This article is about the British footballer. For the American politician, see
Colin David Powell (born 7 July 1948) is an English retired professional footballer, active during the 1970s and 1980s. He spent the bulk of his career with Charlton Athletic.
Early life and career [ edit ]
Powell was born in
Hendon, Middlesex, and played primarily as a winger. He joined Charlton Athletic from non-league club Barnet in 1973 and went on to make over 300 appearances for the "Addicks". He also spent the 1978 season with [1 ] New England Tea Men in the North American Soccer League. In 1981 he moved to [2 ] Gillingham, where he played for two seasons before returning to non-league football with another Kent-based club, Dartford. [1 ]
Post-playing career [ edit ]
Margate from March 1990 to October 1990, having previously been assistant to manager Trevor Ford. In 1992 he became the head [3 ] groundsman at Charlton's stadium, The Valley, a post he held until June 2014. [4 ]
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