Kenny Stroud

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Kenny Stroud
Personal information
Full name Kenneth Allan Stroud[1]
Date of birth (1953-12-01) 1 December 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Fulham, England
Playing position Midfielder / Defender
Youth career
Swindon Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1982 Swindon Town 311 (16)
1982–1983 Newport County 48 (0)
1983–1985 Bristol City 69 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kenneth Allan "Kenny" Stroud (born 1 December 1953) is an English former footballer who made more than 400 appearances in the Football League playing for Swindon Town, where he spent the majority of his career, Newport County and Bristol City.[2] He played as a midfielder or defender.

Stroud was born in Fulham, London. He played for the Swindon schools team that reached the national boys' final in 1969,[3] and went on to become an England youth international.[1] He made his first-team debut for Swindon Town on 4 September 1971, a goalless draw with Queens Park Rangers in the Second Division, a match in which highlights were shown that evening on BBC1's Match of the Day programme.[1] Over the next eleven seasons he made 373 appearances for Swindon in all first-team competitions, scoring 19 goals.[1] He finished his professional career at Newport County and then Bristol City.[2]

Stroud's son David also played professionally for Swindon Town.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Ken Stroud". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 2 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Ken Stroud". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Walters Scoops Long Service Award". Swindon Advertiser. 23 October 2007. Retrieved 2 December 2009. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "David Stroud". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • Ken Stroud at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database