Andy Melville

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Andy Melville
Personal information
Full name Andrew Roger Melville[1]
Date of birth (1968-11-29) 29 November 1968 (age 45)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1990 Swansea City 175 (22)
1990–1993 Oxford United 135 (13)
1993–1999 Sunderland 204 (14)
1998 Bradford City (loan) 6 (1)
1999–2004 Fulham 153 (4)
2004–2005 West Ham United 17 (0)
2005 Nottingham Forest (loan) 13 (0)
Total 703 (54)
National team
1989–2004 Wales[2] 65 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andrew Roger Melville (born 29 November 1968 in Swansea) is a former Wales international footballer. In the early years of his career, he played in midfield. He was later converted into a central defender.

He started his career at Swansea City before earning a move to Oxford United in July 1990 for £275,000. He later went on to play for Sunderland, Bradford City F.C. and Fulham, before finishing his career with short spells at West Ham United and Nottingham Forest.

He won 65 caps for the Welsh national team between 1989 and 2004, scoring three times.

Andy Melville coaches the Oxford Brookes University football club first team[3] and joined Oxford United as a first-team coach on a short-term contract in July 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Archived from the original on 12 August 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Alpuin, Luis Fernando Passo (20 February 2009). "Wales - Record International Players". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 17 March 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "An Education in Football". NonLeagueDaily.com. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  4. ^ Farrant, Nick (14 July 2009). "Melville returns in United coaching role". Oxford Mail, Newsquest Media Group. Retrieved 14 July 2009. [dead link]

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