John Pender (footballer)

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John Patrick Pender
Personal information
Full name John Patrick Pender[1]
Date of birth (1963-11-19) 19 November 1963 (age 55)[1]
Place of birth Luton, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
0000–1982 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1985 Wolverhampton Wanderers 117 (3)
1985–1987 Charlton Athletic 41 (0)
1987–1990 Bristol City 83 (3)
1990–1995 Burnley 171 (8)
1995–1997 Wigan Athletic 70 (1)
1997–1998 Rochdale 14 (0)
Total 496 (15)
National team
1983–1985 Republic of Ireland U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Patrick Pender (born 19 November 1963) is a retired English professional footballer who played as a central defender. He is one of only two Burnley captains to have led the side to two promotions, the other being Martin Dobson.

He was capped five times by the Republic of Ireland Under-21 side and now lives in Telford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "John Pender". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 March 2018.