|Full name||Roger Anthony Joseph|
|Date of birth||24 December 1965|
|Place of birth||Paddington, England|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|1995||→ Millwall (loan)||5||(0)|
|1997||West Bromwich Albion||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Roger Anthony Joseph (born 24 December 1965 in Paddington, England) is a former professional football right back, best remembered for his time in the Football League with Wimbledon and Brentford. He won two caps for England B at international level.
Joseph began his career alongside his older brother Francis at Third Division club Brentford and rejoined the club in October 1984 after having been released as a junior and then dropped into non-league football with Southall. He made his senior debut on the final day of the 1984–85 season in a 1–1 draw with Millwall and attempted to establish himself as the club's first choice right back during the 1985–86 and 1986–87 seasons, before excelling in 1987–88 and winning Brentford's Players' Player of the Year award. His performances also saw him voted into the Third Division PFA Team of the Year and he became the first Brentford player to receive the accolade. He departed Griffin Park for a club record £150,000 fee in August 1988, having made 122 appearances and scored two goals for the Bees.
Joseph signed for First Division club and reigning FA Cup holders Wimbledon in August 1988 for a £150,000 fee. He began his time with the Dons as a regular but drifted out of contention by the 1993–94 season, making just 13 league appearances, before managing just three appearances in the following season and remaining absent for the entirety of 1995–96. Joseph was released in May 1996 after making 199 appearances without scoring.
West Bromwich Albion
Joseph moved back up to the First Division to sign for West Bromwich Albion on non-contract terms 28 February 1997. He made just two substitute appearances the following month, before departing the club at the end of the 1996–97 season.
Return to Leyton Orient
Joseph returned to Leyton Orient on 3 August 1997. He was a regular pick during the 1997–98 and 1998–99 seasons and helped Orient to the 1999 Third Division play-off Final, which was lost 1–0 to Scunthorpe United. Joseph made just one appearance during the 1999–00 season and was released at the end of the campaign, after making 77 appearances across his two spells at Brisbane Road.
After his release from Leyton Orient, Joseph dropped into non-league football and played for King's Lynn, Leatherhead and had two spells with former club Southall. He had two spells with AFC Wimbledon during the 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons and became one of the first players to play for both Wimbledon and its phoenix club.
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|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Millwall (loan)||1994–95||First Division||5||0||—||—||—||5||0|
|Leyton Orient||1996–97||Third Division||14||0||—||—||0||0||14||0|
|West Bromwich Albion||1996–97||First Division||2||0||—||—||—||2||0|
|Leyton Orient||1997–98||Third Division||25||0||1||0||3||0||1[a]||0||30||0|
|Leyton Orient total||67||0||2||0||5||0||3||0||77||0|
|King's Lynn||2001–02||Southern League Premier Division||5||0||—||—||0||0||5||0|
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