Scott Houghton

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Scott Houghton
Personal information
Full name Scott Aaron Houghton
Date of birth (1971-10-22) 22 October 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth Hitchin, England
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 Tottenham Hotspur 10 (2)
1991Ipswich Town (loan) 8 (1)
1992Charlton Athletic (loan) 6 (0)
1992Cambridge United (loan) 0 (0)
1992–1993Gillingham (loan) 3 (0)
1993–1994 Luton Town 16 (1)
1994–1996 Walsall 78 (14)
1996–1999 Peterborough United 58 (11)
1998Southend United (loan) 4 (1)
1999Southend United (loan) 17 (2)
1999–2000 Southend United 52 (6)
2000–2002 Leyton Orient 42 (6)
2002 Halifax Town 7 (0)
2002 Stevenage Borough 12 (1)
Total 313 (45)
National team
England Under-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Scott Houghton (born 22 October 1971 in Hitchin) is an English former footballer and current Police Officer. Houghton was a midfielder who began his career with Tottenham Hotspur before going on to play for a succession of lower league clubs including Peterborough United.

After retiring from the game, Houghton decided to join the police force. In his first posting as a police officer, he was appointed the on-site police officer for The Voyager School.

Houghton has also had television exposure, as he also appears in the Sky TV Police series Cop Squad that follows the going's on at Cambridgeshire Constabulary.


with Walsall

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