Ian Ormondroyd

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Ian Ormondroyd
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-09-22) 22 September 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Bradford, England
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1985 Thackley
1985–1989 Bradford City 87 (20)
1987 Oldham Athletic (loan) 10 (1)
1989–1991 Aston Villa 56 (6)
1991–1992 Derby County 25 (8)
1992–1995 Leicester City 77 (7)
1995 Hull City (loan) 10 (6)
1995–1996 Bradford City 38 (6)
1996–1997 Oldham Athletic 31 (8)
1997–1998 Scunthorpe United 20 (0)
Total 354 (62)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:00, 22 November 2007 (UTC).

Ian Ormondroyd (born 22 September 1964 in Bradford, Yorkshire) is an English retired footballer. Ormondroyd became famous for his height and build, similar manner to that of Peter Crouch.

Club career[edit]

Ormondroyd played for Bradford City, Oldham Athletic, Aston Villa, Derby County, Leicester City, Hull City and Scunthorpe United. He was Leicester's record signing in 1992 when he joined from Derby for £350,000.[1]

At the age of 33, Ormondroyd retired from football due to arthritis in his left ankle.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He returned to Bradford City as football in the community officer, and also works as a commentator and match day summariser for Bradford City games with Pulse Radio.

His son, Jack, plays rugby league for the Leeds Rhinos in the Super League.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Former Player Remembers: Ian Ormondroyd - Leicester City
  2. ^ "Where are they now - Ian Ormondroyd". The Football League. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Official Featherstone Rovers RLFC Web Site – First Team Squad". Featherstone Rovers. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ormondroyd junior the 'big daddy' of the family at 17 stone". Telegraph & Argus. 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2016-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Much-changed Featherstone ready for Bradford Bulls test". York Press. 2016-02-06. Retrieved 2016-09-21. 

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