Where Are They Now? - Premier League (correct to 20.05.2010)
Herein lies the post-NUFC fate that befell those of the 149 players who represented us in the Premier League.
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Clarence Acuna Palestino (Chile), Union Espanola (Chile). Philippe Albert Fulham, retired, media work. Malcolm Allen Aberystwyth Town, Stevenage Borough, Colney Heath, Stevenage Borough C, Council Sports Officer in Wales, Molesey AM, Letchworth Town YC, Edgeware Town P/AM, retired, North Herts College C, Aberystwyth YC, Stevenage YC, Newcastle College C, Tottenham Hotspur YC, media work. Darren Ambrose Charlton Athletic Ipswich Town (loan), Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace. Shola Ameobi Stoke City (loan), CP Andreas Andersson AIK Stockholm, Hova IF, retired. Matty Appleby Darlington, Barnsley, Oldham Athletic, Darlington, Whitby Town, commercial deep sea diver. Faustino Asprilla Fluminense (Brazil) Atlante (Mexico), Palma (Italy, loan) Atletico Nacional (Colombia) Darlington (never signed/played) club tbc (Saudi Arabia, never played), retired. Al Jazira (UAE, never played) Tulua (Colombia) Universidad de Chile (Chile), retired. Celestine Babayaro LA Galaxy (USA), Portsmouth (trial), unattached John Barnes Charlton Athletic, retired, M Celtic, media work, Jamaica C, Tranmere Rovers M, media work Warren Barton Derby County, QPR, Leicester (trial), P/C Wimbledon, retired, C, Dagenham & Redbridge, media work (USA) / YC Carmel Valley Manchester (USA). Joey Barton CP Cristian Bassedas Tenerife (Spain, loan), Newell's Old Boys (Argentina), retired, media work. Sebastien Bassong Tottenham Hotspur David Batty Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, retired Peter Beardsley Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City, Fulham, Hartlepool United, Doncaster Rovers, retired, YC NUFC, NUFC PR, YC Middlesbrough, YC NUFC. David Beharall Grimsby Town (loan), Oldham Athletic, Port Vale (trial), Carlisle, Stockport County, retired. Craig Bellamy Celtic (loan), Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Manchester City. John Beresford Southampton, Alfreton Town, Halifax Town, retired, media work. Olivier Bernard Darlington, CP, Southampton, Birmingham City (trial), Rangers, Sheffield United (trial), CP, training with Toronto (Canada), retired, Darlington C. Habib Beye Aston Villa Jean-Alain Boumsong Juventus (Italy) Olympique Lyonnais (France) Lee Bowyer West Ham United, Birmingham City (loan then permanent) Paul Bracewell Fulham, retired, M Fulham, M Halifax Town, FA C, D Complete Football Project, Gosforth Park D. Garry Brady Norwich (loan) Club tbc (China) Portsmouth, Kilmarnock (trial), Walsall (trial), Dundee, St.Mirren. Titus Bramble Wigan Athletic. Michael Bridges Bolton, Sunderland, Bristol City, Carlisle United (loan), Hull City, Sydney United (Aus), Carlisle United (loan), Norwich City (trial), MK Dons, Newcastle Jets (Australia) Martin Brittain Coventry City (trial), Brighton & Hove Albion (trial), Hull City (trial), Brighton & Hove Albion (trial), Kilmarnock (trial), Ipswich Town, Yeovil Town (loan), Luton Town (trial), Carlisle United, Walsall, Toronto (Canada) (trial), Kidderminster Harriers, Gateshead. Nicky Butt Birmingham City, CP, free agent Claudio Cacapa Cruzeiro (Brazil) Steve Caldwell Blackpool (loan), Bradford City (loan), Sunderland, Burnley. Stephen Carr Leicester City (trial), Birmingham City Andy Carroll Preston North End (loan), CP Laurent Charvet Manchester City, Ipswich Town (trial), Sochaux (France), retired, Marketing Director @ Principality Sports Management, London. Michael Chopra Watford (loan), Barnsley (loan), Nottingham Forest (loan), CP, Cardiff City, Sunderland, Cardiff City (loan then permanent) Lee Clark Sunderland, Fulham, NUFC PC, Norwich City AM, Huddersfield Town M. Andy Cole Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth, Birmingham City, Sunderland, Burnley (loan), Nottingham Forest, retired, MK Dons C, Huddersfield Town C. Fabricio Coloccini CP James Coppinger Hartlepool United (loan), Exeter City, Doncaster Rovers. Daniel Cordone Argentinos Juniors (Argentina), San Lorenzo (Argentina), Argentino de Merlo (Argentina), Independiente Rivadavia (Argentina), Tristan Suarez (Argentina). Carl Cort Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City., UD Marbella (Spain), Norwich City, Wycombe Wanderers (trial), Brentford. Jimmy Crawford Rotherham United (loan), Dundee United (loan), Reading, Shelbourne (Republic of Ireland), Sporting Fingal (Republic of Ireland), retired, Shamrock Rovers CM (now left) Nicos Dabizas Leicester City, Anderlecht (Belgium, trial), AE Larisa 1964 (Greece) Paul Dalglish Norwich City (loan), Wigan Athletic (loan), DC United (USA, trial), Burnley (trial), Blackpool, Scunthorpe United (loan), Linfield (Northern Ireland), media work, Luton Town (trial), Livingston, Hibernian, Houston Dynamo (USA), Leeds United (trial), Kilmarnock, retired, youth coach @ Houston Dynamo (USA) Tampa Bay Rowdies M (USA) Lamine Diatta Sochaux (France) (trial), Stoke City (trial), Hamilton Academical (Scotland) (never played a first team game), Al Ahli (Qatar) Sylvain Distin Manchester City, Portsmouth, Everton Didier Domi Paris St.Germain (France), Leeds (loan), Espanyol (Spain), Olympiakos (Greece) Damien Duff Fulham Franck Dumas Marseille (France), Lens (France), Caen (France), retired, Caen M (France). Kieron Dyer West Ham United David Edgar Burnley, Swansea City (loan) Robbie Elliott Bolton Wanderers, CP, Leeds United (trial), Sunderland, Leeds United, Hartlepool United, NUFC fitness C, Nike USA C. Emre Fenerbahce (Turkey) Jose Enrique CP Amdy Faye Charlton Athletic, Rangers, Blackburn (trial), Stoke City, unattached Abdoulaye Faye Stoke City Les Ferdinand Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers, Reading, training with Watford (non-contract), retired, media work/Spurs C. Duncan Ferguson Everton, retired. Ruel Fox Tottenham Hotspur, West Bromwich Albion, media work Southend United (trained, non-contract), Monserrat C, Whitton United PM, retired. Restaurant Owner (The Imperial Lounge, Ipswich), C Suffolk College, Whitton CH. Fumaca Real Zaragoza (Spain, trial) Cologne (Germany) Catuense SA (Brazil), America Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Catuense SA, Caxias do Sul (Brazil), Drnovice (Czech Republic), Türkiyemspor Berlin 1978 (Germany), SC Paderborn 07 (Germany), SV Wilhelmshaven (Germany), unknown. Kevin Gallacher Bolton (trial), Preston North End, Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield Town, retired, media work. Diego Gavilan Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (Mexico, loan) CP, Udinese (Italy), SC Internacional (Brazil) Newell's Old Boys (Argentina), Gremio (Brazil), Flamengo (Brazil), Portuguesa (Brazil), Independiente (Argentina), Olimpia (Paraguay) George Georgiadis PAOK Thessalonaki (Greece), Olympiakos (Greece), Iraklis (Greece), PAOK Thessalonaki (Greece) Greece U21 C. Geremi Ankaragucu (Turkey) Keith Gillespie Blackburn Rovers, Wigan Athletic (loan), Leicester City, Leeds United (trial), Sheffield United, Charlton Athletic (loan), Leeds United (trial), Bradford City, Ferencvaros (Hungary)(trial), Glentoran (Northern Ireland). David Ginola Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Everton, retired, wine producer in France! Shay Given Manchester City Stephen Glass Watford, Hibernian, Dunfermline Athletic. Alain Goma Fulham, AL-Wakra (Qatar), retired. Ignacio Gonzalez Valencia (Spain), Levadiakos (Greece) (loan) Andy Griffin Portsmouth, Stoke City (loan), Derby County, Stoke City, Reading (loan), Stoke City. Stephane Guivarc'h Rangers, Guingamp (France), retired, D Auxerre (France) Danny Guthrie CP Jonas Gutierrez CP Dietmar Hamann Liverpool, Bolton Wanderers (never played), Manchester City, MK Dons P/C. Des Hamilton Tranmere Rovers (loan), Cardiff City, Grimsby Town, Barnet, retired, Campion (West Riding County Amateur Premier League), NBK (Bradford area five a side team) Steve Harper CP Hélder Marino Cristóvão Benfica (Portugal), Paris St.Germain (France), Larissa (Greece), retired, Estoril C (Portugal) (now left) Shaka Hislop West Ham United, Portsmouth, Crystal Palace (trial), West Ham United, FC Dallas (USA), retired, media work Chris Holland Boston United, Southport, Leigh Genesis, Fleetwood Town, Burscough, Guiseley. Mike Hooper Sunderland (trial), retired, Bettaware salesman, Durham, pub doorman in Durham. Marc Hottiger Everton, Echallens AC (Switzerland), FC Neuchatel Xamax AC (Switzerland), Director of Academy Coaching @ Brad Friedel Premier Soccer Academies. Steve Howey Manchester City, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers, New England, Sheffield United, QPR (trial), Oldham Athletic (trial), Hartlepool United (trial), Brandon United M, Crook Town M, Bishop Auckland P/AM, Durham College C/media work. Darren Huckerby Millwall, Coventry City, Leeds United, Manchester City, Nottingham Forest (loan), Norwich City, San Jose Earthquakes (USA). Aaron Hughes Aston Villa, Fulham Paul Huntington Leeds United, Stockport County (loan then permanent) Mike Jeffrey Rotherham United, Fortuna Sittard (Holland), Kilmarnock (Scotland), Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United (loan), retired, car salesman in Liverpool. Jermaine Jenas Tottenham Hotspur. Ronny Johnsen Valerenga (Norway), retired John Karelse AGOVV (Netherlands), NAC Breda (Netherlands) GC. Brian Kerr Coventry City (loan), Livingston, Motherwell, Hibernian, Brighton (trial), Oldham (trial), Hamilton Accies (trial), Livingston (trial), Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Dundee. Temuri Ketsbaia Wolves, Dundee, Anorthosis Famagusta (Cyprus), Anorthosis Famagusta (Cyprus) M, Olympiakos (Greece) M, Georgia national team M. Brian Kilcline Swindon Town, Mansfield Town, Halifax Town, retired, Huddersfield Town YC, media work. Paul Kitson West Ham United, Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace, Brighton & Hove Albion, Rushden & Diamonds, St.Albans City (trial), Aldershot, retired, Spennymoor United P. Patrick Kluivert Valencia (Spain), PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands), Lille (France), retired, AC Alkmaar (Netherlands) C, Brisbane Roar (Australia) C. Robert Lee Derby County, Oldham Athletic, Wycombe Wanderers, retired, media work. Kazenga LuaLua CP, Doncaster (loan) CP, Brighton (loan), CP Lomana Tresor LuaLua Portsmouth, Olympiakos (Greece), Al-Arabi (Qatar), Olympiakos (Greece) Peter Lovenkrands free agent, Rangers (training), Birmingham City (training), CP Albert Luque Ajax (Netherlands) Malaga (Spain) (loan), Ajax (Netherlands), Malaga (Spain) Marcelino Polideportivo Ejido (Spain), retired, media work. Silvio Maric Porto (Portugal), Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) Panathinaikos (Greece), retired, media work. Obafemi Martins Wolfsburg (Germany) Alex Mathie Ipswich Town, Dundee United, Pickering Town, retired, Spennymoor United M, West Auckland M, Royal Mail York/,media work. Jamie McClen Carlisle United, Bristol City (trial), Blyth Spartans, Stockport County (trial), Shrewsbury Town (trial), Kidderminster Harriers, Bedlington Terriers (loan) Hamilton Academical, Motherwell, Gateshead, Newcastle Blue Star (loan), Newcastle Blue Star, Barrow (trial), Morpeth Town, West Allotment Celtic. James Milner Aston Villa (loan), CP, Aston Villa Craig Moore Queensland Roar (Australia) (now renamed as Brisbane Roar), AO Kavala (Greece), unattached. Alan Neilson Southampton, Grimsby Town, Luton Town, Tamworth, Salisbury City, Luton Town C. Kevin Nolan CP Charles N'Zogbia Wigan Athletic. Liam O'Brien Tranmere Rovers, Cork City AM, Bohemians AM, St.Patrick's Athletic AM, Bohemians AM. Andrew O'Brien Portsmouth, Bolton Wanderers. Alan O'Brien Carlisle United, Hibernian, Swindon Town. Oguchi Onyewu Standard Liege (Belgium), AC Milan (Italy) Michael Owen Manchester United Nicky Papavasiliou Apollon Limassol (Cyprus) Anorthosis Famagusta (Cyprus), APOEL Nicosia (Cyprus), Olympiakos Nicosia (Cyprus) M. Scott Parker West Ham United Matty Pattison Norwich City (loan then permanent), Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) Darren Peacock Blackburn Rovers, retired Stuart Pearce West Ham United, retired, Manchester City C, Manchester City M, England U21 C. Alessandro Pistone Venezia (loan) (Italy), Everton, Middlesbrough (trial), Watford (trial), Mons (Belgium) Wayne Quinn Sheffield United (loan), West Ham, Plymouth Argyle (trial), Hayle, Penzance, Hayle. Peter Ramage Queens Park Rangers. Laurent Robert Portsmouth, Benfica (Portugal), Levante (Spain), Derby County, Toronto (Canada) Larissa (Greece), unattached. Mark Robinson Swindon Town, Chippenham Town, retired. Paul Robinson Wimbledon, Burnley (loan), Dundee United ( loan) Hull City (trial) Grimsby Town (loan) Carlisle (loan), Wimbledon, Blackpool, Hartlepool United, York City, St.Johnstone (trial), Ross County (trial), Aberdeen (trial), Whitley Bay, Torquay United, Horden CW, Sunderland RCA, Sunderland Nissan, Darlington (trial), Consett, Maidenhead United. Giuseppe Rossi Manchester United, Parma (Italy) (loan), Villarreal (Spain). David Rozehnal Lazio (Italy), (loan), Lazio (Italy), SV Hamburg (Germany) Ian Rush Barnsley C, Total Network Solutions D, Liverpool C, Chester City M, media work. Louis Saha Metz (France), Fulham, Manchester United, Everton. Kevin Scott Tottenham Hotspur, Port Vale (loan), Charlton Athletic (loan), Norwich City, Darlington, Guisborough Town, Crook Town, retired, Middlesbrough Academy C. Scott Sellars AGF Aarhus (Denmark), Mansfield Town, Kettering Town (trial), Mansfield Town, Sheffield United Academy C, Chesterfield AM, Manchester City AM. Carl Serrant retired, Bradford Park Avenue, Droylsden, player's agent, P/C Farsley Celtic C, Crystal Palace, C Sheffield United. Alan Shearer Media work, NUFC M, Media work Antoine Sibierski Wigan Athletic, Norwich City (loan), Wigan Athletic, retired. Alan Smith CP Nolberto Solano Aston Villa, CP, West Ham United, AE Larisa 1964 (Greece), Universitario (Peru) Colchester United (trial), Sheffield United (trial), Leicester City Gary Speed Bolton Wanderers, Wrexham YC (part time), Bolton Wanderers PC, Sheffield United, retired, Sheffield United C Pavel Srnicek Sheffield Wednesday, Brescia (Italy), Cosenza (Italy), Portsmouth, West Ham United, Coventry City (trial), Beira Mar (Portugal), CP, retired, YC Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic). Ryan Taylor CP Steven Taylor CP Jon Dahl Tomasson Feyenoord (Netherlands), AC Milan (Italy), Stuttgart (Germany), Villarreal (Spain), Feyenoord (Netherlands). Barry Venison Southampton, Galatasaray (Turkey), media work, property developer USA. Hugo Viana Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) (loan), Valencia (Spain), Osasuna (Spain) (loan), Valencia (Spain), Braga (Portugal) (loan). Mark Viduka retired Steve Watson Aston Villa, Everton, West Bromwich Albion, Sheffield Wednesday, retired Sheffield Wednesday CC (caretaker coach), unknown. Jonathan Woodgate Real Madrid (Spain), Middlesbrough, Tottenham Hotspur. Tommy Wright Hull City (loan), Nottingham Forest, Reading (loan) Manchester City (initially loan) Wrexham (loan) CP (loan), Bolton Wanderers (initially loan), Ballymena United (Northern Ireland), Northern Ireland C, Linfield C, Limavady M, Ballymena United M, Norwich City GC, Shamrock Rovers GC, Lisburn Distillery M. Xisco CP, Racing Santander (Spain) (loan) The non-combatants (named as Premier League subs without ever playing): John Burridge: Dunfermline, Dumbarton, Falkirk, Manchester City, Notts County, Witton Albion, (Workington, 03.12.1951) Darlington, Grimsby Town, Gateshead, Northampton Town, Queen of the South, Purfleet, Blyth Spartans, Scarborough, retired, M, Blyth Spartans, C Oman, C Al-Ain (Oman), media work (Middle East TV). Paul Brayson: Swansea City, Reading, Cardiff City, Cheltenham Town, York City (trial), Northwich (Newcastle, 16.09.1977) Victoria, Gateshead (loan), taxi driving, Northwich Victoria, York City, Gateshead, Newcastle Blue Star, Durham City, Blyth Spartans. Tony Caig: Vancouver Whitecaps (Canada), Gretna, Houston Dynamo (USA), Chesterfield, (Whitehaven, 11.04.1974) Workington & Carlisle United GC. Gary Caldwell: Darlington (loan), Hibernian (loan), Coventry City (loan), Vitesse Arnhem (trial), (Stirling, 12.04.1982) Hibernian (Scotland), Celtic (Scotland), Wigan Athletic. Ryan Donaldson CP (Newcastle, 01.05.1991) Jason Drysdale: Swindon Town, Northampton Town, Forest Green Rovers, Aberystwyth Town, (Bristol, 17.11.1970) Bath City, Mangotsfield United, Paulton Rovers, now left. Stuart Elliott: Plymouth Argyle, Crewe Alex (trial), Scunthorpe United (on trial), Scarborough (trial), (Willesden, 27.08.1977) Hull City (loan), Swindon Town (loan), Gillingham (loan), Hartlepool United (loan), Wrexham (loan), Bournemouth (loan), Stockport County (loan), Darlington, Plymouth Arygle, Carlisle United, Durham City, Scarborough, Exeter City, Kidderminster Harriers (trial), Durham City, Merthyr Tydfil, Harrogate Town, Halifax Town, Harrow Borough, Waltham Forest, Gateshead, YC NUFC, Northwich Victoria, York City, Grays Athletic, Durham City, Bedlington Terriers. Fraser Forster Stockport County (loan) CP, Bristol Rovers (loan), Norwich City (loan) (Hexham, 17.03.1988) Stuart Green: Carlisle United, Hull City, Carlisle United, Crystal Palace, Blackpool, Crewe Alexandra (loan), Blackpool, Wycombe Wanderers. (Whitehaven, 15.06.1981) Kris Gate: Grimsby Town (trial), Darlington (trial), St.Mirren (trial), Bradford City (trial) (Newcastle, 01.01.1985) Newcastle Blue Star, Gateshead. Steve Guppy: Port Vale, Leicester City, Celtic, Leicster City, Leeds United, Stoke City, Wycombe (Winchester, 29.03.1969) Wanderers, DC United (USA), Wycombe Wanderers (trial), Stevenage Borough, P/C Rochester Rhinos (USA), C Colorado Rapids (USA). Lewis Guy: Doncaster Rovers, Hartlepool United (loan), Doncaster Rovers, Oldham Athletic (loan) (Penrith, 27.08.1985) MK Dons. Brad Inman CP (Adelaide, Australia, 10.12.1991) Tamas Kadar CP (Veszprém, Hungary, 14.03.1990) Peter Keen: Darlington, Carlisle United, Scarborough, Gateshead, Horden CW, Gateshead, (Middlesbrough 16.11.1976) Bishop Auckland. Ralf Keidel: MSV Duisburg (Germany), Oberhausen (Germany), LR Ahlen (Germany), (Würzburg, Germany 06.03.1977) FC Ingolstadt 04 (Germany) Tim Krul CP, Falkirk (loan), CP, Carlisle United (loan), CP (Den Haag, Netherlands, 03.04.1988) Lionel Perez: Scunthorpe United (loan), Cambridge United, Enfield, Chelmsford City, Stevenage Borough. (Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France, 24.04.1967) FC Chusclan Laudun l'Ardoise (France). Brian Pinas: Feyenoord (Netherlands), Excelsior Rotterdam (Netherlands), Cercle Brugge (Belgium), (Rotterdam, Netherlands, 29.12.1978) Groningen (Netherlands), NAC Breda (Netherlands), Dordrecht (Netherlands). Nile Ranger CP (London, 11.03.1991) Brian Reid: Rangers, Greenock, Morton, Dunfermline, Burnley, Blackpool, Falkirk, Queen of the South, (Paisley, Scotland 15.06.1970) M Ayr United. David Terrier: OGC Nice (France), AC Ajaccio (France), Union Sportive Créteil-Lusitanos (France). (Verdun, France 04.08.1973) Ben Tozer CP (Plymouth, 01.03.1990) James Troisi: CP, Roda JC (Netherlands) (trial), Genclerbirligi (Turkey) (Adelaide, Australia, 03.07.1988) Key:
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