Aidey Thorpe

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Aidey Thorpe
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-11-25) 25 November 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Chesterfield, England
Playing position Winger / Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1983 Mansfield Town 2 (1)
1983–1985 Heanor Town
1985–1987 Bradford City 17 (1)
1986–1987 Tranmere Rovers (loan) 5 (3)
1987–1989 Notts County 59 (9)
1989–1990 Walsall 27 (1)
1990–1992 Northampton Town 52 (6)
1992–1993 Instant-Dict
1993–?? Arnold Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Adrian Thorpe (born 25 November 1963), also known as Aidey Thorpe, is an English former footballer who played as a winger or a forward.


Born in Chesterfield in 1963,[1][2] Thorpe started his career with Mansfield Town. He moved to non-league Heanor Town, before he returned to the Football League in July 1985 with Bradford City following their promotion to Division Two.[1] He played 17 league games, scoring just once,[3] and also had a loan spell with Tranmere Rovers, before he moved to Notts County in November 1987 for £50,000.[1][4] He went on to play with Walsall and Northampton Town before he moved to Hong Kong with Instant-Dict. He currently works as a firefighter in Nottingham.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903–1988. Breedon Books Sport. pp.  409. ISBN 0-907969-38-0. 
  2. ^ "Adrian Thorpe". Neil Brown. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Frost. Bradford City A Complete Record 1903–1988. pp.  389. 
  4. ^ McVay, Dave (1988-01-04). "Fitness is Thorpe's priority". Nottingham Evening Post.