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John Cornforth

John Cornforth

Clubs played for: Sunderland,Doncaster Rovers,Shrewsbury Town,Lincoln City,Swansea City,Birmingham City,Wycombe Wanderers,Peterborough United,Cardiff City,Scunthorpe United & Exeter City.

Born: 1967

Birthplace: Whitley Bay

Position: Midfielder

Biography: A midfield player who played in the Football League between 1985-2001. A journeyman in a playing career that took in eleven clubs although four of them were on short term loan deals. He is best remembered for his spell at Swansea City between 1991-96 where he won 2 caps for Wales. He became player/coach at his last club Exeter City and in 2004 became manager of Newport County. He was sacked in 2005 and the following year he became manager of Torquay United for a short spell. He went on to be the head coach of the South Korean Academy. In March 2013 he agreed to become Coach/Assistant Manager of Blyth Spartans in the Evo-Stik Premier League until the end of the season.

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