John Stiles (footballer)

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John Stiles
Personal information
Full name John Charles Stiles
Date of birth (1964-05-06) May 6, 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Manchester, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1983 Shamrock Rovers 5 (0)
1983–1984 Vancouver Whitecaps 16 (?)
1983–1984 Vancouver Whitecaps (indoor) ? (?)
1984–1989 Leeds United 65 (2)
1989–1992 Doncaster Rovers 89 (2)
1991–1992 Rochdale (loan) 4 (0)
1993–1997 Gainsborough Trinity
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Stiles (born May 6, 1964 in Manchester, England) is a former professional footballer and the son of 1966 England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles and nephew of Johnny Giles.[1][2]

Stiles made over 150 Football League appearances in total, having played for Leeds United and Doncaster Rovers.[1] He finished his career with Gainsborough Trinity.

He made 2 appearances in European competition for Shamrock Rovers in the 1982–83 UEFA Cup .[3]

He is now a comedian.[2] [4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Where are they now: John Stiles". The Football League. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "John Stiles: Home". John Stiles Official Site. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Irish Times (subscription required)
  4. ^ <http://www.afterdinnerspeakers4u.co.uk/Comedians/John%20Stiles/

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