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Rotherham United meet Yeovil Town at Millmoor on Saturday December 2nd.
Only one Post-War player has played for both sides....

ANDREW PETER TURNER
Born: Woolwich, 23 March, 1975
Career:
Tottenham Hotspur 4/92;
Wycombe Wanderers (L) 8/94;
Doncaster Rovers (L) 10/94;
Huddersfield Town (L) 11/95;
Southend United (L) 3/96;
Portsmouth 9/96;
Crystal Palace 10/98;
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3/99;
Rotherham United 7/99;
Boston United (L) 11/00;
Rochdale (L) 3/01;
Yeovil Town; 01/02
Northampton Town 02/03
On the opening day of the F.A Premier League on August 15th 1992, Andy became the youngest ever Premier league player when he turned out for Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton at the age of 17 Years 145 days.
3 Weeks later he became the Youngest ever Premier League goalscorer against Everton.
He held this record for 5 years until Michael Owen beat him by 22 days.
However this record breaking start to his career was followed by a series of loan moves and full transfers throughout the 90's.
Andy was given the chance to resurrect his career at Rotherham United after losing his way with his previous clubs and at first he showed glimpses of the form that had made Terry Venables sign him at Tottenham Hotspur, Portsmouth and Crystal Palace.
He played wide on the left and was a good crosser of the ball as he played an important role in helping the Millers to promotion from Division Three. But the following season he struggled to find his form and was restricted to just a handful of games in September as he faded away again.
Millers record
1999/00: League apps 26+6 goal 1 Cup apps 3
2000/01: League apps 3+1

Glovers conference record
2001/02 apps 14+7 goal 1

Total Football League Record
apps 124 goals 9





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Date:Monday November 27 2006

Time: 12:56PM

Your Comments

Never lived up to his potential...shame
zipadeedoodah
Agree shame, as I liked him!
rybel_b
I liked him too and agree with Zip about never playing to his potential and I hadn't realised how many clubs he'd been at!
herringthorpe
 

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