Wayne Benn

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Wayne Benn
Personal information
Full name Wayne Benn
Date of birth (1976-08-07) 7 August 1976 (age 45)
Place of birth Pontefract, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Bradford City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Bradford City 10 (0)
1996–2004 Bradford Park Avenue
? Halifax Town (loan)
2004 Frickley Athletic
Ossett Town

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Wayne Benn (born 7 August 1976 in Pontefract, England) is an English football manager/coach and former professional footballer.

Playing career

He signed for Bradford Park Avenue in 1995 upon his release from Bradford City and was a very consistent and creative performer whether as a sweeper or in central midfield in over 400 games for the club. He had a spell away at Halifax Town before returning to Avenue in September 1996. He was player of the season in 1998-99. He left on a permanent basis in January 2004 by signing for Frickley Athletic. However, in November 2004 he left for Emley before moving to Ossett Town in the Unibond Premier League.

Managerial career

Wayne is currently the club manager at South Kirkby Colliery. He joined the club in July 2010. Prior to this he was the assistant manager at Guiseley and Bradford Park Avenue. He left South Kirkby Colliery at the end of last season 2010-11 and has since been appointed Manager of Hemsworth Miners Welfare, who play in the Northern Counties (East) League. Wayne moved on again and was manager at Goole AFC in the Evo Stik League.

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