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STFC IN THE 00's: Part One

STFC IN THE 00's: Part One

In the first on several end of decade statistics coming up this week on Vital Swindon - we list the players that joined Swindon Town on a loan basis.

So for every Simon Cox, James Milner, Jimmy Davis, Darius Henderson, Jerel Ifil, Simon Ferry and Lee Holmes you get a Marko Tuomela, Ben Hutchinson, Jamie Slabber, Albert Jarrett, Kevin James and Petr Mikolanda.

Judge for yourself... Here's the list of every player who joined the club on loan from 01/01/00 - 31/12/09.

LOAN PLAYERS


1999/2000 (4)


MARK McCAMMON (Charlton Athletic)

NOTE: McCammon later featured for Millwall as a 2nd half sub in the 2004 F.A. Cup Final.

WAYNE GRAY (Wimbledon)

MICHAEL MEAKER (Bristol Rovers)

NOTE: Despite playing as a midfielder who was not known for his goalscoring exploits during his professional career. Meaker would become a something of a goal machine for Hounslow Borough in his mid-30`s (he scored 44 goals in one season), quite bizarrely Meaker was linked to a move back to Swindon Town during this time. Meaker would join Mangotsfield United instead!

BART GRIEMINK (Peterborough United)


2000/20001 (5)


KYLE LIGHTBOURNE (Stoke City)

NOTE: Injury cut his Town spell short. He now manages Bermuda Hogges.

JIM WHITLEY (Manchester City)

NOTE: Upon retirement Whitley became something of a crooner Following his retirement, appearing in productions called Christmas Crooners and The Rat Pack's Back, performing as Nat King Cole and Sammy Davis, Jr.!

MICHAEL REDDY (Sunderland)

MARKO TUOMELA (Tromso)

NOTE: Sami Hyypia's international team mate was not of the same standard.

RICHARD DRYDEN (Southampton)


2001-2002 (3)


JO KUFFOUR (Arsenal)

WAYNE CARLISLE (Crystal Palace)

DOMINIC FOLEY

NOTE: After being sent out on loan 8 times during his playing career in England, Foley has now settled in Belgium with K.A.A. Gent
and then Cercle Brugge.


2002-2003 (7)


JOHNNIE JACKSON (Tottenham Hotspur)

DEAN MARNEY (Tottenham Hotspur)

JUNIOR LEWIS (Leicester City)

JIMMY DAVIS (Manchester United)

NOTE: Tragically died in 2003.

JEREL IFIL (Watford)

JON BESWETHERICK (Sheffield Wednesday)

LUKE NIGHTINGALE

NOTE: Later became a prolific goalscorer in Non-League with Bognor Regis Town.


2003-2004 (5)


JEREL IFIL (Watford)

JUNIOR LEWIS (Leicester City)

JAMES MILNER (Leeds United)

NOTE: One of the few players who have lived up to their early promise.

He made a record 46 appearances for the England under-21 side and has since become a regular name in Fabio Capello's senior side, he has 6 caps to his name and has impressed. Good for him!

DEON BURTON (Portsmouth)

EDDIE HOWE (Portsmouth)

NOTE: Did not play.


2004-2005 (8)


JAMIE SLABBER (Tottenham Hotspur)

NOTE: Later represented England C.

PAUL MITCHELL (Wigan Athletic)

STEVE JENKINS (Peterborough United)

DARIUS HENDERSON (Gillingham)

NOTE: The loan that got away no thanks to his agent. Henderson would later play in the Premiership with Watford. Now with Sheffield United.

JAMIE McMASTER (Leeds United)

NOTE: Australian midfielder with England youth caps. McMaster was last seen playing for Wollongong CFC in the New South Wales Premier League.

LEE HOLMES (Derby County)

MARK YEATES (Tottenham Hotspur)

NOTE: Came in as part of the Leigh Mills transfer. Yeates would go on to play for Middlesbrough and Mills vanished without a trace.

MICHAEL PROCTOR

NOTE: Transfer funded by the Red Army Fund.


2005-2006 (9)


PATRICK COLLINS (Sheffield Wednesday)

NEALE McDERMOTT (Fulham)

NOTE: Now at Gateshead. His legacy remains his goal against Bristol City and celebrating it in the appropriate way.

CHRIS McPHEE (Brighton & Hove Albion)

COLIN HEATH (Manchester United)

ALBERT JARRETT (Brighton & Hove Albion)

NOTE: Somehow earned a move to Premiership Watford after his release from Brighton and represented the Sierra Leone national team. Now plays for Barnet.

TOUMANI DIAGOURAGA (Watford)

TOM HEATON (Manchester United)

NOTE: Went on to earn England under-21 caps under Stuart Pearce.

HAMEUR BOUAZZA (Watford)

NOTE: Now an Algeria international.

PETR MIKOLANDA (West Ham United)

NOTE: Was forced to retire due to ill health. Now coaches youngsters in the Czech Republic.


2006-2007 (6)


PETER BREZOVAN (1.FC Brno)

NOTE: Lived up to the hype Dennis Wise promised until the broken arm injury that clearly dented his confidence - he was never really the same again.

ANDY LONERGAN (Preston North End)

ASHLEY WESTWOOD (Chester City)

MICHAEL TIMLIN (Fulham)

KEVIN JAMES (Nottingham Forest)

NOTE: Last seen playing for Chelmsford City.

ASHLEY GRIMES (Manchester City)

DAVID PARTRIDGE (Bristol City)

NOTE: Did not play. Now in Ireland with St. Patricks Athletic.


2007-2008 (4)


MICHAEL TIMLIN (Fulham)

SAM COLLINS (Hull City)

SIMON COX (Reading)

NOTE: Possibly Town's best loan signing? Well done Paul Sturrock!

MOSES ASHIKODI (Watford)

NOTE: Was recently released by Kettering Town due to throwing a hissy fit after being subbed in the F.A. Cup tie with Leeds United.


2008-2009 (3)


HAL ROBSON-KANU (Reading)

GORDON GREER (Doncaster Rovers)

NOTE: The Red Army Fund assisted in completing this transfer.

OWAIN TUDUR JONES (Swansea City)


2009-(6)


ALAN SHEEHAN (Leeds United)

BEN HUTCHINSON (Celtic)

TOPE OBADEYI (Bolton Wanderers)

DANNY WARD (Bolton Wanderers)

SIMON FERRY (Celtic)

ALEX REVELL (Southend United)


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Date:Friday December 25 2009
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