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Wayne Entwistle

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Position Centre forward
Born 06 Aug 1958, Bury (England)
Height 180 cm
Weight 72 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Bury 01 Aug 1976 01 Nov 1977 31 7 £30000
Sunderland 01 Nov 1977 15 Oct 1979 45 13 £80000
Leeds United 15 Oct 1979 01 Nov 1980 12 2 £0
Blackpool 01 Nov 1980 01 Mar 1982 32 6 £0
Crewe Alexandra 01 Mar 1982 01 Jul 1982 11 0 £0
Wimbledon 01 Jul 1982 01 Jan 1983 9 3 £0
Bury 01 Aug 1983 01 Jun 1985 83 32 £20000
Carlisle United 01 Jun 1985 01 Oct 1985 9 2  
Bolton Wanderers 01 Oct 1985 01 Oct 1986 8 0  
Burnley 01 Aug 1986   8 2 on loan
Stockport County 01 Oct 1986 01 Aug 1988 8 2 £0
Bury 01 Aug 1988 01 Oct 1988 2 0  
Wigan Athletic 01 Oct 1988 01 Mar 1989 29 6 £0
Hartlepool United 01 Sep 1989 01 Jun 1990 2 0  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1979 - 1980 7(4) 2 0(1)   0   0   0  
Total 7(4) 2 0(1)   0   0   0  

Jabba's Comments

A classic case of early promise unfulfilled, Entwistle played for the England Youth team before moving on to Bury and Sunderland. One of Jimmy Adamson's star signings, he contributed very little on the pitch - and specifically only two goals - throughout the season. He didn't manage the goal ratio required of a top class centre forward, but his career stretched out to 1990 with nearly 20 league and non-league clubs.

Carl Horrocks says: I played football with his brother. Wayne now has a business,he runs a farm in Bury and delivers his meat to all the local shops.Often you see him with his name emblazened on the van. He was the first footballer ever in England to score a hat trick with an orange football for Sunderland and has it at home!

Ronan Meyler says: i am a former penfriend of wayne entwistle who was a fine footballer in his career. i first wrote to him while he was playing foe leeds and i met him for the first time way back in late 1988.he was a fine gentleman and was well liked by many people. but the sadness is he could'nt get mant games as he would have liked with leeds united but then again he made the right move to blackpool. he once told me that alan clarke [ then while he was wayne manager at leeds ] had been fair to him. after that wayne has enjoyed his career with teams like stockport and wigan. i was lucky to get to see him play for wigan on his debut against his former club bolton and he scored a good goal that night. what a fine player he was.

ian roerts says: i saw wayne play many times for sunderland .i have to say he was in a team full of promising young players and he was by far the worst. sorry but true.

Lauren Kate Entwistle says: Wayne is my DAD!!! He is now a D.j, a meat seller and a gardener. He dosnt like Going on holiday and he is really stupid.

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