Phil Whelan

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Phil Whelan
Personal information
Full name Philip James Whelan[1]
Date of birth (1972-03-07) 7 March 1972 (age 42)[1]
Place of birth Stockport, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
000?–1990 Ipswich Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1995 Ipswich Town 75 (2)
1995–1997 Middlesbrough 18 (1)
1997–2000 Oxford United 53 (2)
1999 Rotherham United (loan) 13 (0)
2000–2003 Southend United 96 (4)
Total 253 (35)
National team
1992–1993 England U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Philip James "Phil" Whelan (born 7 August 1972 in Stockport) is a former English professional footballer who played as a defender from 1990 until 2003.

Playing career[edit]

Whelan began his career at Ipswich Town, and went on to play for Middlesbrough, Oxford, Rotherham and Southend. He also represented England 3 times at under-21 level.

Personal life[edit]

He holds a degree from the University of East Anglia, and then went on to be a teacher at Elworth Primary School and later Dingle Primary School in Cheshire.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 448. ISBN 1-85291-651-6. 
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