Where Are They Now? - Footballers

Where Are They Now is designed for you if you are a football fan who is as curious as us to find out what happened to your favourite footballers after they retired from playing.

Where Are They Now? - Footballers

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Have you ever wondered what happened to all of those players that you have seen come and go over the years? The heroes and the villains? The saints and the sinners? The stars that you talked about for years after they had retired and those you instantly forgot?

If so, Where Are They Now? is definitely for you!

Not all players end up running pubs or become TV pundits! It's no secret what Gary Lineker is up to these days but what about the many thousands of players who have slipped from public view? The first edition of "Where Are They Now?" uncovered some fascinating post football stories including the former Arsenal striker who became Iceland's Finance Minister; Millionaires; Bankrupts; Vicars; Comedians; Singers; a Phil Collins lookalike... and one or two publicans!

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SHEA, Steven

Updated: 16-08-19

Full Name - Steve Shea (known as Sheasy)
D.O.B. - 10th December 1965
Place of Birth - Luton
Place of Residence - Coventry
Married to Angela (Mctigue)
Children - 3
Grandchildren - 4 (All girls)

Football Playing Career
Everton FC - Apprentice
Feyenoord - Trainee
Played in Region of 800 semi-Professional Games for Established non-League Clubs - Hitchin Town,St Albans City,Stevenage Boro,Hendon,Harrow Borough,Aylesbury United,Chesham United,Rushden & Diamonds,VS Rugby Ilkeston Town,Telford United,Moor Green.

Post Playing Career
Assistant Manager to Tony Dobson (Former Coventry City & Blackburn Rovers Defender) At Rugby United and Solihull Borough
UEFA ''B'' Licenced Coach
1st Team Scout for Coventry City,Queens Park Rangers,Hull City.

Current Football Position

1st Team National Scout for Leicester City (10 years service)
Head of European Operations for ''International Professional Scouting Organisation'' (IPSO)

WESTWOOD, DANNY

Updated: 16-08-19 Mark

I remember the fans having mixed views on Westwood, I was very young watching him . Was there a difficult relationship between him and Ken Price or am I imagining that? He was quick and scored a decent amount of goals. There's not much about what happened to him after football which is a shame

GEORGE, CHARLIE

Updated: 16-08-19 Pete Roberts

I lived just round the corner from Highbury in the early 70s. Could pay my entrance fee at the great North Bank turnstiles. Loved watching Charlie the king of Highbury play.

DODSON, DAVID

Updated: 16-08-19 Andy Sorrell

Dave knew my dad Ray he came to our house in Woking and I have a photo of him playing football with me in the garden.

HOCKEY, TREVOR

Updated: 16-08-19 David Watts

He will always be remembered for his flair and attractive football skills

HARKOUK, RACHID

Updated: 16-08-19 Graham

I remember seeing him play for Crystal Palace when I was a young man. He had great potential, shame about the career ending injury!

FIELDING, WALLY

Updated: 16-08-19 Ronald Ellams

I remember Wally Fielding well. A brilliant player who never got international recognition. When I was a schoolboy I wrote to him for some tips and he wrote back with some good advice which I into practice when I played football at the time. I passed the letter on to my nephew who I was coaching at the time. Sorry now I didn’t keep it. Will always remember him for the gentleman he was

GROVES, VICTOR

Updated: 16-08-19 Fiona

He was not the uncle of Perry. Slightly more distantly related. To the extent that if you look at the family tree Groves is the incorrect surname for Perry.

SAMMELS, JON

Updated: 16-08-19 John Wood

Jon became a driving instructor in Leicester and was to be seen regularly at the local test centres. I knew him during my time as an instructor and he was always very pleasant to speak to and a really nice bloke. As far as I know he still lives locally in a small village just outside the city but retired from instructing in the early 2000's I think. After he retired I'd still see him occasionally out running along the country roads between his village and the neighbouring one. A nephew of mine who was living in Los Angeles gave me a fan photo he had from Jon's time at Leicester City and asked me to get him to sign it which he duly did and I posted it back to L.A. to a very pleased nephew!

MELLOR, PETER

Updated: 16-08-19 Geoff Featherston

I used to play football with him in Platt Fields Park. I lived on Mabfield Road and Peter lived I think on Furness Road Fallowfield.

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