Kurt Nogan

Kurt Nogan (born 9 September 1970) is a Welsh footballer. He is normally a centre forward but has been used as an attacking right midfielder, and is the younger brother of fellow footballer Lee Nogan. He had a long career with a number of Football League clubs (playing over 300 games), including Luton Town, Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Preston North End and Cardiff City.

Kurt Nogan
Personal information
Full name Kurt Nogan
Date of birth (1970-09-09) 9 September 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
1986–88 Luton Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1992 Luton Town 33 (3)
1992 Peterborough United 0 (0)
1992–1995 Brighton & Hove Albion 97 (49)
1995–1997 Burnley 92 (33)
1997–2000 Preston North End 93 (27)
2000–2001 Cardiff City 18 (1)
2001–? Tiverton Town 0 (0)
National team
1990–1991 Wales U21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Cardiff, Wales, he arrived at Burnley in February 1995 where he made 108 appearances scoring 42 goals. He made his debut for Preston North End in March 1997 and went on to make 106 appearances, scoring 31 goals before moving on to his home town club Cardiff City, where his only goal was a dramatic late winner against Hartlepool United.[1] He was forced to retire from the professional game in 2001 because of injury. The highlight of Nogan's career was scoring two goals to put Preston North End 2–0 up in an FA Cup tie with holders Arsenal. However, Arsenal came back to win the game 4–2.[2]

In December 2007 he played with Welsh Football League side ENTO Aberaman Athletic. He also took part in Cardiff City's campaign in the 2008 Screwfix Western Masters competition.


  1. ^ "Cardiff 3-2 Hartlepool". BBC. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Preston 2 Arsenal 4". Sporting Life. Retrieved 17 April 2012.

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