Trevor Challis

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Trevor Challis
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-10-23) 23 October 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Paddington, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
1985–1992 Larkspur FC, Belmont United FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Queens Park Rangers 13 (0)
1998–2003 Bristol Rovers 145 (1)
2003–2004 Telford United 33 (0)
2004–2005 Shrewsbury Town 46 (0)
2005–2008 Weymouth 60 (0)
2008–2010 Eastleigh 35 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 January 2007

Trevor Challis (born 23 October 1975) is an English former professional footballer who retired from the game after a number of operations in his knee. His most recent club Eastleigh, where he played at left back.

Trevor was part of the successful Queens Park Rangers youth team that won the South East Counties League and Southern Junior Floodlit Cup final beating West Ham.

Trevor played in the premier league for Queens Park Rangers during the 1995-1996 season playing left back earning a call up for England under 21's in the Toulon tournament, making 2 appearances against Angola and Portugal. Trevor represented England at under 16,18,21 levels as well as Ireland at under 16 level. During the 1996-1997 season Trevor received a bad knee injury in a heavy challenge with Norwich city footballer Rob Newman. It took Trevor 20 months and 5 knee operations to regain full fitness, when ex teammate Ian Holloway invited Trevor to play for Bristol rovers and rebuild his career. Trevor won all 3 player of the year awards during the 1998-1999 season.

Trevor scored the winning penalty for Shrewsbury Town when they beat Aldershot Town in the 2004 Conference playoff final. Trevor also helped Weymouth f.c. to the conference south title in the 2005-2006 season.

In 2010, he started working for Bristol City FC and works as the Academy Recruitment Officer. Trevor now coaches in the youth development phase at Bristol city f.c.[1]

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