Julian Alsford

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Julian Alsford
Personal information
Full name Julian Alsford[1]
Date of birth (1972-12-24) 24 December 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Poole, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1990–1991 Watford
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 Watford 13 (1)
1992 Kingsbury Town (loan)
1992 Staines Town (loan)
1994 Slough Town
1994–1998 Chester City 141 (7)
1998–1999 Dundee United 3 (0)
1998 Barnet (loan) 9 (1)
1999 Chester City 11 (1)
1999–2000 Dorchester Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Julian Alsford (born 24 December 1972) is an English former footballer, who played the majority of his professional games with Chester City in two separate spells. He was a centre half.

Alsford started his career at Watford, after becoming an associated schoolboy in December 1988, he became a trainee in July 1989 and went on to captain the youth team.[2] He signed professional terms in May 1991, and established himself in the reserve team.[2] He had a series of loans in the lower leagues, joining both Kingsbury Town and Staines Town in January 1992, and Slough Town in March 1994.[2] However, was unable to establish himself in the Watford team, and was tried as a striker in the reserves.[2]

Alsford was allowed to join Chester City for free in August 1994, but with Watford to receive a third of any future fee received for him. He played for Chester for four years, before joining Scottish Premier League side Dundee United. He only played three league games for the club, and was soon loaned to Barnet. He rejoined Chester in 1999, before signing for Dorchester Town in 2000.


  1. ^ "Julian Alsford". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d Jones, Trefor (1996). The Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. Surrey: T.G Jones. p. 23. ISBN 0-9527458-0-1. 

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