Andy Reid (footballer)
Reid in 2007
|Full name||Andrew Matthew Reid|
|Date of birth||29 July 1982|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|2010||→ Sheffield United (loan)||9||(2)|
|2002–2003||Republic of Ireland U21||15||(4)|
|2003–||Republic of Ireland||29||(4)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:19, 12 October 2014 (UTC).
Andrew Matthew "Andy" Reid (born 29 July 1982) is an Irish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Football League Championship club Nottingham Forest. He turned professional in August 1999 making his debut for Nottingham Forest on 29 November 2000 against Sheffield United. Reid moved from Forest to Tottenham in 2005, then to Charlton Athletic in 2006, Sunderland in 2008 and Blackpool in 2011. In July 2011 he signed a two-year deal back at Nottingham Forest. He has also represented the Republic of Ireland internationally.
Reid was born in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland. He went to school at Synge Street CBS, Dublin. Football was in his blood as his father Bill played for St Patrick's Athletic and his uncle Victor played for Shelbourne.
Reid started his career with the Nottingham Forest youth academy, after joining from Cherry Orchard. Reid said "I chose Forest years ago because they made me feel wanted, because they had more time for me as a young kid than I felt at Arsenal or United". He turned professional in August 1999, making made his debut on 29 November 2000 against Sheffield United. In the 2001–02 season Reid failed to score a goal, although he played in 31 games.
He eventually scored a goal on 15 May 2003 against Sheffield United in the 2003 Football League Division One play-off semi-final, although Nottingham Forest lost the match 4–3. (5–4 on aggregate). He scored two goals in the 3–1 win over Coventry City on 27 August 2003. Reid then scored 13 goals in the 2003–04 season, finishing as Nottingham Forest's top scorer of the season, and named in the PFA Division One Team of the Year.
He handed in a transfer request at the start of August 2004 saying "I feel I have no other choice than to formally state my desire to leave the club". Reid left the Nottinghamshire club having scored 21 goals in 144 appearances.
After protracted negotiations, lasting for the bulk of his last season at the club, Reid completed his move from Forest to Tottenham on the last day of the January 2005 transfer window. He was joined by Michael Dawson for a combined fee of £8 million. He made his debut in a 3–1 win over Portsmouth on 5 February 2005, with Martin Jol saying "Andy Reid also did well on his debut, and you worry a bit how new players will cope with the Premiership".
Despite a promising start Reid failed to recapture the form he had shown at Forest and had to wait until May before netting for his new club, coming against Aston Villa in a 5–1 win at the end of the season. Making only 20 starts in 26 appearances he scored just one goal for Tottenham leading him to be listed by one journalist as one of the worst signings of the January Transfer market.
Reid joined Charlton Athletic for a fee of around £3 million in August 2006. He scored his first goal for Charlton against Everton on 25 November 2006. Following the Everton match, Charlton manager Les Reed said Reid was similar to Ferenc Puskás, part of the famous Mighty Magyars.
Charlton were relegated at the end of the season but Reid continued to shine in the Championship. He scored both goals against Norwich City in a 2–0 win in September 2007, from two penalties in the space of two minutes. "The captain Andy Reid was brilliant, he was driving us on all night", Alan Pardew said about his performance that day. Reid's form had not gone unnoticed and he was eventually sold having played 40 games and scored 9 goals in all competitions during his two seasons at Charlton.
At the end of January 2008, on the last day of the transfer window, Reid joined Sunderland in a three and a half-year deal worth £5m, making the step back up to the Premier League. Sunderland's Greg Halford went in the other direction in a six-month loan spell as part of the deal. Reid explained that he wanted Sunderland to be challenging for European places, and will not be happy fighting relegation season-after-season.
He made his début at the start of February 2008 against Wigan Athletic, coming on as a 74th minute substitute and assisted Daryl Murphy by playing a cross field pass for him to score a 25-yard (23 m) goal.
Reid scored his first goal for Sunderland at the end of March in a 2–1 win over West Ham United, his 95th minute volley earning Sunderland their first back-to-back Premier League victory since December 2001. He scored his first goal of the 2008–09 campaign with a header in a 4–0 win over West Bromwich Albion. Reid scored his first goals of the 2009/2010 campaign with a brace against Norwich City in the League Cup – where Sunderland went on to win 4–1. His impressive display won him man of the match. Reid then scored his first Premier League goal of the season in a 4–1 win over Hull City, he also provided the cross which led to a Kamil Zayatte own goal to make it 4–1 to Sunderland.
After drifting out of first team contention Reid joined Sheffield United on a month's loan at the end of October 2010, with Sheffield manager Gary Speed stating "he is of undoubted Premier League quality and therefore a good addition to the squad." He made his début for the Blades a few days later, coming on as a second-half substitute against Coventry City. Reid went on to score his first goal for the Blades on in mid November to help secure the team a 1–0 victory at Millwall. After two months at Bramall Lane Reid was hit by a three match ban following an incident at Carrow Road in a game against Norwich and so returned early to his parent club. He left Bramall Lane having played nine times and scored two goals for the South Yorkshire club.
On 31 January 2011, Reid joined Blackpool on a deal until the end of the season. Struggling to make an impact on the first team he made only five appearances for the Bloomfield Road team before being released at the end of May following Blackpool's relegation from the Premier League.
On 1 July 2011, Nottingham Forest announced the signing of Reid on a two-year deal, returning to the club where he started his career. He became Steve McClaren's first signing since joining the club as manager. Since his return to Forest, Reid has become an integral part of the squad, providing goals and assists on a regular basis. On 5 January 2014, Billy Davies said Reid had signed a contract extension of two-and-a-half years to remain at Nottingham Forest until the summer of 2016.
Despite the club ending the 2013-14 Championship season in eleventh place and missing a number of games through injury, Reid scored ten goals in thirty-six games in all competitions. This led to him being named Forest's Player of the Year for the second time, as well as being named in the PFA Championship Team of the Year.
Having been an ever-present in Forest's starting XI in the 2014–15 Football League Championship, Reid came off with injury in the forty-third minute of their home-tie against local rivals Derby on 14 September 2014.
Reid was part of the team that won the U16 Nordic Cup on 8 August 1998 and scored in the final win over England. He has also appeared for the Republic of Ireland Under-21 team where he played 15 games and scored 4 goals, and also for the Republic of Ireland senior team where he has made 27 appearances and scored 4 goals.
He débuted for the Republic of Ireland national football team in a 3–0 win over Canada. The first of his international goals was a 35-yard (32 m) free kick against Bulgaria on 18 November 2003. His first international goal in a competitive game saw him score a 25-yard (23 m) shot from open play against Cyprus in a World Cup qualifier on 18 August 2004.
He also scored a consolation goal in a 2–1 friendly defeat by Italy on 17 August 2005. He also opened up the scoring in the last game at Lansdowne Road before redevelopment, a game in which Ireland won 5–0 against San Marino on 15 November 2006. He provided an assist with a low through ball for Robbie Keane in a 4–0 victory against Denmark in a friendly on 22 August 2007. Reid believes that ex-Republic of Ireland manager, Steve Staunton, should not have been sacked, the midfielder explained, "I do not believe they should have done it. I believe he should have been given more time".
After a five year exile from international football, interim manager Noel King recalled Reid to the Irish squad for the qualifiers against Germany and Kazakhstan. Reid spoke of his gratitude for King for recalling him to the Ireland squad fearing that the opportunity would not come along again to play for his country. On 15 October 2013, Reid made his return in an Irish jersey against Kazakhstan playing 75 mins before being replaced by Aiden McGeady in a 3-1 win in Dublin.
- As of match played 5 October 2014
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Nottingham Forest||2000–01||Division One||14||2||1||0||0||0||—||15||2|
|Tottenham Hotspur||2004–05||Premier League||13||1||—||—||—||13||1|
|Charlton Athletic||2006–07||Premier League||16||2||0||0||1||0||—||17||2|
|Sheffield United (loan)||2010–11||Championship||9||2||—||—||—||9||2|
- Appearances in Football League play-offs
|Republic of Ireland|
- Scores and results list Republic of Ireland's goal tally first.
|1.||18 August 2004||Lansdowne Road, Dublin||Bulgaria||1–1||Draw||Friendly|
|2.||4 September 2004||Lansdowne Road, Dublin||Cyprus||3–0||Win||2006 World Cup qualification|
|3.||17 August 2005||Lansdowne Road, Dublin||Italy||1–2||Loss||Friendly|
|4.||15 November 2006||Lansdowne Road, Dublin||San Marino||5–0||Win||Euro 2008 qualifying|
- Republic of Ireland
- "Premier League Player Profile". Premier League. Retrieved 16 March 2011.[dead link]
- "Andy Reid". Soccerbase. Archived from the original on 20 March 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- Dervan, Cathal. "Irish Clubs Cash In". Irishabroad. Retrieved 20 March 2008.
- "Current FOREST & Green". World Easy. Archived from the original on 17 November 2007. Retrieved 18 March 2008.
- "Forest 2–0 Sheffield United". BBC Sport. 29 November 2000. Retrieved 20 March 2008.
- "Blades overcome brave Forest". BBC Sport. 15 May 2003. Retrieved 19 March 2008.
- "Coventry 1–3 Nottm Forest". BBC Sport. 27 August 2003. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
- "19 Andy Reid". ESPNSoccernet. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
- "Reid wants to quit Forest". BBC Sport. 3 August 2004. Retrieved 17 March 2008.
- "Reid and Dawson move to Tottenham". BBC Sport. 1 February 2005. Archived from the original on 5 February 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- "Tottenham 3–1 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 5 February 2005. Retrieved 17 March 2008.
- "Tottenham 5–1 Aston Villa". BBC Sport. 1 May 2005. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
- Dart, Tom (22 January 2008). "Tottenham 5–1 Aston Villa". London: Times Online. Retrieved 23 March 2008.(subscription required)
- "Charlton capture midfielder Reid". BBC Sport. 16 March 2008. Retrieved 16 August 2006.
- "Charlton v Everton". evertonfc.com (Everton F.C.). 25 November 2006. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- Cass, Simon (26 November 2006). "Reid compares to Puskas". London: Daily Mail. Archived from the original on 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
- "Charlton 2–0 Norwich". BBC Sport. 18 September 2007. Retrieved 17 March 2008.
- "Reid completes Sunderland switch". BBC Sport. 31 January 2008.
- "Reid sets sights on Europe". Sky Sports (British Sky Broadcasting). 11 February 2008. Archived from the original on 17 March 2008. Retrieved 18 March 2008.
- Paterson, Hayley (9 February 2008). "Murphy thunderbolt stuns Latics". Sky Sports (British Sky Broadcasting). Archived from the original on 15 March 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- Holt, Sarah (29 March 2008). "Sunderland 2–1 West Ham". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 3 April 2008. Retrieved 29 March 2008.
- "Sheffield United sign Sunderland midfielder Andy Reid". BBC Sport. 30 October 2010. Archived from the original on 1 November 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010.
- "Sheffield United 0–1 Coventry". BBC Sport. 30 October 2010. Archived from the original on 1 November 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
- "Reid blow hits Blades". sufc.co.uk (Sheffield United F.C.). 31 December 2010. Archived from the original on 9 January 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
- "Black Cat Becomes A Tangerine". blackpoolfc.co.uk (Blackpool F.C.). 31 January 2011. Archived from the original on 8 March 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
- "Reid released by Blackpool". Irish Times. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
- "Andy Reid completes Nottingham Forest return". BBC Sport. 2 July 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2011.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2013-14". Soccer Base. 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- "Andy Reid Named Player of the Season". Nottingham Forest F.C. 3 May 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- "Luis Suarez: Liverpool striker wins PFA Player of the Year award". BBC Sport. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- "Nott'm Forest 1-1 Derby". BBC Sport. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
- "Another Kerr side wins a trophy". The Irish Times. 8 August 1998. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
- "Squad profiles". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 6 April 2008. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
- "Ireland earn flattering win". BBC Sport. 18 November 2003. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- "Rep of Ireland 1–1 Bulgaria". BBC Sport. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- "Republic of Ireland 1–2 Italy". BBC Sport. 17 August 2005. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- Jackson, Lyle (15 November 2006). "Rep of Ireland 5–0 San Marino". BBC Sport. Retrieved 18 March 2008.
- "Ireland vs Denmark match report". BBC Sport. 22 August 2007. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
- "FAI bowed to outside pressure over Staunton sacking – Andy Reid". Belfast Telegraph. 14 November 2007. Retrieved 18 March 2008.
- Mackey, Liam (1 January 2011). "The Many Sides of Andy Reid". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- "Ireland recalls for Anthony Stokes, Kevin Doyle, Darron Gibson and Andy Reid". RTÉ News. 30 September 2013.
- "Andy Reid grateful to Noel King for Ireland Recall". 2 October 2013.
- "R. of Ireland 3-1 Kazakhstan". 15 October 2013.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2000/2001". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2002/2003". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "Games played by Andy Reid in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
- "Reid, Andy". National Football Teams. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Andy Reid (footballer born 1982).|