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Played for both Millers + Yeovil

Played for both Millers + Yeovil

Rotherham United meet Yeovil Town at Huish Park on Saturday April 21st.
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:Wednesday April 18 2007
Time: 2:22PM

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I liked Andy Turner - what's he doing now, does anyone know?
herringthorpe
18/04/2007 14:25:00
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He was still playing last season, for a Conference side I believe. I liked him too!
rybel_b
18/04/2007 17:22:00
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Lost his way at Millmoor after personal problems.....shame really cos he had potential.
zipadeedoodah
18/04/2007 18:18:00
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13 clubs and still counting he likes to move about doesn't he
miller4life
19/04/2007 10:42:00
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