Andy Sinton

Andrew "Andy" Sinton ( born March 16 1966 in Cramlington ) is a former English footballer and current coach. Between 1991 and 1993 he played twelve times for England. Since 2010, he coached the English fifth-tier Telford United.

Playing career

Queens Park Rangers (1989-1993)

After his first stations in the unterklassigen clubs Cambridge United and Brentford FC, Andy Sinton changed on 23 March 1989, £ 350,000 to the English first division side Queens Park Rangers. In the last few games of the Football League First Division 1988/89 he scored three goals in ten league games. With his team from London, he spent the next three years in the middle of the first division and etabalierte as a regular player. Successful acted to the Rangers leading scorer Les Ferdinand (20 matches ) and Andy Sinton (36 games / 7 goals) in the first season of the Premier League 1992/93 with the fifth place in the standings.

Sheffield Wednesday (1993-1996)

On August 19, 1993 Sinton signed a contract with Sheffield Wednesday and left with it after almost four and a half years, London. The committed for £ 2.75 million transfer fee left midfielder played in the Premier League 1993/94 twenty-five league matches, in which he scored three goals. After a further one and a half less successful years he moved on 23 January 1996, £ 1.5 million to the Tottenham Hotspur and thus returned to London.

Tottenham Hotspur (1996-1999)

In the Premier League 1996/97, the 30 -year-old Andy Sinton (33 games / 6 goals) earned back a regular place, but reached with Tottenham only tenth. After two more seasons with reduced operations to Sinton concluded at the beginning of the 1999/2000 season again at a new club. Previously, the 33 -year-old had with the Hotspurs reached the finals of the English League Cup and won this game with a 1-0 win over Leicester City. Andy Sinton was substituted by coach George Graham in the 90th minute for David Ginola.

Wolverhampton Wanderers (1999-2002)

His new club Wolverhampton Wanderers started in the second division and missed seventh just the play-off places. 2001/ 02 the team of the catchment succeeded in the play-offs, but failed the Wanderers in the first round at Norwich City.

He subsequently worked for unterklassigen clubs he finished his playing career in 2007, he had continued in the last three years as player-coach.

English national team (1991-1993)

On November 13, 1991, the 25 -year-old Andy Sinton debuted in the England national team in a 1-1 draw in Poland. In the summer of 1992, he played three warm-up matches for the European Football Championship in Sweden in 1992 and was appointed national coach Graham Taylor takes Chris Waddle in the English Championship squad. Sinton disputed with England the last two group games against France ( 0-0) and hosts Sweden (1:2 ) before his team had to travel home. After five more missions in the national team, he played on 17 November 1993 in the World Cup qualifiers in a 7-1 victory in San Marino his twelfth and last international match since he was not taken under Taylor's successor Terry Venables.

Coaching career

2005 Andy Sinton took over the post of coach players at the club unterklassigen Fleet Town and put the trainer activity even after the end of his playing career continued. On 26 May 2010 he took over the coaching job with the English sixth division side Telford United and led his team right in the fifth rate Conference National.


  • League Cup Winners: 1999 (1-0 against Leicester City )