|Full name||Gregory Strong|
|Date of birth||5 September 1975|
|Place of birth||Bolton, England|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|1997–1998||→ Blackpool (loan)||11||(1)|
|1999||→ Stoke City (loan)||5||(1)|
|2000||→ Motherwell (loan)||10||(0)|
|2003||→ Cheltenham Town (loan)||4||(0)|
|2003||→ Scunthorpe United (loan)||7||(0)|
|2003||→ Bury (loan)||10||(0)|
|2004–2005||→ Macclesfield Town (loan)||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 May 2010.
Strong had a 20-year-long career in professional football where he was a typical journeyman playing for a large number of clubs. Strong played for Wigan Athletic, Bolton Wanderers, Blackpool, Stoke City, Motherwell, Hull City, Cheltenham Town, Scunthorpe United, Bury, Boston United, Macclesfield Town, Livingston, Dundee, Halifax Town, Northwich Victoria, Droylsden and Rhyl.
Strong was born in Bolton and started his footballing career with Wigan Athletic in 1992 after playing for England schoolboys and youth international. He played two seasons with Wigan and then moved to his hometown club Bolton Wanderers in August 1995. He struggled to establish himself at Bolton making just 22 appearances for the club in four seasons. During that time he was loaned out to Blackpool where he made 12 appearances scoring one goal and Stoke City where he played five times in 1998–99 scoring once against his former club Wigan Athletic. He then moved to Scottish side Motherwell in the summer of 1999 where he became a popular player in two seasons at Fir Park.
He returned to England in 2002 when he was signed up by Hull City. After struggling to get games with Hull, Strong had loan spells with Cheltenham Town, Scunthorpe United, and Bury before moving on to Boston United. He spent a short loan at Macclesfield Town before moving to Scotland again to sign for Livingston in 2005.
After a season and a half at Livingston Strong joined Dundee in August 2006. However, he was released by Dundee in late 2006, and on 8 March 2007, he was signed by Conference side Halifax Town. He scored a goal on his debut for the Shaymen after just four minutes, but was released by the club at the end of the season, joining league rivals Northwich Victoria. Strong left Northwich in January 2008 joining Droylsden where he played for the rest of the season.
- Huws Gray Cup winners: 2011–12
- Cymru Alliance champions: 2012–13
- Sourced from Greg Strong profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other[A]||Total|
|Wigan Athletic||1993–94||Third Division||18||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||20||1|
|Bolton Wanderers||1995–96||Premier League||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Blackpool (loan)||1997–98||Second Division||11||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||12||1|
|Stoke City (loan)||1998–99||Second Division||5||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||1|
|Motherwell||1999–00||Scottish Premier League||10||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||10||0|
|2000–01||Scottish Premier League||32||1||1||0||1||1||0||0||34||2|
|2001–02||Scottish Premier League||32||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||33||2|
|Hull City||2002–03||Third Division||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Cheltenham Town (loan)||2002–03||Second Division||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||0|
|Scunthorpe United (loan)||2002–03||Third Division||7||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||9||0|
|Bury (loan)||2003–04||Third Division||10||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||11||0|
|Boston United||2004–05||League Two||9||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||11||0|
|Macclesfield Town (loan)||2004–05||League Two||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||0|
|Livingston||2004–05||Scottish Premier League||9||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||11||0|
|2005–06||Scottish Premier League||30||1||2||0||3||0||0||0||35||1|
|Dundee||2006–07||Scottish First Division||16||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||18||1|
|Halifax Town||2006–07||Conference National||8||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||8||1|
|Northwich Victoria||2007–08||Conference National||17||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||17||0|
- "Greg Strong". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
- "Ex-Motherwell star Greg Strong: I know what Rangers players are going through.. facing administrator's axe was brutal". Daily Record. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Strong joins Hull". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Strong signs for Robins". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Laws wants Strong support". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Boston capture defender". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Livingston sign up two defenders". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Halifax snap up defender Strong". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Northwich bag Strong and Maylett". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Rhyl FC manager Greg Strong determined to reach Welsh Premier League". Daily Post. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- "Greg Strong steps down as Rhyl FC boss after seven years at Corbett Sport Stadium". Daily Post. Retrieved 13 February 2016.