Gareth Edds

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Gareth Edds
Personal information
Full name Gareth James Edds[1]
Date of birth (1981-02-03) 3 February 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Northern Fury
Number 8
Youth career
1996–1997 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2002 Nottingham Forest 16 (1)
2002–2003 Swindon Town 14 (0)
2003–2004 Bradford City 23 (0)
2004–2008 Milton Keynes Dons 122 (10)
2008–2010 Tranmere Rovers 69 (5)
2010–2011 North Queensland Fury 26 (1)
2013 Northern Fury 14 (9)
National team
Australia U20
Australia U23
Teams managed
2012–2013 Northern Fury
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:11, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Gareth James Edds (born 3 February 1981) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays as a defender or midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Edds started his career in 1999 with English team Nottingham Forest after going through the AIS system in Australia before leaving for Swindon Town in the summer of 2002. However, he only played one season for Swindon before moving to Bradford City, where he again stayed for just one season. He moved to the newly named Milton Keynes Dons, where he played from 2004 to 2008, making more than 100 appearances. In his time at MK Dons he scored vital goals, including his last gasp goal at the end of the 2004–05 season, which kept the Dons in League One. In May 2008, following MK Dons' promotion to League One, he was one of six players to be released by the club.[2] Following his release, he was signed by League One side Tranmere Rovers in June 2008 on a two-year contract.[3]

On 11 May 2010 it was announced that Edds would not be offered a new contract and on 24 June 2010 it was announced that Edds had signed a deal with A League side North Queensland Fury[4]

Managerial career[edit]

On 12 November 2012 he accepted the role of head coach of Northern Fury.[5] According to his now defunct MK Dons profile, Gareth is an avid fan of Westlife and Take That and enjoys sailing in his spare time.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. p. 133. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "Edds heads exit list at MK Dons". BBC Sport. 17 May 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "Edds signs contract with Tranmere". BBC Sport. 10 June 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2008. 
  4. ^ Fury sign up a rover
  5. ^ http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/article/2012/11/10/369793_sport.html

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