Anthony Lloyd

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Anthony Lloyd
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Lloyd playing for York City in 2007
Personal information
Full name Anthony Francis Lloyd[1]
Date of birth (1984-03-14) 14 March 1984 (age 33)[1]
Place of birth Taunton, England
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
North Ferriby United
Youth career
000?–2002 Huddersfield Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Huddersfield Town 42 (3)
2005–2006 Torquay United (loan) 9 (0)
2006 Torquay United 11 (0)
2006–2007 York City 30 (0)
2007 Farsley Celtic 3 (0)
2007–2008 York City 15 (0)
2008–2011 Guiseley ? (?)
2010–2011 Bradford Park Avenue (loan) ? (?)
2011 Stocksbridge Park Steels ? (?)
2011– North Ferriby United 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:53, 18 December 2011 (UTC).

Anthony Francis Lloyd (born 14 March 1984) is an English footballer who plays for North Ferriby United as a defender. He played over 60 games in the Football League for Huddersfield Town and Torquay United as well over 40 games for York City in the Conference Premier.

Career[edit]

Born in Taunton, Somerset, Lloyd began his career as a trainee with the Huddersfield Town youth system, signing a professional contract on 22 August 2003.[1] Lloyd made his league debut on 27 September 2003 after starting in a 3–0 win at home to Leyton Orient.[3][4] He was a member of the 2004 promotion side, playing in the play-off Final at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff as Huddersfield beat Mansfield Town in a penalty shoot-out after a 0–0 draw after extra time.[5] He finished the 2003–04 season, his first in the first team, with 36 appearances and three goals.[3]

Lloyd joined Torquay United on a one-month loan on 2 November 2005,[6] and this was extended for a second month later in November.[7] He signed for Torquay permanently on 5 January 2006 on a contract until the end of the 2005–06 season.[8] He played against Birmingham City during with Torquay.[9]

He joined Conference National club York City on 20 July 2006,[10] after turning down a new contract with Torquay.[11] He played in both legs of York's 2–1 defeat on aggregate Morecambe in the play-off semi-finals.[12] He finished the 2006–07 season after making 35 appearances for York and the club announced on 16 May 2007 that he would be released when his contract expired on 30 June.[12][13]

Following his release by York, Lloyd went on trial with Farsley Celtic and signed for the newly promoted Conference Premier side on 31 July.[14][15] He was employed by the club on a short-term, part-time basis and worked in a warehouse.[16] He rejoined York on 27 September after leaving Farsley.[17] He scored his first goal for York in the FA Trophy first round away to Altrincham, in a 3–1 victory.[18] He was released by York for a second time following the end of the 2007–08 season.[19]

Lloyd joined Guiseley in July 2008.[20] He joined Bradford Park Avenue on loan on 29 December 2010.[21] After being released by Guiseley he signed for Northern Premier League Premier Division side Stocksbridge Park Steels on 28 July 2011.[22] He signed for Northern Premier League Premier Division rivals North Ferriby United in December.[23]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 13 December 2011.
Club Season League[A] FA Cup League Cup Other[B] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Huddersfield Town 2002–03[24] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003–04[3] 31 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 36 3
2004–05[25] 11 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 14 0
2005–06[26] 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 42 3 2 0 0 0 7 0 51 3
Torquay United (loan) 2005–06[26] 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Torquay United 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
York City 2006–07[12] 30 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 35 0
Farsley Celtic 2007–08[27] 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
York City 2007–08[28] 15 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 23 1
North Ferriby United 2011–12[29] 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Career totals 112 3 9 0 0 0 19 1 140 4

Honours[edit]

Huddersfield Town

Footnotes[edit]

A. ^ The "League" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the Football League and Football Conference.
B. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the Conference League Cup, FA Trophy, Football League Trophy and play-offs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2006). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2006–07. Mainstream Publishing. p. 249. ISBN 1-84596-111-0. 
  2. ^ "Profiles". Torquay United F.C. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Season 2003/2004:". Sportbox.tv. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Huddersfield 3–0 Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 27 September 2003. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Clockwatch: Division Three play-off final". BBC Sport. 31 May 2004. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Fudge, Simon (2 November 2005). "Gulls loan another Terrier". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Torquay extend loan pair's spells". BBC Sport. 24 November 2005. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  8. ^ Fudge, Simon (5 January 2006). "Lloyd seals Gulls move". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  9. ^ Flett, Dave (25 October 2006). "City defender desperate to revel in cup magic again". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  10. ^ "Huddersfield defender joins York". BBC Sport. 20 July 2006. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  11. ^ Flett, Dave (20 July 2006). "Billy banks on Lloyd lift". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  12. ^ a b c Batters, Dave (2008). York City The Complete Record. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. 409–421. ISBN 978-1-85983-633-0. 
  13. ^ "York boss releases eight players". BBC Sport. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  14. ^ Flett, Dave (24 July 2007). "Feel-good factor flows through City". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  15. ^ "Farsley add another five to ranks". BBC Sport. 31 July 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  16. ^ Flett, Dave (4 October 2007). "Ex-City ace back as former boss returns north". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  17. ^ "Minstermen recruit Lloyd and Fry". BBC Sport. 27 September 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  18. ^ Flett, Dave (17 December 2007). "Altrincham 1, York City 3 (FA Trophy, first round)". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  19. ^ Flett, Dave (26 April 2008). "Panther packed off". The Press. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  20. ^ "Two for Guiseley". Non-League Daily. 10 July 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2008. 
  21. ^ Clements, John (29 December 2010). "Baldry joins whilst Lloyd goes on loan". Guiseley A.F.C. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  22. ^ "Guiseley boss Kittrick releases three players". Gazette & Observer. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  23. ^ "NFU v Bradford PA (Evo Prem)". North Ferriby United A.F.C. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  24. ^ "Season 2002/2003:". Sportbox.tv. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  25. ^ "Season 2004/2005:". Sportbox.tv. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  26. ^ a b "Season 2005/2006:". Sportbox.tv. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  27. ^ "Season 2007/2008:". Sportbox.tv. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  28. ^ Batters. York City The Complete Record. pp. 411–421. 
  29. ^ "Player stats". North Ferriby United A.F.C. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 

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