Junior Mendes

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Junior Mendes
Personal information
Full name Albert Junior Hillyard Andrew Mendes[1]
Date of birth (1976-09-15) 15 September 1976 (age 38)[1]
Place of birth Balham, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Nairn County
Youth career
1993–1995 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Chelsea 0 (0)
1996–2000 St. Mirren 120 (21)
1998 Carlisle United (loan) 6 (1)
2000–2002 Dunfermline Athletic 13 (0)
2002–2003 St. Mirren 17 (6)
2003–2004 Mansfield Town 57 (12)
2004–2006 Huddersfield Town 30 (5)
2005–2006 Northampton Town (loan) 12 (2)
2006 Grimsby Town (loan) 15 (0)
2006–2007 Notts County 37 (5)
2007 Lincoln City (loan) 9 (0)
2008–2009 Aldershot Town 12 (1)
2009 Stevenage Borough (loan) 6 (1)
2009 Ilkeston Town 1 (0)
2009–2010 Ayr United 21 (0)
2012– Nairn County 0 (0)
National team
2004– Montserrat 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:18, 2 August 2012 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:44, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

Albert Junior Hillyard Andrew Mendes (born 15 September 1976), more commonly known as Junior Mendes, is an English-born Montserratian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Scottish Highland League side Nairn County.

Mendes began his career with Premier League side Chelsea in 1995, but was released at the 95-96 season. He went on to play in the Football League for Carlisle United, Mansfield Town, Huddersfield Town, Northampton Town, Grimsby Town, Notts County, Lincoln City and Aldershot Town, in Scotland with St. Mirren, Dunfermline Athletic and Ayr United, and in English Non-league football with Stevenage Borough and Ilkeston Town. He has represented Montserrat six times, scoring 1 goal.

Club career[edit]

He signed for Stevenage Borough in March 2009 on loan until the end of the 2008–09 season.[2] He had a trial with Conference team York City in October 2009,[3] before signing as stand in for one game on non-contract terms for Conference North club Ilkeston Town, to play against Cambridge United in the FA Cup First Round.[4] Mendes signed for Scottish Football League First Division club Ayr United in November 2009, until mid-January.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 424. ISBN 1-85291-665-6. 
  2. ^ "Stevenage sign Aldershot's Mendes". BBC Sport. 27 March 2009. Retrieved 28 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Flett, Dave (27 October 2009). "Montserrat international Junior Mendes to play for York City reserves". The Press. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Reds bring in Mendes". nonleaguedaily.com. 6 November 2009. Retrieved 8 November 2009. 
  5. ^ McConnell, Stuart (19 November 2009). "Magic Mendes". ayradvertiser.com. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 

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