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Gordon Watson

Gordon Watson

Clubs played for: Charlton Athletic, Sheffield Wednesday, Southampton, Bradford City, AFC Bournemouth, Hartlepool United (1989-2003)

Born: 1971

Birthplace: Sidcup

Died:

Position: Forward

Biography: A never say die forward who enjoyed his Saints days under Ball and Merrington, but was not in Graeme Sounesss plans, so he moved onto Bradford City, where in his third game he suffered a double fracture of his right leg in a tackle that saw him eventually win 950 00 in damages at the High Court. Although he never fully recoved he managed to play on in the lower league for another 5 years. Since retiringhe has returned to Southampton where he runs his own property renovation business, as well as appearing as a radio football pundit for Radio Hampshire. He also works as a scout for Leicester City and Premier League teams. He still turns out for the Ex Saints team.




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Watson, Gordon Nicest man I have ever met.


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