Eddie Youds

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Eddie Youds
Personal information
Full name Edward Paul Youds
Date of birth (1970-05-03) 3 May 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1991 Everton 8 (0)
1989 Cardiff City (loan) 1 (0)
1990 Wrexham (loan) 20 (0)
1991–1995 Ipswich Town 50 (1)
1995 Bradford City (loan) 7 (2)
1995–1998 Bradford City 79 (6)
1998–2002 Charlton Athletic 53 (2)
2002–2003 Huddersfield Town 25 (0)
2003–2005 Grays Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edward Paul "Eddie" Youds (born 3 May 1970) is an English former professional footballer, who played as a defender from 1988 to 2005.

He notably played in the Premier League with Ipswich Town and Charlton Athletic, having also played in the Football League for Everton, Cardiff City, Wrexham, Bradford City and Huddersfield Town before finishing his career in non-League with Grays Athletic.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Liverpool, Youds began his career with Everton and also played for Cardiff City, Wrexham, Ipswich Town, Bradford City, Charlton Athletic, Huddersfield Town and Grays Athletic, before retiring in 2005 at 35.

He was captain for Bradford City's 1996 Second Division play-off final victory against Notts County. While at Charlton, he played in the club's dramatic win over Sunderland in the 1998 First Division play-off final, winning 7–6 on penalties after a 4–4 draw.

Personal life[edit]

Youds now works as a property development manager in London.[1]


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