Christian Edwards

Date of birth23 November 1975
Place of birthCaerphilly
NationalityWelsh
Weight80 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

The Welsh international took a while to force his way into the reckoning at Nottingham Forest but was rewarded with a new three year deal at the end of the 2000-2001 season after some fine performances and three vital goals.

Christian was made available for transfer by Bristol Rovers in March 2005.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Swansea City 20 Jul 1994 26 Mar 1998
Nottingham Forest 26 Mar 1998 03 Jul 2003
Bristol City 11 Dec 1998 10 Jan 1999 L
Oxford United 24 Feb 2000 22 Mar 2000 L
Crystal Palace 15 Nov 2001 15 Jan 2002 L
Tranmere Rovers 17 Sep 2002 17 Dec 2002 L
Oxford United 17 Jan 2003 17 Feb 2003 L
Wimbledon 07 Apr 2003 12 Apr 2003 T
Bristol Rovers 03 Jul 2003 30 Jun 2006
Swansea City 19 Aug 2005 17 Sep 2005 L
Forest Green Rovers 01 Aug 2006 07 Jan 2007

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Swansea City League Cup 1
1997-98 Swansea City League Cup 2
1998-99 Nottingham Forest Premier League 7
5
1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 35
1
3
4
2001-02 Crystal Palace League Division 1 9
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 2
4
2002-03 Oxford United League Division 3 5
1
2002-03 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 2
1
2002-03 Tranmere Rovers LDV Vans Trophy 2
2002-03 Tranmere Rovers League Cup 1
2002-03 Tranmere Rovers League Division 2 12
4
2003-04 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 1
2003-04 Bristol Rovers LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Bristol Rovers League Cup 1
2003-04 Bristol Rovers League Division 3 40
2
3
1
2004-05 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 2
2004-05 Bristol Rovers LDV Vans Trophy 4
2004-05 Bristol Rovers League Cup 2
2004-05 Bristol Rovers League Two 39
3
2
6
2005-06 Bristol Rovers League Two 12
3
1
1
2005-06 Swansea City League Cup 1
2005-06 Swansea City League One 1
1


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
03 Sep 1996 Gillingham v Swansea City L 2-0
Agg: 3-0
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
12 Aug 1997 Reading v Swansea City L 2-0 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Aug 1997 Swansea City v Reading D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
20 Aug 2005 Swansea City v Doncaster Rovers L 1-2 League One
23 Aug 2005 Reading v Swansea City L 3-1 League Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2005 Walsall v Swansea City W 2-5 League One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Wales International Friendly
1
1995-96 Wales UEFA Under-21 1
1996-97 Wales UEFA Under-21 5
1
1997-98 Wales B International 1
1997-98 Wales UEFA Under-21 1
1
1998-99 Wales B International 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
10 Oct 1995 Wales v Germany L 1-5 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
24 Apr 1996 Switzerland v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
30 Aug 1996 Wales v San Marino W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
04 Oct 1996 Wales v Netherlands L 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
08 Nov 1996 Netherlands v Wales W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 7
13 Dec 1996 Wales v Turkey L 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 7
28 Mar 1997 Wales v Belgium W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
19 Aug 1997 Turkey v Wales L 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
24 Mar 1998 Scotland v Wales L 4-0 B INTER
09 Feb 1999 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-0 B International


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