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Marlon Fossey

Defender

  • Marlon's Profile

  • Age: 18 years old
  • Date of Birth: 9 September 1998
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, United States
  • Nationality: Dual UK/US

Biography

Marlon Fossey moved over to the UK from Jersey when he was 11 to take up an opportunity to join the Academy programme after being spotted at the Jersey Festival by Head of Recruitment and Talent ID Malcolm Elias.

Originally an attacking player, he's since been converted into a full-back. A very athletic player who is at national standards for pentathlon events.

Marlon plays for the USA national team at youth level, and in February 2017 helped the U20 USA team to their first ever CONCACAF Championship, playing close to every minute in the tournament in Costa Rica.

He had a fantastic 2016/17 season for Fulham, making 21 appearances for the Under-23s team and six for the Under-18s. He made six assists, created 29 chances, made 35 tackles and 82 interceptions. As a result he was called up once more for the Under-20 USA team to compete at the World Cup, however had to pull out due to an injury.