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Troy Archibald-Henville

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Norwich Career: 2008 (on loan from Tottenham) 
Current Club: Exeter City
Date of Birth: 04/11/1988 (Newham)
Nationality: English

Biography

Troy Archibald-Henville, Tottenham's reserve team captain during 2007/8, joined Norwich City on a season long loan on 8th August 2008 following an injury to central defender Gary Doherty.

A product of Spurs' academy, Troy joined Spurs' Academy full-time ahead of the 2005-06 season having performed well enough for their Academy in four matches in 2004-05 to gain a place in the FA Youth Cup squad in 2005. He had to overcome serious injury to make his mark in the 2006-07 season when he made 18 appearances for Spurs' Under-18s, eight at reserve level and was on the bench for Tottenham at West Ham. In 2007/8, Troy made 15 reserve appearances in total, scoring two goals He was on the bench for two first team matches.

Troy returned to Spurs in November 2008 without making an appearance for Norwich although City can recall him. Roeder said "“With Troy, we had him watched and asked the question whether he could cope with the Championship this year and the people at Tottenham believed he could. Unfortunately, in my opinion Troy wasn't ready to make the step up.”

In January 2009, Troy was loaned to Exeter City where he made 19 appearances. On 24th July 2009, he was loaned again to Exeter this time for 6 months. After briefly returning to Spurs in January 2010, Troy made a return to Exeter on a permanent basis

Exeter were relegated to League Two on 28th April 2012. Troy joined Swindon (newly promoted to League One) on 26 June 2012 on a two year contract. He is out of contract but as he is under the age of 24, Swindon will pay compensation.

He joined Carlisle on a one-month loan on 30th August 2013. He made four appearances before injury cut short his loan.

On 2nd July 2013, Troy signed for Carlisle on a two year deal after he turned down a new contract at Swindon.

Troy was released by Carlisle on 10th May 2016 along with nine other players. He had played 37 games for Carlisle.

On 27th June 2016, he re-signed for Exeter.


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