Nigel Hart

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Nigel Hart
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-10-01) 1 October 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Golborne, Lancashire, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Stockport County
1978–1979 Wigan Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979 Wigan Athletic 1 (0)
1979–1981 Leicester City 0 (0)
1981–1982 Blackpool 37 (0)
1982–1987 Crewe Alexandra 142 (10)
1987–1988 Bury 45 (2)
1988–1989 Stockport County 39 (2)
1989–1991 Chesterfield 46 (2)
1991 York City 1 (0)
Total 311 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nigel Hart (born 1 October 1958) is an English former football defender who played for Wigan Athletic, Leicester City, Blackpool, Crewe Alexandra, Bury, Stockport County, Chesterfield and York City.


Hart started his career on a part-time basis at Stockport County[1] before joining Wigan Athletic in 1978. After spending a season in the reserve team, he made one Football League appearance for the club during the 1979–80 season before moving to Leicester City.

Personal life[edit]

Hart is the son of Johnny Hart, who played for and managed Manchester City. His brother, Paul, also played as a defender.


  1. ^ Cherry, D. B. (1979). The League: At Last. D.B.C. Enterprises. p. 102. 

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