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Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

Hughie Gallacher:
(Belshill, Scotland 02.02.1903) RIP 11.06.1957
Chelsea, Derby County, Gateshead, .

John Gallacher:
(Glasgow, Scotland 26.01.1969) 
Hartlepool United, Kettering Town, Gateshead, Falkirk, Berwick Rangers, Supermarket Manager, North Tyneside. 

Kevin Gallacher: (Clydebank, Scotland, 23.11.1966) see Premier League list.

Jesus Gamez:
(Fuengirola, Spain 10.04.1985) see Premier League list.

John Garbutt: (Scarborough, 27.03.1920) RIP 1997

Peter Garland:
(Croydon, 20.01.1971) Charlton Athletic, Wycombe Wanderers, Leyton Orient, Crawley Town, Dulwich Hamlet, Croydon, Whyteleafe, Dulwich Hamlet, Erith Town, Greenwich Borough, Greenwich Borough P/M.

Alf Garnham:
(Birtley, 22.06.1914) RIP 1998
Queen of the South (Scotland), NUFC (war guest), 

Herbert Garrow: (Elgin, Scotland 24.01.1942) 
South Shields, Scarborough

Paul Gascoigne:
(Gateshead, 27.05.1967) 
Tottenham Hotspur, Lazio (Italy), Glasgow Rangers (Scotland), Middlesbrough, Everton, Burnley, DC United (USA) (trial), Berwick Rangers (Scotland) (guest), Gansu Tianma (China), Boston United, retired, Algarve United C, Kettering Town M, unattached.

Alec Gaskell: (Leigh, 30.07.1932) RIP 03.2014
Mansfield Town, Grantham Town, Tranmere Rovers, Rhyl, Wigan Rovers, Mossley AFC, Winsford United.

Diego Gavilan: (Asunción, Paraguay 01.03.1980) see Premier League list.

Dwight Gayle: (Walthamstow, 20.10.1990) see Premier League list.

Howard Gayle: 
(Liverpool, 18.05.1958) 
Liverpool, Birmingham City, Sunderland, Stoke City, Dallas (USA), Blackburn Rovers, Halifax Town, Accrington Stanley, C Merseyside.

Tommy Gaynor:
(Limerick, Republic of Ireland 29..01.1963) 
Nottingham Forest, Millwall, St.Patricks Athletic, Cork City, Galvins Menswear, Nenagh, County Tipperary & C, Bohemians of Waterford (youth side), Kilkenny City M (Republic of Ireland)

Georgios Georgiadis: (Kavala, Greece, 08.03.1972) see Premier League list.

(Bafoussam, Cameroon, 20.12.1978) see Premier League list.

Tommy Gibb: (Bathgate, Scotland, 13.12.1944) 
mackems, Hartlepool United.

Colin Gibson:
(Middlesbrough, 16.09.1923) RIP 1992
Aston Villa, Lincoln City.

James Gibson: (Belfast, 04.09.1940) 
Luton Town, Cambridge United.

Willie Gibson: (Larkhall, 21.07.1898) RIP 1992 
Birmingham City C.

Bobby Gilfillan: (Cowdenbeath, Scotland 29.06.1938) RIP 11.2012
St.Johnstone (Scotland), Southend United,  Raith Rovers (Scotland), Doncaster Rovers, Northwich Victoria.

Keith Gillespie: (Larne, Northern Ireland, 18.02.1975) see Premier League list.

Alex Gilliead: (Shotley Bridge, 11.02.1996) 
Coventry City (trial), CP, Carlisle United (loan), CP, Luton Town (loan), CP, Bradford City (loan), Shrewsbury Town, Scunthorpe United, Bradford City.

Mark Gillespie: (Newcastle, 27.03.1992) see Premier League list (extras)

David Ginola: (Gassin, France 25.01.1967) see Premier League list.

Shay Given:
(Lifford, Republic of Ireland, 20.04.1976) see Premier League list.
Stephen Glass: (Dundee, Scotland 23.05.1976) see Premier League list.

Paul Goddard: (Harlington, 12.10.1959) 
Derby County, Millwall, Ipswich Town, Ipswich Town C, West Ham AM, restaurant owner, players agent.

Curtis Good: (Melbourne, Australia, 23.03.1993) see Premier League list (extras)

Alain Goma: (Sault, France, 05.10.1972) see Premier League list.

Anthony Gordon: (Kirkdale, 24.02.2001) see Premier League list.

James Gordon:
(Fauldhouse, 23.10.1915) RIP 08.1996

Martin Gorry: (Derby, 29.12.1954) RIP 03.2023 
Hartlepool United, Shildon, Rotorua City (New Zealand) (later P/C), Rotorua Suburbs (New Zealand), Ngongotaha (New Zealand).

Dan Gosling:
(Brixham, 01.02.1990) see Premier League list.

Albert Gosnell
: (Colchester 10.02.1880) RIP 01.1972
Spurs, Darlington, Port Vale, NUFC AT, Norwich City M, Colchester Town T,  licensee in Norwich.

Yoan Gouffran:
 (Villeneuve-Saint Georges, France 25.05.1986) see Premier League list.

Archie Gourlay:
(Greenock, Scotland, 29.06.1969)  
Morton (Scotland), Hartlepool United, Motherwell (Scotland) (loan), South Shields, Whitley Bay, Bedlington Terriers, Advertising Manager, Herald newspapers, Morpeth Town, NUFC Academy C.

Alan Gowling:
(Stockport, 16.03.1949) 
Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End, Chemical company in Lancashire.

Doug Graham: (Morpeth, 15.07.1921) RIP 11.1993
Preston North End, Lincoln City, St.Gallen (Switzerland) C, Blyth Spartans M, worked in motor trade on Tyneside.

Andy Graver:
(Lanchester, 12.09.1927) RIP 01.2014
Lincoln City, Leicester City, Lincoln City, Stoke City, Lincoln City, Boston United. 

Tony Green:
(Glasgow, Scotland, 13.10.1946) 
School teacher in Blackpool, Pools Panel.

Ron Greener: (Easington, 31.01.1934) RIP 10.2015
Darlington, Stockton, running a petrol station, living in Darlington.

Andy Griffin: (Billinge, 17.03.1979) see Premier League list.

Arnold Grundy:
(Whickham, 19.09.1919) 
Liverpool (wartime), Southport (wartime)

Bruno Guimaraes: (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16.11.1997) see Premier League list.

Chris Guthrie:
(Hexham, 07.09.1953)  
Southend United, Sheffield United, Swindon Town, Fulham, Millwall, Witney Town, Roda JC (Netherlands), Willem II (Netherlands) Helmond Sport (Netherlands), Seiko (Hong Kong), Blyth Spartans, Royal Racing White (Belgium), NUFC kitman, 
England international angler. 

Ron Guthrie: (Gosforth, 19.04.1944)  
Sunderland, Blyth Spartans, working in Fenwick, retired.

Stephane Guivarc'h: (Concarneau, France 06.09.1970) see Premier League list.

Alan Guy: (Jarrow, 08.09.1957) 
Shrewsbury Town (loan), Peterborough United, Kettering Town, living on Tyneside.

Lewis Guy: (Penrith, 22.08.1985) See Premier League list.


Kevin Gall: (Merthyr, Wales, 04.02.1982) 
Bristol Rovers, Yeovil Town, Carlisle United, Darlington (loan), Carlisle United, Toronto (Canada) (trial), Carlisle United, Lincoln City (loan), Port Vale (loan), Darlington, York City, Wrexham, Workington, Guiseley, Stockport Sports, pass2pro youth football D. 

Owen Gallacher: (Newcastle 06.04.1999) 
Nottingham Forest, Harrogate Town (loan), Burton Albion, Crawley Town, Gateshead (loan), Crawley Town, Grimsby Town, Spennymoor Town, Stockton Town.

Paul Gallant:


Isaac Gamblin: (Sunderland, 22.10.1999) 
Consett, Washington, Easington Colliery, Washington, Whickham.

Lucas Gamblin: (Sunderland, 21.06.2001) 
Washington, Whickham.

Ross Gardner: (South Shields, 15.02.1985) 
Nottingham Forest, Port Vale, Ilkeston Town, Eastwood Town, Shildon, Eastwood Town, Shildon, West Auckland Town.

Kris Gate: (Newcastle, 01.01.1985) see Premier League list.

Paul Geddes: tbc

Barry Gibson:  
Morpeth Town, joined police force, Heddon FC, North Shields, tbc

Lewis Gibson: (Durham, 12.07.2000) 
Everton, Fleetwood Town (loan), Everton, Reading (loan), Everton, Sheffield Wednesday (loan), Everton, Bristol Rovers (loan), Plymouth Argyle.

Liam Gibson:
(Durham, 25.04.1997)
see Premier League list (extras)

Josh Gilchrist: (Wallsend, 29.11.2002)
Bishop Auckland, Whitley Bay, North Shields.

Mark Gill: (Dublin, Ireland, 06.06.1966) 
Home Farm (Ireland) tbc.

Macaulay Gillesphey: (Ashington, 24.11.1995) 
CP, Carlisle United (loan), CP, Carlisle United (loan then permanent), Brisbane Roar (Australia), Plymouth Argyle, Charlton Athletic.

Jonny Godsmark: (Guidepost, 03.09.1989) 
Hereford United (loan), CP, Ashington, Whitley Bay, tbc.

Carlos Gonzales:  (23.11.1977)
Sydney Olympic (Australia), CD Ourense (Spain)

Mace Goodridge: (Manchester 13.09.1999) 
Burnley, Barrow (loan), Burnley, Chorley, AFC Telford United, Buxton, unattached tbc.

Roy Gordon: (Newcastle, 19.10.1981)
North Shields, Consett, Annfield Plain, West Allotment Celtic, tbc.

George Graham: (Coatbridge, Scotland, 30.11.1944) 
Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Portsmouth, Crystal Palace, California Surf (USA), Crystal Palace C, QPR C, Millwall M, Arsenal M, Leeds united M, Tottenham M, media work.

Richard Graham: tbc

Stephen Graham: tbc

Aidan Grant: (South Shields, 27.03.1995) 
Aston Villa, Arlesey Town (loan), Aylesbury United (loan), Cambridge United (trial), Peterborough United (trial), South Shields, Peterborough United, Lincoln City.

Damon Gray: (South Shields, 11.07.1988) 
Hibernian (Scotland), Partick Thistle (Scotland) (loan), Hibernian (Scotland).

Robert (Bob) Gray: (Newcastle, 14.12.1923) 
Gateshead, North Shields.

Joel Green: (
North Shields, 03.08.2004)
Newcastle Benfield.

Stuart Green: (Whitehaven, Cumbria, 15.06.1981)
see Premier League list.

Ron Greener: (Easington 31.01.1934) RIP 10.2015
Darlington, Stockton, 

Paul Greenwood: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Berwick Rangers (Scotland), Whitley Bay, Morpeth Town.

Matty Grieve: (Ashington, 08.11.1990) 
Stockport County (loan), Leyton Orient (trial), Ashington, Darlington, Ashington, Celtic Nation, Morpeth Town, Ashington, Morpeth Town, Whickham, tbc.

aul Grigg: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Blyth Spartans, Gateshead, Whickham, Director of an import business, Newcastle.

Stephen Grindlay: (Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, 13.03.1982) 
Grimsby Town (trial), Dumbarton (Scotland), Queen of the South (Scotland), Ayr United (Scotland), tbc.

Bjarni Gudjonsson: (Akranes, Iceland, 26.02.1979) 
Racing Genk (Belgium), Stoke City, VFL Bochum (Germany), Coventry City, Plymouth Argyle, IA Akranes (Iceland), KR Reykjavík (Iceland), Fram Reykjavík (Iceland) M, KR Reykjavík (Iceland) M,
Vikingur Reykjavik (Iceland) AM, KR Reykjavík (Iceland) AM, Norrkoping (Sweden) YC.

George Gulley:
Yeovil Town

Keith Guy: (Seaham 19.05.1969)
Hartlepool United, Seaham Red Star.


David Geddis: (Carlisle, 12.03.1958) C, Leeds, FA National team S.

Terry Gennoe: (Shrewsbury, 16.03.1953) GC NUFC, GC Celtic, GC NUFC, living in Spain, GC Aston Villa.

Ruud Gullit: (Amsterdam, Netherlands, 01.09.1962) Feyenoord (Netherlands) M, LA Galaxy (USA) M, media work, Terek Grozny (Russia) M, media work/Netherlands AM.


Johnny Glynn:
(Galway, Ireland, 10.10.1966)
NUFC July/Aug 1985, Galway United (Ireland).

Tristan Goodridge:
(POB tbc, 28.11.2002)
AFC Wimbledon, Aston Villa, NUFC trial April 2022.

Andras Gosztonyi
(Kaposvar, Hungary, 07.11.1990)
MTK (Hungary), AS Bari (Italy) (loan), Videoton (Hungary), Diosgyor (Hungary).

Mark Gower:
goalkeeper (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
BA in Art at Kingston University, MA in Architecture and Interiors at the Royal College of Art, lecturer in Interior Design @ Kingston University.

George Greenshields: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Dundee (Scotland), Albion Rovers (Scotland), Motherwell (Scotland), NUFC trial (November 1923).

Sam Grieveson: goalkeeper (POB tbc, 06.07.1992)
Norwich City, NUFC (trial), Consett, Blyth Spartans, Spennymoor Town.


Steve Guinan:
(Birmingham 24.12.1975) Nottingham Forest, Greensboro Dynamo (USA) (loan), Darlington (loan), NUFC guest May 1996, Burnley (loan), Crewe Alexandra (loan), Halifax Town (loan), Plymouth Argyle (loan), Scunthorpe United (loan), Cambridge United, Shrewsbury Town, Hereford United, Cheltenham Town, Hereford United, Northampton Town, Forest Green Rovers (loan), Kidderminster Harriers P/YC, PFA C, FA C.


If no letter, then player or:

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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