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Michael Potts (footballer)

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Place of birth  Preston, England
Name  Michael Potts
Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer

1999–2008  Manchester United
Height  1.78 m
2008–2010  Blackburn Rovers
Position  Midfielder
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Full name  Michael Craig Thomas Potts
Date of birth  (1991-11-26) 26 November 1991 (age 24)
Current team  Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C.

Michael Craig Thomas Potts (born 26 November 1991) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays for Bamber Bridge as a midfielder. He previously played for AFC Fylde, Blackburn Rovers, York City and Guiseley.


Early career

Born in Preston, Lancashire, Potts played for Manchester United's youth teams all the way through high school. Throughout his time at United Potts was regarded as a striker. Potts attended Priory High School in Penwortham, Preston.

Blackburn Rovers

After being released at the end of his Youth Contract at Manchester United, Potts signed a contract with Blackburn Rovers in 2008. Although he never played a game for the first team, Potts became well known for his passing ability and had been reverted to a central midfielder.

York City

Potts signed for Conference Premier side York City on a two-year contract on 23 June 2011. He finished the 2011–12 season with 13 appearances as York were promoted to League Two via the play-offs. He made 14 appearances and scored three goals for York in the 2012–13 season, before being released on 30 April 2013.


Potts signed for Conference North side Guiseley on 14 August 2013 following a trial. He made 30 appearances and scored three goals in the 2013–14 season.

AFC Fylde

Potts signed for newly promoted Conference North club AFC Fylde on 20 June 2014.

Stalybridge Celtic

Potts joined Stalybridge Celtic for a 3-month loan spell on 2 February 2015.

Bradford Park Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue signed Potts as a free agent 1 June 2015.

Curzon Ashton

He then joined Curzon Ashton in 2016.

Bamber Bridge

He joined Bamber Bridge in August 2016.

Career statistics

As of match played 10 May 2014.


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