Danny Maddix

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Danny Maddix
Personal information
Full name Daniel Shawn Maddix
Date of birth (1967-10-11) 11 October 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Ashford, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1985–1986 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1987 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
1986 Southend United (loan) 2 (0)
1987–2001 Queens Park Rangers 295 (13)
2001–2003 Sheffield Wednesday 59 (2)
2003–2004 Barnet 33 (0)
2005–2006 Grays Athletic ? (?)
Total 389 (15)
National team
1998 Jamaica 1 (0)
Teams managed
2004 Barnet (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Daniel "Danny" Shawn Maddix (born 11 October 1967 in Ashford) is an English-born former Jamaican footballer who played as a defender for from 1986 to 2006.

He notably in the Premier League for Queens Park Rangers. He also played for Tottenham Hotspur, Southend United, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnet and Grays Athletic as well as earning one cap for Jamaica.

Whilst with Barnet in 2004 he was briefly appointed caretaker manager.

Club career[edit]

Tottenham Hotspur[edit]

He started his career as a trainee at Tottenham Hotspur but never appeared for the first team. He was loaned to Southend United in 1986 where he made 2 appearances, however he departed the club after one senior season in the first team at White Hart Lane.

Queens Park Rangers[edit]

He finally left for Division 1 rivals Queens Park Rangers in 1987. He made 348 appearances for QPR spanning 13 seasons, scoring 18 goals. He made his debut in November 1987 at Queens Park Rangers and was an effective centre half alongside Alan McDonald. He spent a handful of seasons in the Premier League with QPR, and continued to play for the Loftus Road club when they were relegated in 1996.

Sheffield Wednesday[edit]

He signed with Sheffield Wednesday in 2001 where he made over 50 starts but was released after the club suffered relegation to the third tier of English football in the 2002–2003 season.

Barnet[edit]

He signed to Barnet on 12 July 2003[1] and ended his career in December 2004.[2] He was briefly joint caretaker manager with Ian Hendon between the departure of Martin Allen and the arrival of Paul Fairclough.

Grays Athletic[edit]

Following his departure from Barnet, Maddix signed with Grays Athletic and stayed with the club until the end of the 2005–2006 season.

International career[edit]

Despite being English by birth, Maddix's Jamaican roots saw him picked for the Jamaica in 1998 in a World Cup warm-up game against Iran.

Coaching career[edit]

He now trains a Sunday league team called Colebrook Royals.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maddix pens Barnet deal". BBC Sport. 12 July 2003. 
  2. ^ "Maddix parts company with Barnet". BBC Sport. 22 December 2004. 

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