Chris Makin

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Chris Makin
Personal information
Full name Christopher Gregory Makin
Date of birth (1973-05-08) 8 May 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth St Helens, Lancashire, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Radcliffe Borough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 Oldham Athletic 94 (4)
1992–1993 Wigan Athletic (loan) 15 (2)
1996–1997 Marseille 29 (0)
1997–2001 Sunderland 121 (2)
2001–2004 Ipswich Town 78 (0)
2004–2005 Leicester City 21 (0)
2005 Derby County (loan) 13 (0)
2005–2006 Reading 12 (0)
2006–2008 Southampton 27 (0)
2010- Radcliffe Borough 8 (0)
National team
1994 England U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:51, 24 February 2008 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Christopher Gregory Makin (born 8 May 1973 in St Helens, Lancashire, England) is an English professional footballer currently playing for Radcliffe Borough. He spent the final part of his career at Southampton, but is perhaps most famous for his spell at Sunderland. He played as a defender.

His previous clubs are Oldham Athletic, Olympique de Marseille, Sunderland, Ipswich Town, Leicester City, Wigan Athletic, Derby County, Reading and Southampton.

On 23 April 2008, on advice from his doctor, Makin retired from football after failing to overcome a hip injury which had prevented him playing since September 2007.[1]

In March 2010 he sigined for Northern Premier League Division 1 side Radcliffe Borough.[citation needed]

Honours and awards[edit]

Sunderland
Individual
  • Sunderland Solid Gold XI[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Makin forced to hang up boots
  2. ^ "Solid Gold XI". Sunderland AFC. 5 March 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2011. 

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