division 2
08 Mar 2003 Northampton Town v Swindon Town W 1-0 League Division 2
15 Mar 2003 Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 2
18 Mar 2003 Northampton Town v Notts County W 2-0 League Division 2
22 Mar 2003 Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic L 0-2 League Division 2
29 Mar 2003 Brentford v Northampton Town L 3-0 League Division 2
04 Apr 2003 Northampton Town v Wigan Athletic L 0-2 League Division 2
18 Apr 2003 Northampton Town v Stockport County L 0-3 League Division 2
21 Apr 2003 Tranmere Rovers v Northampton Town L 4-0 League Division 2
26 Apr 2003 Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Division 2
09 Aug 2003 Northampton Town v Torquay United L 0-1 League Division 3
16 Aug 2003 York City v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 3
20 Sep 2003 Northampton Town v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Division 3
17 Oct 2003 Northampton Town v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League Division 3
21 Oct 2003 Northampton Town v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-1 League Division 3
04 Nov 2003 Hereford United v Northampton Town D 1-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
08 Nov 2003 Northampton Town v Plymouth Argyle W 3-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Nov 2003 Northampton Town v Swansea City W 2-1 League Division 3
29 Nov 2003 Northampton Town v Mansfield Town L 0-3 League Division 3
06 Dec 2003 Northampton Town v Weston-super-Mare W 4-1 FA Cup 2nd round
13 Dec 2003 Boston United v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 3
19 Dec 2003 Northampton Town v Cambridge United L 1-2 League Division 3
26 Dec 2003 Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 3
28 Dec 2003 Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town W 1-0 League Division 3
03 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Rotherham United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2004 Torquay United v Northampton Town L 3-1 League Division 3
13 Jan 2004 Rotherham United v Northampton Town W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
17 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
20 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Colchester United L 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy Semi-final - southern section
25 Jan 2004 Northampton Town v Manchester United L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2004 Doncaster Rovers v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 3
03 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Yeovil Town W 2-0 League Division 3
07 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 League Division 3
14 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Rochdale W 3-1 League Division 3
17 Feb 2004 Darlington v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 3
21 Feb 2004 Scunthorpe United v Northampton Town L 1-0 League Division 3
28 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Leyton Orient W 1-0 League Division 3
02 Mar 2004 Kidderminster Harriers v Northampton Town L 2-1 League Division 3
06 Mar 2004 Cambridge United v Northampton Town W 0-1 League Division 3
13 Mar 2004 Northampton Town v Boston United W 2-0 League Division 3
16 Mar 2004 Carlisle United v Northampton Town D 1-1 League Division 3
10 Apr 2004 Hull City v Northampton Town W 2-3 League Division 3
12 Apr 2004 Northampton Town v Lincoln City D 1-1 League Division 3
17 Apr 2004 Northampton Town v Southend United D 2-2 League Division 3
20 Apr 2004 Northampton Town v Huddersfield Town L 0-1 League Division 3
24 Apr 2004 Swansea City v Northampton Town W 0-2 League Division 3
01 May 2004 Northampton Town v Bury W 3-2 League Division 3
08 May 2004 Mansfield Town v Northampton Town W 1-2 League Division 3
16 May 2004 Northampton Town v Mansfield Town L 0-2 League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
20 May 2004 Mansfield Town v Northampton Town W 1-3
Agg: 3-3 (4-5)
League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Ghana International Friendly
2
2007-08 Ghana International Friendly
1
2011-12 Ghana International Friendly 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Oct 2006 Korea Republic v Ghana W 1-3 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria W 4-1 International Friendly
23 May 2008 Australia v Ghana L 1-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Ghana v Gabon W 2-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.