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Chris Burns

Chris Burns

Clubs played for: Brockworth Albion, Sharpness, Cheltenham Town, Portsmouth, Swansea City, AFC Bournemouth, Swansea City, Northampton Town, Gloucester City, Forest Green Rovers, Gloucester City, Cinderford Town, Cirencester Town (1988-2010)

Born: 1967


Position: Midfielder

Biography: Chris was playing non league football for Cheltenham and working as a bricklayer when offered a trial at Fratton Park. He did enough to earn a contract and played over 100 games for the Blues including the FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool in 1992. He remained in the pro game for another two years before returning to the west country. Had a brief spell as manager of Cinderford Town and later played in Spain for UD Horadada until the owners went bust. Became manager of Hellenic League Division 1 West side Stonehouse Town in 2020.

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