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Gordon Watson

Gordon Watson

Clubs played for: Charlton Athletic, Sheffield Wednesday, Southampton, Bradford City, AFC Bournemouth, Hartlepool United (1989-2003)

Born: 1971

Birthplace: Sidcup

Position: Forward

Biography: A never say die forward who enjoyed his Saints days under Ball and Merrington, but was not in Graeme Sounesss plans, so he moved onto Bradford City, where in his third game he suffered a double fracture of his right leg in a tackle that saw him eventually win £950 00 in damages at the High Court. Although he never fully recoved he managed to play on in the lower league for another 5 years. Since retiringhe has returned to Southampton where he runs his own property renovation business, as well as appearing as a radio football pundit for Radio Hampshire. He also works as a scout for Leicester City and Premier League teams. He still turns out for the Ex Saints team.

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Watson, Gordon Had the absolute pleasure of witnessing 'Flash' play for my beloved Hartlepool United, it was a master stroke from (our then), manager Chris Turner to sign him, and boy what a player he was! Used to love hearing him bait whichever poor sod was tasked in trying to mark him! One of the best I've ever seen to grace The Vic's turf. Hope he's doing well.

21-11-20 John Appleby

Watson, Gordon I used to live not far from Gordan in Welling Kent.He went the same school as my brother Carlton which was westwood.I was born in 1972 so gordan was a nit older than me however we both went the same way in football i played for north kent fc at jnr level through east whickham jnr school.Then from there Teviot Rangers and charlton yts it would be great to chat and meet up again Gordan was and still is a great player and a great role model i wish him all the best for the future.
02-09-20 Paul Young

Watson, Gordon Godon is a nice person. Have not seen him for many years.
05-07-20 Dean kellard

Watson, Gordon Nicest man I have ever met.

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