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Roy Wegerle

Roy Wegerle

Clubs played for: Tampa Bay Rowdies, Tacoma Stars, Chelsea, Swindon Town, Luton Town, QPR, Blackburn Rovers, Coventry City, Colorado Rapids, DC United, Tampa Bay Mutiny (1984-1998)

Born: 1964

Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

Position: Striker /Midfielder

Biography: Born in South Africa, he never played football until university, when he was coached by former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Roy Bailey. Had a trial at Manchester United but went on to learn his trade in the NASL in America. Joined Chelsea in 1986 and despite being able to play on the wing or in the midfield, found chances hard to come by and Bobby Campbell sold him to Luton Town for £75,000. Is now a Pro golfer, playing the minor league gold tour and is also working for ESPN as a co-host of MILS Extratime. Lives in Palm Beach Gardens




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Wegerle, Roy Roy Wegerle had a brief spell at Blackburn Rovers in 1992. His finest hour was his one man demolition of Newcastle in the FA Cup. It inspired me to write a spaghetti western style story about the event. http://www.rovingmick.com/ewood-park/good-bad-wegerle/


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