Andy Awford

Date of birth14 July 1972
Place of birthWorcester
NationalityEnglish
Weight76 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender

Andy had the misfortune to suffer a serious neck injury playing for Portsmouth against Sheffield United in the opening game of 2000-01 and although he bravely fought back to appear against Queens Park Rangers he announced his retirement from playing at the beginning of December. An experienced defender he fell just short of 300 league games for Pompey who were his only professional club. Still under 30 Andy is keen to remain in football and was appointed chief scout at Fratton Park at the turn of the year.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Portsmouth FA Cup 2
1997-98 Portsmouth FA Cup 2
1998-99 Portsmouth Worthington Cup 2
1999-00 Portsmouth FA Cup 1
1999-00 Portsmouth Worthington Cup 1
2000-01 Portsmouth League Division 1 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 May 1993 Leicester City v Portsmouth L 1-0 League Division 1 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
19 May 1993 Portsmouth v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division 1 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
08 Jan 1994 Blackburn Rovers v Portsmouth D 3-3 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1994 Portsmouth v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
15 Feb 1997 Leeds United v Portsmouth W 2-3 FA Cup 5th round
09 Mar 1997 Portsmouth v Chelsea L 1-4 FA Cup Quarter-final
03 Jan 1998 Portsmouth v Aston Villa D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1998 Aston Villa v Portsmouth L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
15 Sep 1998 Portsmouth v Wimbledon W 2-1 Worthington Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Sep 1998 Wimbledon v Portsmouth L 4-1 Worthington Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
22 Sep 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Portsmouth L 3-1 Worthington Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
11 Dec 1999 Sunderland v Portsmouth L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Aug 2000 Sheffield United v Portsmouth L 2-0 League Division 1
04 Nov 2000 Queens Park Rangers v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Portsmouth 24 Jul 1989 01 Dec 2000

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1989-90 England UEFA Under-18 1
1989-90 England Under-18 3
1990-91 England UEFA Under-18 3
1990-91 England Under-18 2
1990-91 England Under-19 1
1990-91 England World Youth Cup 2
1
1992-93 England Toulon Under-21 5
1992-93 England UEFA Under-21 2
1992-93 England Under-21 1
1993-94 England UEFA Under-21 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
14 Nov 1989 England v Czechoslovakia W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 3
28 Mar 1990 England v Denmark D 0-0 U18
25 Apr 1990 England v Czechoslovakia D 1-1 U18
15 May 1990 England v Poland W 3-0 U18
24 Jul 1990 Belgium v England D 1-1 UEFA U18 Quarter-final
26 Jul 1990 USSR v England L 3-1 UEFA U18 Semi-final
29 Jul 1990 England v Spain L 0-1 UEFA U18 3rd place
25 Mar 1991 Trinidad and Tobago v England W 0-4 U18
27 Mar 1991 Mexico v England L 3-1 U18
25 May 1991 England v Spain D 1-1 U19
15 Jun 1991 England v Spain L 0-1 World Youth Cup Group D
18 Jun 1991 England v Syria D 3-3 World Youth Cup Group D
08 Sep 1992 Spain v England W 0-1 Under-21
13 Oct 1992 England v Norway L 0-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
17 Nov 1992 England v Turkey L 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
07 Jun 1993 England v Portugal W 2-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
09 Jun 1993 England v Czechoslovakia D 1-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
11 Jun 1993 England v Brazil D 0-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
13 Jun 1993 England v Scotland W 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Semi-final
15 Jun 1993 France v England W 0-1 Toulon Under-21 Final
12 Oct 1993 Netherlands v England D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.