Andy Thorpe (footballer)
Andrew Thorpe (born 15 September 1960) is an English former footballer who played as a defender in the Football League for Stockport County, Tranmere Rovers and Doncaster Rovers. He holds the title of record appearance maker for Stockport County, with 489 league appearances, and 555 in all competitions.
|Full name||Andrew Thorpe|
|Date of birth||15 September 1960|
|Place of birth||Stockport, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thorpe made his Stockport debut as a 17-year-old in 1978 and went on to make 380 appearances before leaving for Tranmere Rovers before the 1986–87 season. After 18 months he returned to County where he made a further 175 appearances. His last game for the club was against Peterborough United in the 1992 Football League Trophy final at Wembley, before being released at the end of the season. He went on to play in Australia and for non-league club Chorley, before returning to the Football League at the age of 37 to play twice for Doncaster Rovers on a non-contract basis, after which he went back to Chorley.
He is currently the physio at Rochdale A.F.C.
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