Andy Kiwomya

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Andy Kiwomya
Personal information
Full name Andrew Derek Bara Kiwomya[1]
Date of birth (1967-10-01) 1 October 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Huddersfield, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Left winger, Forward
Youth career
Barnsley
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 Barnsley 1 (0)
1986–1989 Sheffield Wednesday 0 (0)
1992–1993 Dundee 21 (1)
1993–1994 Rotherham United 7 (0)
1994 Halifax Town
1994–1995 Scunthorpe United 9 (3)
1995–1997 Bradford City 43 (3)
1997 Luton Town (loan) 5 (1)
1997 Burnley (loan) 3 (0)
1997–1998 Notts County 2 (0)
1998 Halifax Town (loan)
1998 Cambridge City
1998–1999 Nuneaton Town
1999–2000 Boston United
2000–2001 Ilkeston Town
2004 Stocksbridge Park Steels
Total 91 (8)
Teams managed
2015–2016 Sheffield FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andrew Derek Bara Kiwomya (born 1 October 1967) is an English former professional footballer who played as both a left winger and a striker. He is currently head of youth development at Sheffield FC, having previously held the position of manager at the club.

Career[edit]

Born in Huddersfield, Kiwomya played League football in England and Scotland for Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Dundee, Rotherham United, Halifax Town, Scunthorpe United, Bradford City, Luton Town, Burnley and Notts County.[2][3]

He later played non-League football for Cambridge City, Nuneaton Town, Boston United, Ilkeston Town and Stocksbridge Park Steels.[2][3][4]

Personal and later life[edit]

His son is Alex Kiwomya and his brother is Chris Kiwomya.[5][6]

He is of Ugandan heritage.[7]

Kiwomya has spoken out publicly about the racist elements of the sport.[8]

In November 2007, Kiwomya took part in a charity match, playing for a Sheffield FC Masters XI against a team of soap stars.[9]

Kiwomya was announced as manager of Sheffield FC in May 2015, succeeding Jordan Broadbent.[10] He stepped down from the managerial role in March 2016, becoming head of youth development.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andy Kiwomya". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Andy Kiwomya at Soccerbase
  4. ^ "KIWOMYA JOINS STEELS". NonLeagueDaily.com. 30 August 2004. 
  5. ^ "Chelsea's Kiwomya joins Barnsley as Ramage extends stay". BBC Sport. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Doug Thomson (6 January 2015). "Barnsley loan move for son of former Huddersfield Town fitness coach Andy Kiwomya". Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  7. ^ Ugandan Alex Kiwomya plays for Chelsea Youth team
  8. ^ "Football staff recruitment 'racist'". BBC News. 17 August 2001. 
  9. ^ "SHEFFIELD FC MASTERS TAKE ON SOAP STARS FOR CHARITY". NonLeagueDaily.com. 29 November 2007. 
  10. ^ http://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/football/kiwomya-new-boss-of-sheffield-fc-1-7259017
  11. ^ http://www.sheffieldfc.com/news/kiwomya-steps-down