Edinburgh in 2016
|Full name||Justin Charles Edinburgh|
|Date of birth||18 December 1969|
|Place of birth||Basildon, England|
|Date of death||8 June 2019(aged 49)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|1990||→ Tottenham Hotspur (loan)||0||(0)|
|2000||→ Portsmouth (loan)||1||(0)|
|2003–2006||Billericay Town (player-manager)|
|2009–2011||Rushden & Diamonds|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Life and career[change | change source]
Edinburgh was born in Basildon. He started his playing career at Southend United in 1988. He was loaned to Tottenham Hotspur in 1990 and signed a contract with the club that same year. During his time at Totteham between 1990 and 2000, Edinburgh made 258 appearances for the club and scored once. He also won two trophies with Spurs, the 1990–91 FA Cup and the 1998–99 Football League Cup. He signed for Portsmouth in 2000. He left the club in 2003 to become player-manager of Billericay Town.
After retiring from playing, Edinburgh moved into full-time management, starting in 2006. He managed many lower-league and non-league clubs, including Rushden & Diamonds, Newport County, Gillingham and Northampton Town. He was the manager of Leyton Orient at the time of his death in June 2019.
Honours[change | change source]
- Tottenham Hotspur
References[change | change source]
- "Justin Edinburgh". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
- "Justin Edinburgh: Leyton Orient manager dies at the age of 49". BBC Sport. 8 June 2019. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Justin Edinburgh.|
- Justin Edinburgh at Soccerbase