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Love Island: Everything you need to know about Jamie Allen's football career

The 27-year-old is the latest bombshell

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Nicky Morris
Nicky MorrisTV and film writer
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Love Island star Jamie Allen swept fan favourite Danica Taylor off of her feet within days of being in the villa and is the only remaining bombshell to have survived the last recoupling. 

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But what does Jamie do for a job outside the villa? Find out all about his football career here…

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What club does Jamie Allen play for? 

Jamie is a footballer who plays as a forward for FC Halifax Town. The 27-year-old first signed with the club back in July 2019 after cancelling his contract with Dover, but recently signed a new contract with the club before going into the villa. 

He started his career with Fleetwood Town and made his Football League debut in 2013. He went on to play for Barrow & AFC Fylde before moving to Southport club in 2016, where he stayed until joining Dover Athletic in 2017.

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For those unfamiliar with Jamie's current signing, FC Halifax Town, it's a professional club based in Halifax, West Yorkshire and currently competes in the National League. 

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Jamie is currently coupled up with Danica

Jamie has played for the club for the past three seasons at The Shay ground and back in June "committed his future" to the team, according to FC Halifax Town's official Twitter account. 

However, with less than three weeks to go until the new season is set to start, Jamie joined the Love Island cast. Last Wednesday, the forward player was announced as one of four new bombshells heading into the famous Mallorcan villa. Sharing pictures of each of the new contestants, the official Love Island page wrote: "Did someone order four new bombshells?" 

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Jamie signed a new contract with FC Halifax Town in June

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Following the news, Halifax Town posted the following announcement on their Twitter page: "Jamie Allen has decided to join the cast of Love Island 2022, making his intentions clear that the opportunity is very important to him. 

"The matter will be reviewed on his return."

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