Scott Gardner

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Scott Gardner
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Personal information
Full name Scott Andrew Gardner[1]
Date of birth (1988-04-01) 1 April 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Luxembourg
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Leeds United
Youth career
0000–2006 Leeds United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Leeds United 1 (0)
2008 Farsley Celtic (loan) 3 (0)
2008 Farsley Celtic (loan) 3 (0)
2009–2010 Mansfield Town 12 (0)
2010 Eastwood Town (loan) 7 (0)
National team
2003–2004 England U16
2004 England U17

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 January 2010.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2008

Scott Andrew Gardner (born 1 April 1988 in Luxembourg) is an English footballer, and current coach of Leeds United's Under 9's.[2] he most recently played for Conference National side Mansfield Town, where he played as a defender.

He has previously played for the England national team at Under-16 and Under-17 level.

Playing career

Leeds United

A product of the Leeds United academy, Gardner signed his first professional contract with the club in 2006, then later penned a one-year extension on 19 June 2007.[3] Previously a regular in the Leeds United reserve side, Gardner was involved with the first-team during the 2007–08 pre-season, including playing in a home friendly against Wigan Athletic. Although naturally a right-winger, Gardner played as a right-back during his time at Elland Road.[4]

He made his full debut for Leeds on 14 August 2007 in a 1–0 win against Macclesfield Town in the League Cup.

Farsley Celtic (loan)

On 22 January 2008, Gardner signed a one-month loan deal with Conference National side Farsley Celtic, who are also based in Leeds.[5] Gardner returned from his loan spell in late February 2008. He made an impressive league debut for Leeds in the 2–1 win over Gillingham in May, a game which relegated the Gills.[6]

Farsley Celtic (2nd loan)

On 19 September 2008, Gardner re-joined Farsley Celtic, now in the Conference North, on a one-month loan, playing in three games.[7][8]

Mansfield Town

On 30 January 2009, Gardner's contract at Leeds United was terminated by mutual consent.[9] Three days later, on 2 February 2009, Gardner signed for Conference National club Mansfield Town until the end of the 2008–09 season along with defender Gianluca Havern.[10] On 16 March 2009, Gardner signed an extension to his Mansfield contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2009–10 season.[11]

Coaching career

He currently coaches Leeds United's Under 9's Team.[12]

References

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  2. "About The Academy". Leeds United. 2013. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Leeds hand Gardner new contract". BBC Sport. 19 June 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Ready and Waiting". Leeds United A.F.C. 18 October 2007. Retrieved 22 February 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Leeds United's Scott Gardner joins Farsley Celtic on loan". Farsley Today. Johnson Press. 22 January 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Winning End". Leeds United A.F.C. 4 May 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Scott re-joins Celts". Leeds United A.F.C. 19 September 2008. Retrieved 7 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Farsley Celtic statistics 2008-09 (see table at bottom of page)". Farsley Celtic A.F.C. Retrieved 7 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Gardner departs Leeds". Sky Sports. 30 January 2009. Retrieved 30 January 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Stags sign young defensive pair". BBC Sport. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. "Gardner to extend Stags contract". BBC Sport. 16 March 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "About The Academy". Leeds United. 2013. Retrieved 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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