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Where Are They Now? - C
 
Whatever happened to ? ...the unlikely lads
 

Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

Yohan Cabaye: (Tourcoing, France 14.01.1986) see Premier League list.

Remy Cabella:
(Ajaccio, France 08.03.1990) see Premier League list.

Claudio Cacapa:
(Lavras, Brazil, 29.05.1976) see Premier League list.

Tony Caig: (Cleator Moor, 11.04.1974) see Premier League list. 

Tommy Cahill: (Glasgow, 14.06.1931) RIP 01.2003
Barrow.

William Cairns: (Newcastle 07.10.1912) RIP 1988
Gateshead, Grimsby Town.

Steve Caldwell:
(Stirling, Scotland, 12.09.1980) see Premier League list.

Ralph Callachan: (Edinburgh, Scotland, 29.04.1955) 
Hearts, Hibernian, Meadowbank, Berwick Rangers, Morton (tbc), 
Publican in Scotland, taxi driver, Edinburgh.

Hugh Cameron: (Blantyre, Scotland, 01.02.1927) RIP 12.2009
Bury, Workington.

Johnny Campbell: (Renton, Scotland, 19.02.1870) RIP 06.1906
Publican.

Sol Campbell:
(Newham, London, 18.09.1974) 
Unattached

Paul Cannell: (Newcastle, 02.09.1953) 
Mansfield Town, Washington (USA), Blyth Spartans, club owner on Tyneside, 
taxi driver on Tyneside, landlord on Tyneside.

Jackie Cape: (Carlisle 16.11.1911) RIP 1994
Manchester United, QPR, Carlisle United, Scarborough.

Steve Carney: (Wallsend 22.09.1957) RIP 05.2013
Carlisle United (loan), Darlington, Rochdale (loan), Hartlepool United, 
Newcastle Blue Star M, Fruit and Veg stall, Blyth Saturday market

Franz Carr: (Preston, 24.09.1966) 
Sheffield United, Leicester City, Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers, Reggiana (Italy), 
West Bromwich Albion, Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USA), players agent.

Kevin Carr: (Morpeth 06.11.1958) 
Burnley, NUFC, Carlisle United, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Blyth Spartans, Bedlington Terriers, Northumbria Police (England Police XI).

Stephen Carr: (Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 29.08.1976) see Premier League list.

Andy Carroll: (Gateshead, 06.01.1989) see Premier League list.

Peter Cartwright: (Newcastle, 23.08.1957) 
Scunthorpe United (loan), Darlington, Blyth Spartans, school teacher on Tyneside.

Tommy Casey: (Combe, Northern Ireland, 11.03.1930) RIP 01.09
Portsmouth, Bristol City.

Tommy Cassidy: (Belfast, Northern Ireland, 18.11.1950) 
Burnley, Apoel Nicosia M (Cyprus), Gateshead M, Glentoran M, Ards M, 
Sligo Rovers M, Workington M, Newcastle Blue Star M, Whitby Town M, 
Blyth Spartans M, unattached.

Bert Chandler:
(Carlisle 15.01.1897) RIP 01.1963
Sheffield United, Northfleet, Holmstead.

Mick Channon:
(Orcheston, 28.11.1948) Bristol Rovers, Norwich City, Portsmouth, racehorse trainer.

Laurent Charvet:
(Beziers, France, 08.05.1973) see Premier League list.

Rocky Michael Chopra: (Newcastle, 23.12.1968) see Premier League list. 

Papiss Demba Cissé: (Dakar, Senegal, 03.06.1985) see Premier League list. 

Albert Clark: (Ashington, 24.07.21) RIP 1977
North Shields.
 
Ciaran Clark: (Harrow, 26.09.1989) see Premier League list. 

Frank Clark: (Rowlands Gill, 09.09.1943) 
Nottingham Forest, Sunderland AM, Leyton Orient M, Nottingham Forest M, 
Manchester City M, LMA Chairman, Nottingham Forest Chairman, 
Nottingham Forest Ambassador, unattached.

James Clark: (Bensham, 20.10.1895) RIP 09.1947 
Leeds United, Swindon Town, Greenock Morton, Ashington, Shelbourne (Ireland), 

John Clark: (Newburn, 06.02.1903) RIP 1977
Liverpool, Nottingham Forest, North Shields P/C.

Lee Clark: (Wallsend, 27.10.1972) see Premier League list.

Jeff Clarke: (Hemsworth, 18.01.1954) Brighton & Hove Albion (loan), NUFC, 
Ankaragucu (Turkey), Darlington, Whitley Bay, NUFC Community Officer, 
NUFC Reserve M, Leeds United Physio, mackems Physio/YC, Dundee United Physio/C.

Ray Clarke: (Hackney 25.09.1952) 
Coventry City S, NUFC S, Celtic S, Portsmouth S, smoggies S, 
Sportsline Recruitment D, Blackburn Rovers S, Omonia Nicosia TD.

Henry Clifton: (Newburn, 28.05.1914) 
Grimsby Town, Goole Town.

Colin Clish: (Hetton 14.01.1944) 
Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers, Transport Policeman.

Jack Colback: (Killingworth, 24.10.1989) see Premier League list.

Andy Cole: (Nottingham, 15.10.1971) see Premier League list.

Fabricio Coloccini: (Córdoba, Argentina 22.01.1982) see Premier League list.

Edward Connelly: (Dumbarton, 09.12.1916) RIP 1990
Luton Town, West Bromwich Albion, Luton Town, Leyton Orient, 
Brighton & Hove Albion.

John Connolly: (Barrhead, 13.06.1950) 
Ashington M, Queen of the South M, St.Johnstone M.
 
James Coppinger: (Middlesbrough, 10.01.1981) see Premier League list.

Bobby Corbett: (Newburn, 16.03.1922) RIP 1988
Middlesbrough, Northampton Town.

Daniel Cordone:
(General Rodríguez, Argentina, 06.11.1974) see Premier League list.

John Cornwell: (Bethnal Green, 13.10.1964) 
Swindon Town, Southend United, Cardiff City, Brentford, Northampton Town, 
publican in Braintree, Essex.

Carl Cort: (Southwark, 01.11.1977) see Premier League list.

Billy Coulson: (Newcastle, 14.01.1950) 
Southend United, Aldershot Town, Huddersfield Town, Darlington, 
Living in Sydney, Australia.

John Cowan: (Belfast, 08.01.1949) 
Drogheda United (Ireland), Darlington.

William Cowan: (Edinburgh, 09.08.1896) 
Manchester City, St.Mirren (Scotland), Peebles Rovers (Scotland), Northfleet, 
North Shields, Hartlepools United, Darlington, Bath City.

Bobby Cowell: (Trimdon, 05.12.1922) RIP 1996

John Craggs: (Flint Hill 31.10.1948) Middlesbrough, NUFC, Darlington, 
Crook Town, car salesman in Redcar, Hartlepool C, Hartlepool CM, 
Sports shop on Teesside,

Albert Craig: (Glasgow, 03.01.1962) 
Northampton Town (loan), Dundee (Scotland), Stenhousemuir (Scotland), 
Partick Thistle (Scotland), cameo role in Taggart, convicted of royal mail 
theft and imprisoned.

Benny Craig: (Leadgate 06.12.1918) RIP 1982

David Craig:
(Belfast 08.06.1944) 
Blyth Spartans, Newsagents in Tyneside, adult carer.

Derek Craig:
(Hexham 28.07.1952) 
Darlington, San Jose (USA) Darlington (tbc), York City

Tommy Craig: (Glasgow, Scotland 21.11.1950) 
Aston Villa, Swansea City, Carlisle United, Aberdeen (Scotland), Celtic C 
(Scotland), Scotland C, NUFC RC, Hibernian AM/CM (Scotland), Charleroi 
(Belgium) AM, Charleroi (Belgium) M, St.Mirren AM (Scotland), St.Mirren M 
(Scotland), unattached.

Jimmy Crawford: (Chicago, USA, 01.05.1973) see Premier League list.

Alex Cropley: (Aldershot 16.01.1951) 
Aston Villa, Portsmouth, Toronto (Canada), Publican in Scotland.

David Crosson: (Bishop Auckland, 24.11.1952) 
Darlington, Hobart C (Tasmania), living on Gold Coast, Australia.

Charlie Crowe:
(Newcastle 30.10.24) RIP 02.2010
Mansfield Town, Whitley Bay M, FA C, Civil Servant, Newcastle, 
living in North Tyneside, RIP February 2010.

Bobby Cummings: (Ashington, 17.11.1935) RIP 08.2008
Aberdeen (Scotland), NUFC, Darlington, Hartlepool United, Port Elizabeth 
(South Africa), worked at Brentford Nylons/living in Blyth.

Tony Cunningham: (Kingston, Jamaica, 12.11.1957) 
Blackpool, Bury, Bolton Wanderers, Rotherham United, Doncaster Rovers, 
Wycombe Wanderers, Lawyer in Lincoln.

Bill Curry: (Longbenton, 12.10.1935) RIP 1990
Brighton & Hove Albion, Derby County, Mansfield Town, Chesterfield, 
Worksop Town C.

Reserve/Junior:

Kevin Caizley:
(Jarrow, 02.12.1968)
Darlington, Blyth Spartans,
Hebburn, Kingwood Soccer Club C (USA),

Albion Hurricanes Soccer Club C (USA), Robert Kettle Soccer School, 
Wheaton, IL, USA
(Chiropractor)

Adam Cameron:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)
mackems

Kyle Cameron:
(Hexham, 15.01.1997) 
Workington (loan), CP, York City (loan), CP, Newport County (loan), 
CP, Queen of the South (Scotland) (loan), Torquay United.

Esteban Cardona-Lopez:
(Virginia, Risaralda, Colombia, 14.07.1995) 
Whitley Bay, tbc.

Nathan Carlyon: (POB tbc, 14.09.2002) CP

Chris Carr:
(Newcastle, 14.12.1984)  
Sheffield Wednesday, Macclesfield Town (trial), Queen of the South (Scotland) 
(trial then signed), Newcastle Blue Star, Durham City, Newcastle Benfield, 
Bedlington Terriers, Newcastle Benfield, Ashington, Bedlington Terriers.

Michael Carr:
tbc

Graeme Carter:
(Wheatley Hill, 18.11.1969) 
Gateshead, Newcastle Blue Star, Brandon United, Bishop Auckland, 
Shred Direct Limited, Wheatley Hill.

John Carver:
(Newcastle, 16.01.1965) 
Cardiff City, NUFC Academy C, NUFC CM, NUFC AM, Leeds United C, 
Luton Town AM, Toronto (Canada) M, Plymouth Argyle AM, Sheffield 
United AM, Sheffield United CM, NUFC AM, NUFC Interim M, Omonia M 
(Cyprus), West Bromwich Albion AM, unattached.

Lewis Cass: (North Shields, 27.02.2000) CP

Phil Cave: (Newcastle, 12.05.1987) 
Darlington (trial), Scunthorpe United (trial), Gateshead, Swedish club 
tbc (trial), Livingston (Scotland), Gateshead, Blyth Spartans, Whitley Bay 
(non contract), Ashington, Bedlington Terriers, Newcastle Benfield, 
Killingworth YPC.

Robert Cavener:
(North Shields, 24.10.1988) 
Connecticut Blue Devils (Central Connecticut State University), Team 
Northumbria, tbc.

Colin Chambers: 
Whitley Bay

Craig Chapman: (POB tbc, 09.12.1970)

Craig Charlton:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc) 
Milwaukee Rampage (USA), New Berlin Soccer Club (USA) C, Whitefish Bay 
Soccer Club (USA) C, Milwaukee Kickers (USA) YC.

Luke Charman: (Durham, 09.12.1997) Accrington Stanley (loan), CP.

Bobby Chitton: tbc

Liam Chrystal: (POB tbc, DOB tbc) CP

Graham Clapham: (Lincoln, 23.09.1947) 
Shrewsbury Town, Chester City.

Bobby Clark: (POB tbc, DOB tbc) CP

Dave Clarke:
(Newcastle, 24.07.1949) 
Doncaster Rovers, Darlington (loan)

David Cleary:
tbc 
(Whickham 1992 tbc)

Adam Clementson: 

Shildon, USA

Jamie Cobain: (Sunderland, 11.11.1996) 
Sheffield United U21s (loan), CP, Kilmarnock (Scotland), West Auckland.

Anth Cole:
Middlesbrough, St.Johnstone, Gateshead, Berwick Rangers, 
Blyth Spartans, Blyth Spartans Commercial Manager, MD JMF Print Group, 
Gateshead & Low Fell Juniors C.

Karl Colley: (Sheffield, 13.10.1983) 
pre-NUFC was Sheff Wednesday and Ilkeston Town.
then Sheffield United, 
Kettering Town (loan), Frickley Athletic, Halifax Town, Hucknall Town (loan), 
Bradford PA, Barrow, Grimsby Town (trial), Scarborough (trial), Stocksbridge 
Park Steels, Retford United, Sheffield FC, Alfreton Town, Lincoln United (loan), 
Sutton Town, Goole Town, Belper Town, Buxton, Goole Town.

Adam Collin:
(Penrith, 09.12.1984) 
Oldham Athletic (loan), CP, Doncaster Rovers (trial), CP, Workington, 
Carlisle United (trial), Workington, Carlisle United, Rotherham United, 
Aberdeen (Scotland) (loan), Notts County, Carlisle United.

Shaun Collins: 
Carlisle United, Blyth Spartans, tbc

Lucas Cominelli:
(Argentina, 25.12.1976) 
Carlisle United (trial), Brann Bergen (Norway) (trial), Pahang (Malaysia), 
Oxford United, AD Ceuta (Spain), Ethnikos Achnas (Cyprus), UD Vecindario  
(Spain), Athlitikos Omilos Ayias Napas (Cyprus)
, players agent.

Bryan Conlon: (Shildon, 14.01.1943) RIP 10.2000
South Shields, Darlington, Millwall, Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers, Crewe 
Alexandra (loan), Cambridge United, Hartlepool United, Shildon.

Dick Conner: (Jarrow, 13.08.1931) 
(NUFC 1950-52) South Shields, Grimsby Town,  Southampton, Tranmere 
Rovers, Aldershot Town, Aldershot Town M, Rochdale M, Darlington M, tbc.

Joe Cooper: (Newcastle, 15.10.1934) 
tbc

Mark Cook: (North Shields, 07.09.1988) 
Hartlepool United, Blyth Spartans (trial), Gateshead, Harrogate Town, 
Universitario (Peru), Blyth Spartans, Whitby Town (trial), Whitley Bay, 
Durham City, Newcastle Benfield, Dunston UTS.

Peter Cormack: (Liverpool, 08.06.1974) 
Brighton & Hove Albion (trial), Greenock Morton (Scotland), Raith Rovers 
(Scotland), Stirling Albion (Scotland), Clydebank (Scotland), Ross County 
(Scotland), Stenhousemuir (Scotland), Albion Rovers (Scotland), Bo'ness 
United (Scotland), Arbroath (Scotland).

Darren Cornish: tbc

Jimmy Coulter: (Ballymena, dob tbc) 
Ballymena Boys club, Ballymena United reserves, Linfield, NUFC October 
1950 £10,000, Linfield February 1952, Ballymena August 1953, Newry 
December 1953.

David Cowan: (Whitehaven, 05.03.1982) 
Walsall (trial), Livingston (Scotland) (trial), Wigan Athletic (trial), Oldham 
Athletic (trial), Motherwell (Scotland), St.Johnstone (Scotland), Ross 
County (Scotland), Blackpool (trial), Gretna (Scotland), Dundee (Scotland),
Livingston (Scotland), Cowdenbeath (Scotland), East Fife (Scotland), 
unattached.

Ross Cowan: 
Shildon

Oliver Cowie: 
Morpeth Town, Blyth Spartans, Bishop Auckland.

Phil Coxall:

Bedlington Terriers, Esh Winning, Washington.

Dean Critchlow: (Whitley Bay, 27.08.1989) 
Newcastle Blue Star, Washington, Team Northumbria, Ashington, 
Magic United (Gold Coast, Australia)

Anthony Cullen: (Gateshead 30.9.69) 
Newcastle, mackems, Carlisle United, Rotherham United, Bury, 
Swansea City, Doncaster Rovers.
(Different Tony Cullen born 25.12.73 Salford, played for Villa, Blackburn, 
Salford, Altrincham, FC United C).


Jesus Nunez Cumbreras aka Juanito:
(Huelva, Spain, 11.04.1999). 
Unattached

David Cunningham:
(Scotland)
Livingston, Arbroath, Broxburn Athletic, Fauldhouse United.

James Curran: (Macclesfield, 24.09.1947) 
Oldham Athletic, Crewe Alexandra.

Coaching/Management:

Colin Calderwood:
(Stranraer, Scotland 20.01.1965) 
NUFC AM, Hibernian M, Birmingham City AM, Norwich City AM, 
Brighton and Hove Albion AM, Cambridge United M.

Ian Cathro: (Dundee, Scotland 11.07.1986) 
Dundee United (Scotland) YC, SFA YC, Rio Ave (Portugal) AM, 
Valencia (Spain) AM, NUFC AM, Hearts (Scotland) M, Wolves AM.

John Carver: see reserve/junior player entry

Tommy Cavanagh:
(Liverpool, 29.06.1928) RIP 03.2007
Rosenberg (Norway) C, Burnley C then M, FA coach.

Jack Charlton:
(Ashington, 08.05.1935) 
Republic of Ireland M, unattached.

Steve Clarke: (Saltcoats, Scotland 29.08.1963) 
Chelsea AM, West Ham AM, Liverpool AM, West Bromwich Albion M, 
Reading M, Aston Villa AM, Aston Villa IM, Kilmarnock (Scotland) M, 
Scotland M.

Stephen Clemence: (Liverpool, 31.03.1978) 
NUFC

Arthur Cox:
(Southam, 14.12.1939) 
Derby County M, Fulham C, England C, Manchester City C, NUFC C, 
unattached.

Trialist:

George Christopolous: 
players agent in Melbourne, Australia.

Francesco Coco:
(Paterno, Italy 08.01.1977) Livorno (Italy) (loan), 
Torino (Italy) (loan) Manchester City (trial)

Ryan Crump:
(Chester, 02.10.1995) 
Liverpool, NUFC, Blackburn Rovers, Southport, Chester, unattached.

Key:

If no letter, then player or:

C=
Coach, M=Manager, AC= Assistant Coach AM = Assistant Manager, D=Director, JM=Joint Manager MD=Managing Director, RC= Reserve Coach, AD = Academy Director, AAD = Academy Asst. Director  S=Scout

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