Keith Briggs (footballer)

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Keith Briggs
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-12-11) 11 December 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth Glossop, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Right/Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Stalybridge Celtic
Youth career
1995–1999 Stockport County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Stockport County 58 (2)
2003–2005 Norwich City 5 (0)
2004 Crewe Alexandra (loan) 3 (0)
2005–2008 Stockport County 90 (8)
2008 Shrewsbury Town 2 (1)
2008 Mansfield Town 13 (0)
2008–2010 Stalybridge Celtic 38 (0)
2010–2011 Kidderminster Harriers 43 (6)
2011–2012 Fleetwood Town 16 (1)
2012–2013 Kidderminster Harriers 33 (1)
2013 Halifax Town 2 (0)
2013 Barrow 2 (0)
2013– Stalybridge Celtic 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 July 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Keith Briggs (born 11 December 1981) is an English footballer who is player-manager of Conference North club Stalybridge Celtic. He can play in central midfield, the right side of midfield and right-back.

Career[edit]

Born in Glossop, Derbyshire, Briggs began his career as a trainee Stockport County in August 1999 and made his debut in a League Cup 1st round tie against Oldham in the same month.[1] He made 68 league and cup appearances for Stockport[2] before joining Norwich City in January 2003 for £65,000,[3] where he was unable to establish a regular place in the first team and spent a loan spell at Crewe Alexandra[4] before being released in September 2004[5] and returning to Stockport in January 2005.[6] After making a further 98 appearances for Stockport County,[2] his contract was not renewed[7] and he joined Shrewsbury Town on non-contract terms in January 2008.[8] He scored on his debut against Hereford United but was released by manager Gary Peters after playing just two games[9] and joined Mansfield Town on loan in February 2008.[10][11] He left Mansfield at the end of the 2007–08 season,[12] and played for Stalybridge Celtic during the 2008–09 season.[13] In 2011 he signed a two-year deal with Fleetwood Town for a fee believed to be in the region of £8,000. Upon his release he re-signed with Kidderminster Harriers in 2012. At the end of the 2012/2013 season Briggs signed a contract with Halifax Town. He went out on loan to Barrow before being appointed manager of Stalybridge Celtic on October 18, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Games played by Keith Briggs in 1999/2000". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "Keith Briggs". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  3. ^ "Briggs joins Norwich". BBC Sport. 16 January 2003. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  4. ^ "Briggs joins Crewe". BBC Sport. 25 September 2004. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  5. ^ "Canaries release Briggs". BBC Sport. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  6. ^ "Briggs makes Edgeley Park return". BBC Sport. 14 January 2005. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  7. ^ "Defensive pair to leave Stockport". BBC Sport. 19 December 2007. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  8. ^ "Shrewsbury boss swoops for trio". BBC Sport. 14 January 2006. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  9. ^ "Midfielder released by Shrewsbury". BBC Sport. 23 January 2008. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  10. ^ "Buxton welcomes defensive signing". BBC Sport. 18 February 2008. Retrieved 30 March 2008. 
  11. ^ "Briggs is happy to be at Field Mill". Mansfield Chad. 21 February 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  12. ^ O'Rourke, Peter (11 July 2008). "Briggs left in limbo". Sky Sports. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  13. ^ "Keith Briggs – Player information". Stalybridge Celtic F.C. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 

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