Jamie Hewitt (footballer)

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Jamie Hewitt
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Personal information
Date of birth (1968-05-17) 17 May 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Chesterfield, England
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Chesterfield (physio)
Youth career
Chesterfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1992 Chesterfield 249 (14)
1992–1993 Doncaster Rovers 33 (0)
1993–2002 Chesterfield 257 (12)
Total 539 (26)
Teams managed
2002– Chesterfield (physio)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jamie Hewitt is a former footballer who played as a defender for Chesterfield and Doncaster Rovers. He was a member of the Chesterfield 1997 FA Cup team that made it to the semi-finals. In the semi-final at Old Trafford, Chesterfield were trailing Premiership Middlesbrough 3-2 in extra time when he headed in a 119th-minute equaliser.[1] Chesterfield however lost the replay 3-0. He is classed as a legend by the Chesterfield fans because of this and also his great career for the club. He is currently still with the club as a physiotherapist for the academy.

Personal life[edit]

His uncle, Ron Hewitt, played in the Football League for Lincoln City in the 1940s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shaw, Phil (13 April 1997). "Hewitt keeps the Chesterfield dream alive". London: The Independent. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Hewitt profile". Sky is Blue. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 

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