Terry Howard

Terence Howard (born 26 February 1966) is an English former footballer who played for Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Chester City, Leyton Orient, Wycombe Wanderers, Woking and Aldershot Town.

Terry Howard
Personal information
Full name Terence Howard[1]
Date of birth (1966-02-26) 26 February 1966 (age 55)[1]
Place of birth Stepney,[1] England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Chelsea 6 (0)
1985Crystal Palace (loan) 4 (0)
1986Chester City (loan) 2 (0)
1986–1995 Leyton Orient 328 (31)
1995–1996 Wycombe Wanderers 59 (2)
1996 Woking ? (?)
1998–1999 Aldershot Town 45 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

A tall full-back, Terry Howard played for Essex Schoolboys. He signed for Chelsea as an apprentice in Feb 1983. He was a regular member of the Chelsea Football Combination Championship side in 1984–85. He made his first team debut for Chelsea in April 1985 against Aston Villa.[3]

After loan periods with Crystal Palace and Chester City, he moved to Leyton Orient in 1986.

On 7 February 1995, Howard, in his 397th appearance for Leyton Orient,[4] was sacked at half-time by manager John Sitton, as featured in the Channel 4 documentary Orient: Club for a Fiver.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Terry Howard". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  2. ^ Dunk, Peter, ed. (1987). Rothmans Football Yearbook 1987–88. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 214. ISBN 978-0-356-14354-5.
  3. ^ Chelsea Football Club The Full Statistical Story 1905-1986 by Scott Cheshire and Ron Hockings ISBN 0-9511640-0-7
  4. ^ Gillatt, Peter (30 November 2009). Blackpool FC on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year. Pitch Publishing Ltd. ISBN 978-1-905411-50-4.
  5. ^ Smyth, Rob (1 November 2006). "The Knowledge: Rubbish goalkeepers substituted before half-time". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 24 November 2008.
  6. ^ "Veteran given his cards by Orient". Independent. 9 February 1995. Retrieved 20 July 2020.

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