Andy Linighan was a gangling centreback signed from Hartlepool
by Eddie Gray as a decent prospect for the future. He formed a
decent partnership with Neil Aspin, but Billy Bremner decided that
he needed a bit more experience at the back and he didn't have time
to let Linighan pick it up while playing for Leeds. Although he's
not had a particularly distinguished career, the fact that he
managed to amass 156 appearances at Arsenal in the 1990s must
indicate that Eddie Gray's initial judgement was a good one. He
played on through 2001, helping the youngsters at Oxford before
dropping down to play non-league football with St Albans.
Dan Morgan says: fantastic defender at Palace. I greatly
Jessica Linighan says: hes my dad.
Laura Grassick says: I know Andy Linighan!!!!!! He is my
Shannon Landmark says: I know Andy Linigham he is really
nicky says: i no andy linighan im in his daughters, rachels
class. she is really nice!it must run in the family
mark linighan says: Alan Hanson type player, unruffled until
hurt,then he had a good game; unless anyone fron Hartlepool was
there, when he excelled.
Peter L says: I remember Andy when he played for Pools, he was