Charlie Hartfield

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Charlie Hartfield
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-09-14) 14 September 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Lambeth, London, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1991 Arsenal 0 (0)
1991–1997 Sheffield United 57 (1)
1997 Fulham (loan) 2 (0)
1997–2001 Swansea City 22 (2)
1997 Lincoln City (loan) 3 (1)
1999–2000 Telford United (loan) 20 (3)
2002 Halifax Town 2 (2)
2002 Ilkeston Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Charlie Hartfield (born 14 September 1971) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

He started out at Arsenal, turning professional in 1989, but never made a first-team appearance. He left Arsenal in 1990 for Sheffield United and went on to play for Fulham (on loan), Swansea City, Lincoln City (on loan), Telford United (on loan), Halifax Town and Ilkeston Town.

During his playing career, Hartfield suffered from a gambling addiction, and in 2006 he still owed debts of "£40,000 or £50,000".[1]

Charlie Hartfield most recently worked as a scout for Sheffield United. In February 2015 he was jailed for nine years and one month after admitting conspiracy to supply amphetamine and cannabis.[2]


  1. ^ "'I borrowed £21,000 and lost it all in three weeks'". The Independent. 12 April 2006. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Former Swansea City player turned to gambling and drug trafficking when his career fell apart". Wales OnLine. 24 February 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016. 

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