Keith Oakes

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Keith Oakes
Personal information
Full name Keith Brian Oakes
Date of birth (1956-07-03) 3 July 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Bedworth, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1972 Bedworth United
1972–1978 Peterborough United 61 (2)
1978–1984 Newport County 232 (27)
1984–1986 Gillingham 86 (7)
1986–1988 Fulham 76 (3)
1988–1992 Peterborough United 97 (9)
1992–1993 Boston United 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Keith Brian Oakes (born 3 July 1956) is an English former professional footballer. His clubs included Peterborough United, Newport County and Gillingham.[1]

At Newport County Oakes was selected in the 1980 Fourth Division PFA Team of the Year and captained the team that won promotion and the Welsh Cup and in the subsequent season reached the quarter-final of the 1981 European Cup Winners Cup.[2]

He completed a bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Salford and in the summer of 1991 succeeded Bill Harvey as physiotherapist at Peterborough United.[3] In 1997, he became the physiotherapist at Lincoln City[4] and had a brief spell as co-caretaker manager after the sacking of Phil Stant in 2001.[5]

He was most recently physiotherapist at Peterborough United having rejoined the club in June 2006[6] but he left in May 2010.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. pp. 236–237. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  2. ^ Newport County A-Z of transfers
  3. ^ "Sixty Years A Soccer Stalwart, Bill Harvey Dies At 81". Peterborough United F.C. Official Website. 4 February 2002. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Oakes signs two-year extension". Lincoln City F.C. Official Website. 16 June 2001. Archived from the original on 4 April 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Peter Lansley (2001-02-28). "Lincoln community board lets Stant go – Third division". The Times. Retrieved 2008-08-11. 
  6. ^ "Oakes is back". Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 14 June 2006. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Keith Oakes leaves club". Peterborough United F.C. Official Website. 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 12 January 2011.