Gareth Grant

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Gareth Grant
Personal information
Full name Gareth Michael Grant
Date of birth (1980-09-06) 6 September 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Leeds, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Frickley Athletic F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2002 Bradford City 24 (1)
1999 Halifax Town (loan) 3 (0)
2000 Bolton Wanderers (loan) 0 (0)
2001 Lincoln City (loan) 3 (0)
2002 Lincoln City
2002 Chester City 0 (0)
2002–2005 Gainsborough Trinity
2005 Scarborough (loan) 1 (0)
2005–2006 Harrogate Town 34 (10)
2006–2008 Farsley CelticA 20 (4)
2008 Harrogate Town 12 (1)
2009–2010 Farsley Celtic
2010 Droylsden 2 (0)
2010 Gainsborough Trinity
2010–2013 Farsley
2013 Ossett Town
2013– Pontefract Collieries
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:10, 13 March 2010 (UTC).

Gareth Michael Grant (born 6 September 1980) is an English footballer, who plays for Frickley Athletic He played as a professional in the Football League and Premier League for Bradford City, Halifax Town and Lincoln City.[1]

Career[edit]

Grant made 30 appearances in the Football League for Bradford City, Halifax Town and Lincoln City. At Bradford he scored three goals, against FK Atlantas in the Intertoto Cup,[2] Darlington in the League Cup[3] and Portsmouth in the league.[4] During his spell with Lincoln he scored once against Chesterfield in the LDV Vans Trophy.[5] After Lincoln, he played in non-league football for Chester City, for whom he made one start and scored two goals in the Cheshire Senior Cup against Cheadle Town.[6] Grant also played for Gainsborough Trinity and Harrogate Town, where he scored 15 goals from 43 appearances in all competitions in the 2005–06 season.[7] In the summer of 2006, Grant moved to Farsley Celtic and helped them to gain promotion to the Conference National in 2007, including scoring a goal in the play-off final win of that year. In February 2008, Grant re-signed for Harrogate Town in time for him to face his former team Gainsborough Trinity.[7] He was released later that year, then spent nearly a year out of football before rejoining Farsley Celtic in March 2009.[8] On 13 March 2010 Grant signed alongside his Farsley strike partner Lee Ellington for fellow Conference North side Droylsden, but left shortly afterwards to join former club Gainsborough Trinity. On 1 July 2010 he joined Farsley,[9] moving on to join Ossett Town in July 2013.[10]

Notes[edit]

A. ^ These figures only include seasons in the Conference National, so are incomplete.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gareth Grant". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mills makes his mark". BBC. 9 July 2000. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bradford steamroller past Darlington". BBC. 25 September 2000. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Bradford 3–1 Portsmouth". BBC. 12 January 2002. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Lincoln 4–1 Chesterfield". BBC. 13 February 2001. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "15. What happened to...". Chester City Unofficial Website. Steve Mansley. Retrieved 6 December 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Grant returns to Town". Harrogate Town F.C. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 
  8. ^ Grayson, James (9 March 2009). "Grant Acceepts Celts Mayday Shout". Farsley Celtic F.C. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 
  9. ^ "Driscoll begins new era – first signings". Farsley A.F.C. Official Website. 2 July 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Ossett Town bag forward duo". NonLeageDaily.com. 25 July 2013. Archived from the original on 28 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 

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