Dave Rainford

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Dave Rainford
Personal information
Full name David John Rainford[1]
Date of birth (1979-04-21) 21 April 1979 (age 36)[1]
Place of birth Stepney, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
000?–1997 Colchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Colchester United 1 (0)
1997–1998 Wivenhoe Town (loan) 2 (0)
1999 Scarborough (loan) 2 (0)
2001–2002 Grays Athletic 20 (3)
2002 Heybridge Swifts 17 (1)
2002–2003 Ford United 3 (0)
2003 Slough Town
2003–2006 Bishop's Stortford
2006–2008 Dagenham & Redbridge 69 (19)
2008–2013 Chelmsford City 168 (53)
2013–2014 A.F.C. Hornchurch 27 (0)
Teams managed
2012–2013 Chelmsford City (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:54, 9 February 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

David John Rainford (born 21 April 1979 in Stepney, London) is a former English footballer. He is now on the coaching staff at Tottenham Hotspur.

Rainford left Dagenham & Redbridge at the end of the 2007–08 season after he was offered a senior teaching role at a local school.[2] During the 2007–08 season, Rainford had become known for being the only semi-professional player in the Football League.[3]

In June 2008, Rainford joined Chelmsford City.[4] On 8 June 2012 he was confirmed as their assistant manager following the departure of Ben Chenery.

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Personal life[edit]

His daughter Molly was a finalist on the 2012 series of Britain's Got Talent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J. (ed) (2008). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2008–09. Mainstream. ISBN 978-1-84596-324-8. 
  2. ^ "Daggers exit tough for Rainford". BBC Sport. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. ^ Rainford happy to be a part-timer, BBC Sport, 11 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Chelmsford complete Rainford deal". BBC Sport. 2008-06-05. Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  5. ^ Elliott, Sam (13 May 2012). "My BGT Girl is the Pick-up I Needed". The Non-League Paper. p. 3. 

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