Adam Hammill

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Adam Hammill is an English winger who was born in Liverpool on January 25th 1988. Hammill began his career with hometown club Liverpool. He was a regular for the academy and reserve sides for a number of years, and lifted the 2006 FA Youth Cup. He failed to get anywhere near to the first team however.

In January 2007 Hammill was loaned to SPL outfit Dunfermline. He made his Pars debut on 21st January against Rangers. His first goal for the club against Celtic on 3rd March was one of the best of the season, a long range screamer in a 2-1 defeat. Hammill also started Dunfermline's Scottish Cup final defeat to Rangers on 26th May 2007.

On 12th July 2007 Hammill joined Southampton on a season long loan. The former Liverpool winger made his Saints debut on 11th August 2007 against Crystal Palace. Hammill showed the odd flash of brilliance, but flattered to deceive during his spell at St Marys and was considered a slight disappointment. He played 28 times for Southampton in total, failing to find the net.

Hammill moved to Blackpool for a six month loan deal on 19th July 2008. He scored his first ever goal in English football during his spell at Broomfield Road, in a 3-1 loss to local rivals Preston on 16th November 2008. Hammill returned to Liverpool in January 2009, before joining Barnsley on loan for the rest of the season a month later. He scored his first goal for The Tykes on the last day of the season at Plymouth on 3rd May 2008.

On 10th August 2009 Hammill signed a three year deal with Barnsley for an undisclosed fee. He had the best season of his career to date in 2009/10, scoring four times. Hammill continued where he left off in 2010/11, and was one of the Championship's leading performers. He scored 8 goals in 27 games for Mark Robins' side before he moved to Premiership outfit Wolves on 20th January 2011. Wolves paid Barnsley 500,000 for the Scouse wide man. Ironically Hammill made his Molineux debut against former club Liverpool on 22nd January. By March 2011 Hammill lost his starting spot in the side and only featured occasionally from the bench.