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Full name  Benjamin David Gill
Name  Ben Gill
Position  Midfielder
2005–2007  Watford
Education  The John Lyon School
Years  Team
Height  1.88 m
Place of birth  Harrow, England
Role  Footballer

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Date of birth  (1987-10-04) 4 October 1987 (age 28)
Playing position  Central Defender/Midfielder
Number  15 (Cheltenham Town F.C. / Midfielder)

Benjamin David "Ben" Gill (born 4 October 1987) is an English footballer. He plays either as a central midfielder or central defender.


Born in Harrow, Gill started his career as a youth player at Arsenal but was released in July 2005 and joined the Academy of Championship side Watford. Whilst still an Academy scholar he made his first team debut in a League Cup victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 20 September 2005, coming on as a substitute. He went on to make two further substitute appearances in the League Cup and FA Cup respectively, against Premier League sides Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers.

Watford were promoted to the Premiership at the end of 2005–06 season, and Gill was awarded a professional contract. In October 2006, he joined Conference side Cambridge United a month's loan, to cover injuries sustained by the Yellows. He was involved in 4 matches, starting 3 times. After his return, he was unable to break into the first-team. At the end of the season he was released, and subsequently signed a two-year contract with League One side Cheltenham Town on 15 May 2007. He played fifteen times for the club before being he was released early from his contract in January 2009. He signed for Crawley Town in February 2009, signing until the end of the 2009. Signed on non-contract terms for Weymouth in March 2009 until the end of the season. On July 2009 he signed with Interblock from Slovenia.

His spell in Slovenia was ended in September 2010 however when he returned to England and signed for Forest Green Rovers.

After only a few games for Forest Green Gill departed The New Lawn and spent a small amount of time at Rayners Lane before moving on to Isthmian Premier Division side Wealdstone in November 2010. After making 12 league appearances he left Wealdstone. He then spent time training with Lincoln City.

He is pictured on the original cover of Jai Paul's track BTSTU.


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