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Lee Jenkins (born 28 June 1979 in Pontypool) is a Welsh professional footballer who most recently played Welsh Premier League side Carmarthen Town.

Lee Jenkins
Personal information
Full name Lee Jenkins
Date of birth (1979-06-28) 28 June 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Pontypool, Wales
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Right Back
Youth career
–1996 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2003 Swansea City 187 (4)
2003–2005 Kidderminster Harriers 58 (0)
2005 Redditch United 22 (3)
2006 Newport County 38 (2)
2009–2010 Caersws 39 (1)
2010–2011 Carmarthen Town 28

(0

Goytre F.C. = 68)
National team
Wales Youth 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:58, 2 December 2012 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:24, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

He progressed through the Swansea City set-up and was a first team regular for several seasons at either right back or in midfield, broke into the first team at 17 scoring on his debut, played 25 times before smashing his eye socket and cheekbone in a cup match wrecking his proposed move to Newcastle utd, lee went on to be an unsung hero for Swansea playing vital parts in the champion winning team of 2000 and was one of the best performer in the side that fought to maintain league status in 2003 before moving to Kidderminster Harriers and taking his total of league appearances beyond 200.[1] He signed for Newport County in October 2005 after a brief spell at Redditch United. He left Newport in February 2007 after a series of bad knee injuries. After playing for Caersws during the 2009–10 season, Jenkins signed for Carmarthen Town in June 2010.[2] Jenkins earned Welsh representative honours from schoolboy up to under-21 level. Earning 12 under 21s caps playing alongside the likes of Craig Bellamy, Simon Davies, Danny Gabbidon and Rob Earnshaw.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lee Jenkins". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Morgan brings in three new defenders". welsh-premier.com. 14 June 2010. Archived from the original on 6 April 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2010.

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