Jon Gittens

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Jon Gittens
Personal information
Full name Jonathan Antoni Gittens
Date of birth (1964-01-22)22 January 1964
Place of birth Moseley, Birmingham, England[1]
Date of death 11 May 2019(2019-05-11) (aged 55)
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
Paget Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 Southampton 18 (0)
1987–1991 Swindon Town 126 (6)
1991–1992 Southampton 19 (0)
1992Middlesbrough (loan) 12 (1)
1992–1993 Middlesbrough 13 (0)
1993–1996 Portsmouth 99 (2)
1996–1998 Torquay United 78 (9)
1998–2000 Exeter City 82 (4)
2000–2001 Nuneaton Borough
2001Dorchester Town (loan)
Teams managed
2002–2004 Fareham Town
2007–2010 Blackfield & Langley
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jonathan Antoni Gittens (22 January 1964 – 11 May 2019) was an English professional footballer. He played as a centre back.

Gittens was born in Moseley, Birmingham. He started his career playing for Southampton. He played for Swindon Town from 1987 to 1991, making over 120 appearances for the club. He returned to Southampton in 1991. He later played for Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Torquay United and Exeter City. He also managed non-league football teams after retiring from playing.

Gittens died on 11 May 2019, at the age of 55.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jon Gittens". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. "Pompey Mourn Jon Gittens". Portsmouth Football Club. 11 May 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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