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Alun Armstrong (footballer)

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Full name  Alun Armstrong
Years  Team
Position  Forward
000?–1993  Newcastle United
Height  1.83 m
Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer
Name  Alun Armstrong

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Date of birth  (1975-02-22) 22 February 1975 (age 40)

Place of birth  Gateshead, England

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Alun Armstrong (born 22 February 1975 in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear) is an English former professional footballer, turned manager. He is currently manager at Blyth Spartans.


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Armstrong's first club was Newcastle United, where in October 1993 he came up from their youth team. He left in June 1994 having not played for them, and signed with Stockport County for £50,000. In 200 games for them, he scored 62 goals. In February 1998 he joined Middlesbrough for £1.6m. He stayed until 2000, when in March he joined Huddersfield Town for three months on loan. In December 2000 he joined Ipswich Town for £500,000. In the three years he was at Ipswich he scored 19 goals in 94 appearances, including a header in Ipswich's 1–0 win over Inter Milan in the 2001–02 UEFA Cup. Armstrong described the goal as "probably the most important of my career, as long as we get a result out there (In the return leg)". Despite Armstrong scoring another goal in the return leg from the penalty spot, Ipswich were knocked out with an aggregate score of 4–2.

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From December 2003 until March 2004 he was on loan to Bradford City, scoring once against Norwich City, and in September 2004 he joined Darlington on a free transfer. He left Darlington in June 2005, to join Rushden & Diamonds. He scored once for Rushden, his goal coming against Halifax Town in the FA Cup. After a spell on loan at Doncaster Rovers, he re-signed for Darlington in August 2006 to join the club on a second spell, before leaving them again at the end of the 2006–07 season. He scored once in his second spell at Darlington, against Hereford. He signed for Newcastle Blue Star in the UniBond Division One North before quitting days after receiving a red card against Gateshead.

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He was appointed as manager of Blyth Spartans in September 2016.

Management career

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Armstrong was appointed manager of Northern Premier League side Blyth Spartans on 22 September 2016.

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