Billy Askew

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Billy Askew
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-10-02) 2 October 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Great Lumley, Durham, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1982 Middlesbrough 12 (0)
1982–1990 Hull City 253 (19)
1990–1991 Newcastle United 6 (0)
1991 Shrewsbury Town (loan) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Billy Askew (born 2 October 1959 in Great Lumley (near Durham), England) is an English footballer best known for his career with Hull City.

Askew attended Lord Lawson school in Birtley and began his career with Middlesbrough before joining Hull in 1982. A left-footed midfield dynamo, he was an integral part of the side's rise from the Fourth to Second Division in the 80s before leaving for Newcastle United in 1990. After a loan spell at Shrewsbury Town, he moved to Gateshead.

In 1994, he moved to Waterford United where he made 3 appearances.

He is currently connected to the coaching staff at Darlington F.C.

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