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Scott Green (footballer)

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Full name  Scott Paul Green
1990–1997  Bolton Wanderers
Place of birth  Walsall, England
Name  Scott Green

Years  Team
Role  Football player
1988–1990  Derby County
Playing position  Defender
Date of birth  (1970-01-15) 15 January 1970 (age 45)

Scott Paul Green (born 15 January 1970 in Walsall) is an English retired football defender.

As a schoolboy, Green spent time at Stoke, West Brom and Walsall before Derby County took him on trial as a centre-forward. He ultimately failed to play a single game for Derby but would have a successful loan spell in 1989 with Finnish side Euran Pallo, scoring 23 goals in 17 matches. In 1990, Green signed for Bolton Wanderers for £50,000, making his début against Shrewsbury Town. He would help Wanderers reach the play-offs that season, and made an appearance in the 1991 play-off final against Tranmere. In 1994, Green switched to full-back helping Bolton achieve promotion and played in the 1995 Football League Cup Final.

Green joined Wigan Athletic for £300,000 in June 1997, scoring on his début in a 5-2 win over Wycombe Wanderers on the opening day of the 1997/98 season. Now a regular fixture at right-back, he was part of the side that would win the Football League Trophy at Wembley in 1999. A virtual ever present in the first half of Wigan's Second Division Championship winning season, he would be allowed to leave the club for Wrexham in 2003.


Bolton Wanderers
  • First Division: 1996–97
  • Wigan Athletic
  • Football League Trophy: 1998–99
  • References

    Scott Green (footballer) Wikipedia

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