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Orr playing for Bristol City in 2010
|Full name||Bradley James Orr|
|Date of birth||1 November 1982|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
(on loan from Blackburn Rovers)
|2004||→ Burnley (loan)||4||(0)|
|2010–2012||Queens Park Rangers||39||(1)|
|2012–2013||→ Ipswich Town (loan)||13||(0)|
|2013–||→ Blackpool (loan)||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:45, 3 October 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Newcastle United & loans
Shortly after this loan period in July 2004, he signed for Bristol City. He scored his first goal for his new team against Yeovil Town.
Although he was signed as a central midfielder he was converted to right-back in 2005–06 and has played most of his games in that position.
On 29 August 2006, Orr was sent off for attempting to head-butt his own teammate, Louis Carey, during a game against Northampton Town. On 1 September 2006, Orr was sentenced to 28 days in jail relating to an incident outside the popular Bristol nightclub 'Romeo Browns' the previous October. Also jailed in relation to the same incident were teammates Steve Brooker for 28 days, and David Partridge for two months. Orr and Brooker were released on 14 September 2006, serving only half of their original sentence. He scored against Manchester City in the League Cup second round.
He was named in the PFA's Championship team of the season 2007–08.
According to media sources, he broke his cheekbone in the play-off final against Hull City.
On 27 November 2008, Bristol City decided to place Orr on the transfer list, due to rejecting several contract offers. On 1 January 2009, Bristol City announced that Orr had signed a two-and-a-half-year contract at the club.
Queens Park Rangers
On 26 July 2010, Orr signed for Queens Park Rangers. He scored his first goal for the club in a 2–0 win over Scunthorpe United on 21 August 2010. He became a regular in Rangers Championship winning season with a number of impressive performances at right back helping Rangers to a high number of clean sheets. Once promoted to the Premier League his first team opportunities at Loftus Road became increasingly limited following the signing of former England right back Luke Young.
His time at QPR was short-lived however, due to a lack of first team games. He made a move in the January 2012 transfer window to Blackburn Rovers on a two-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee a move he said he badly needed.
Orr made his debut for Blackburn when he replaced Jason Lowe in the 36th minute of the game in the 7–1 loss against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday 4 February 2012. He made his full home debut against his former employers QPR at Ewood Park, exactly a week later on 11 February 2012, in a game Rovers went on to win 3–2 and he also completed the full 90 minutes in his right-back slot. On Monday 2 April 2012, Orr started and played the full 90 minutes in the right-back berth against Manchester United at Ewood Park which ended in a 2–0 defeat on the night of his sixth appearance for Rovers in the Barclays Premier League. On Saturday 21 April 2012, he started and played the full 90 minutes in the right-back spot with Jason Lowe playing further forward in a 2–0 victory over Norwich City at Ewood Park, thanks to strikes from Mauro Formica and Junior Hoilett. On Monday 7 May 2012, Orr started the 1–0 defeat against Lancashire rivals Wigan Athletic at Ewood Park, but was replaced on 80 minutes for Scottish international striker David Goodwillie, this loss meant that Rovers were relegated from the top flight.
Ipswich Town (loan)
- Football League Championship PFA Team of the Year: 2007–08
- "Fourth player quizzed after brawl". BBC News. 18 October 2005. Retrieved 12 May 2009.
- "Jailed duo return to Bristol City". BBC Sport. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 12 May 2009.
- "Transfer Deadline Day – Live". BBC. 27 November 2008. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
- "Rovers sign Orr". Blackburn Rovers. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
- "Town land Orr". itfc.co.uk. Ipswich Town FC. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
- Watson, Stuart (10 January 2013). "Bradley Orr extends his stay, as Jason Scotland, Ronan Murray and Josh Carson prepare to exit". East Anglian Daily Times. Archant. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- "Blackpool bring in Blackburn Rovers full-back Bradley Orr". BBC Sport. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2013.