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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This whole project began with a book entitled 'Where Are They Now? - Life After Soccer'.

This proved to be incredibly popular and led to the formation of this site as well as a number of club specific titles. So far, the series comprises of Manchester United, Chelsea, Portsmouth, Huddersfield Town, Aston Villa and Liverpool. Forthcoming titles include Arsenal, Southampton and West Bromwich Albion - watch this space!

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Updated: 02-08-21 Wendi Beal

I new Joe Nibloe when I was a child from what I can remember. He was cheerful jolly person and much liked. I also new his son Alister when they lived at Stockarth Lane Oughtbridge he was rather a good looking lad easy to talk to; we were devastated when he died in the car accident.


Updated: 01-08-21 John Lewis

I met Jim some years ago when he was the temporary landlord of the Black Horse in Naunton, Gloucestershire. He shared happy memories of the 1976 FA Cup Final (as an Evertonian I was supporting the underdogs). Steve Winwood was in the bar that night - 2 stars in the same pub on the same night! I very much enjoyed my chat with Jim - a great guy!


Updated: 01-08-21 Mac

RIP LEEDS LEGEND. Taken too soon.


Updated: 01-08-21 Pat Ryan

I have been a Leeds United fan since I was a little boy and am now 70, Terry Cooper was one of the Leeds United greats and has joined some of his great teammates in heaven. RIP Terry. Another legend gone to his heavenly home.


Updated: 01-08-21 Neil missen

I played with Keith in Blackheath District side, a long with Paul Elliot, Ian wright, Danny Wallace.
Keith was great player, very quick & calm when under pressure.


Updated: 01-08-21 Ian Ross

Does Colin Irwin know that he is eligible for a backdated Football League Division One Championship winners medal for the 1979-80 season?
Following a change in the rules the number of appearances required is now five. Colin made eight league appearances (7 starts and 1 sub) and along with another nine former Liverpool players he should now get another medal for his collection.
Former players from Tottenham, Derby and Wolves have received league medals already and two other clubs will follow shortly. Can you contact him please.


Updated: 01-08-21 Alan Hodgson

Hi John, If you read this do you remember the Beaulieu Jazz Festivals driving in your old Ford 8? I took control when we were stopped !!! They were great times, i hope life has been good to you your old mucker Alan.


Updated: 31-07-21 James Jones

Teddy as I know him used to race greyhounds together in our teens. He was a great player. I still see him.


Updated: 31-07-21 Tommy Christensen



Updated: 30-07-21 Olly

Nice words from Toma Martin for big Tommy. I would like to he from you Toma. You too were overlooked for stardom. I have left my Gmail mail. Get in touch if you can.

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