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Jeff Minton signs for Ware

3 years ago By Kevin Kuhn

New Ware manager Nick Ironton has moved quickly to sign ex-professional midfielder Jeff Minton.


Jeff has played for a host of Football League clubs during his career; a detailed history can be found on his Wikipedia page:

"Jeffrey Simon Thompson "Jeff" Minton (born 28 December 1973) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder. He scored 49 goals in 296 league and cup games in a ten-year career in the Football League.

He began his career at Tottenham Hotspur, but only made two Premier League appearances before being allowed to join Brighton & Hove Albion in July 1994. He made 199 appearances for the "Seagulls", and was voted onto the PFA Team of the Year (Third Division) in 1998–99. He moved on to Port Vale in June 1999, but did not establish himself in the first team. He was transferred to Rotherham United in March 2001, and helped the "Millers" to win promotion out of the Second Division, before signing with Leyton Orient in July 2001. He joined non-league Grays Athletic in August 2002, before quickly moving on to Canvey Island. He helped the "Gulls" to the Isthmian League title in 2003–04, following their second place finish in 2002–03, and also played in the 2004 FA Trophy Final. He moved onto Chelmsford City in August 2006, and helped his new side to the Isthmian League title in 2007–08. He signed with Welling United in July 2009, but left the club a month later."


Where next?

Next up - Heybridge away Saturday Scoring is goal for Blues
Next up - Hoddesdon away on Tuesday. Senior Cup visit to old rivals is first meeting in 11 years for once close rivals.


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