Ged Stenson

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Ged Stenson
Personal information
Full name Gerard Patrick Stenson[1]
Date of birth (1959-12-30) 30 December 1959 (age 57)[1]
Place of birth Bootle, England[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Everton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1979 Port Vale 12 (0)
Morecambe
Prescot Cables
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gerard Patrick Stenson (born 30 December 1959) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder for Port Vale, Morecambe, and Prescot Cables in the late 1970s.

Playing career[edit]

Stenson played for Everton before joining Third Division side Port Vale in March 1978 for a £3,000 fee.[1] The club were relegated that season under the stewardship of Bobby Smith.[1] Stenon was instead handed his debut by new manager Dennis Butler came on 12 August, in a League Cup First Round 3–0 defeat to Chester at Vale Park.[1] Despite the scoreline, Stenson made a big impression and started the next eight matches.[1] His performances waned however and after September he was only ever a back-up player.[1] He played 11 Fourth Division and two League Cup games in the 1978–79 season, and featured in just one league game in the 1979–80 campaign.[1] After having his contract cancelled by new boss Alan Bloor by 'mutual agreement' in October 1979, he moved on to Morecambe (Northern Premier League) and then Prescot Cables.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Ged Stenson profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Port Vale 1978–79 Fourth Division 11 0 0 0 2 0 13 0
1979–80 Fourth Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 12 0 0 0 2 0 14 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 281. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.