Gordon Armstrong

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Gordon Armstrong
Personal information
Full name Gordon Ian Armstrong [1]
Date of birth (1967-07-15) 15 July 1967 (age 55)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) [1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
000?–1985 Sunderland
Senior career*
1985–1996 Sunderland 349 (50)
1995Bristol City (loan) 6 (0)
1995Northampton Town (loan) 4 (1)
1996–1998 Bury 69 (4)
1998–2003 Burnley 105 (5)
2003–2004 Accrington Stanley 12 (0)
2004 Radcliffe Borough ? (?)
2004–2005 Stalybridge Celtic ? (?)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Gordon Ian Armstrong (born 15 July 1967 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England) is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He now works as a football agent, and has amongst the players he manages a number of current and former players from Burnley Football Club. [2]

During his career he played for Sunderland, Bristol City, Northampton Town, Bury, Burnley, Accrington Stanley, Radcliffe Borough and Stalybridge Celtic.[ citation needed ] Whilst at Sunderland, he played in the 1992 FA Cup Final where they lost to Liverpool.

He is the brother of former Reading and Sheffield United left back Chris Armstrong.[ citation needed ]

His son, James, played for the Sunderland F.C. Academy, as well for Hull City A.F.C. [3]

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  1. 1 2 Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 26. ISBN   1-85291-651-6.
  2. Limited, Footymad. "GORDON ARMSTRONG - Burnley FC - Clarets Mad". www.claretsmad.co.uk. Archived from the original on 20 October 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  3. "Sunderland youngster Armstrong set to join Hull - Tribal Football" . Retrieved 14 July 2016.