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
09 Aug 2003 Scunthorpe United v Bristol Rovers W 1-2 League Division 3
12 Aug 2003 Bristol Rovers v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2003 Bristol Rovers v Rochdale D 0-0 League Division 3
23 Aug 2003 Carlisle United v Bristol Rovers W 0-2 League Division 3
25 Aug 2003 Bristol Rovers v Macclesfield Town D 2-2 League Division 3
30 Aug 2003 Huddersfield Town v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 League Division 3
06 Sep 2003 Bristol Rovers v Kidderminster Harriers W 1-0 League Division 3
13 Sep 2003 Bristol Rovers v Boston United W 2-0 League Division 3
16 Sep 2003 Torquay United v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 League Division 3
20 Sep 2003 York City v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 League Division 3
27 Sep 2003 Bristol Rovers v Cheltenham Town W 2-0 League Division 3
30 Sep 2003 Bristol Rovers v Mansfield Town L 1-3 League Division 3
04 Oct 2003 Doncaster Rovers v Bristol Rovers L 5-1 League Division 3
11 Oct 2003 Darlington v Bristol Rovers W 0-4 League Division 3
14 Oct 2003 Southend United v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
18 Oct 2003 Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United L 0-2 League Division 3
21 Oct 2003 Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Division 3
25 Oct 2003 Oxford United v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 3
01 Nov 2003 Swansea City v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 3
08 Nov 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 FA Cup 1st round
15 Nov 2003 Bristol Rovers v Bury L 1-2 League Division 3
22 Nov 2003 Lincoln City v Bristol Rovers L 3-1 League Division 3
29 Nov 2003 Bristol Rovers v Hull City W 2-1 League Division 3
13 Dec 2003 Bristol Rovers v Yeovil Town L 0-1 League Division 3
20 Dec 2003 Southend United v Bristol Rovers W 0-1 League Division 3
26 Dec 2003 Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town L 1-2 League Division 3
28 Dec 2003 Kidderminster Harriers v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Division 3
17 Jan 2004 Rochdale v Bristol Rovers D 2-2 League Division 3
24 Jan 2004 Bristol Rovers v Carlisle United W 1-0 League Division 3
07 Feb 2004 Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers L 2-0 League Division 3
14 Feb 2004 Bristol Rovers v Darlington L 0-3 League Division 3
17 Feb 2004 Bristol Rovers v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division 3
21 Feb 2004 Cambridge United v Bristol Rovers L 3-1 League Division 3
06 Mar 2004 Bristol Rovers v Southend United D 1-1 League Division 3
13 Mar 2004 Yeovil Town v Bristol Rovers L 4-0 League Division 3
16 Mar 2004 Bristol Rovers v Torquay United D 2-2 League Division 3
20 Mar 2004 Boston United v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Division 3
27 Mar 2004 Bristol Rovers v York City W 3-0 League Division 3
03 Apr 2004 Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers W 1-2 League Division 3
10 Apr 2004 Bristol Rovers v Doncaster Rovers L 1-2 League Division 3
12 Apr 2004 Mansfield Town v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 3
17 Apr 2004 Bristol Rovers v Swansea City W 2-1 League Division 3
24 Apr 2004 Bury v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 3
01 May 2004 Bristol Rovers v Lincoln City W 3-1 League Division 3
08 May 2004 Hull City v Bristol Rovers L 3-0 League Division 3
07 Aug 2004 Mansfield Town v Bristol Rovers W 0-2 League Two
10 Aug 2004 Bristol Rovers v Bury D 2-2 League Two
14 Aug 2004 Bristol Rovers v Notts County W 2-1 League Two
21 Aug 2004 Darlington v Bristol Rovers W 0-1 League Two
24 Aug 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Bristol Rovers W 1-2 League Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2004 Bristol Rovers v Southend United W 2-1 League Two
30 Aug 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Two
04 Sep 2004 Bristol Rovers v Shrewsbury Town D 0-0 League Two
11 Sep 2004 Leyton Orient v Bristol Rovers L 4-2 League Two
18 Sep 2004 Bristol Rovers v Lincoln City D 0-0 League Two
21 Sep 2004 Norwich City v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
25 Sep 2004 Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 League Two
28 Sep 2004 Bristol Rovers v Kidderminster Harriers W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
02 Oct 2004 Bristol Rovers v Oxford United W 2-0 League Two
09 Oct 2004 Cambridge United v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Two
16 Oct 2004 Grimsby Town v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Two
19 Oct 2004 Bristol Rovers v Yeovil Town D 2-2 League Two
23 Oct 2004 Bristol Rovers v Kidderminster Harriers W 2-0 League Two
30 Oct 2004 Boston United v Bristol Rovers D 2-2 League Two
03 Nov 2004 Bristol Rovers v Barnet W 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
06 Nov 2004 Swansea City v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Two
13 Nov 2004 Bristol Rovers v Carlisle United D 1-1 FA Cup 1st round
20 Nov 2004 Bristol Rovers v Scunthorpe United L 0-3 League Two
23 Nov 2004 Carlisle United v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 FA Cup 1st round replay
27 Nov 2004 Wycombe Wanderers v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Two
30 Nov 2004 Bristol Rovers v Wycombe Wanderers W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
07 Dec 2004 Bristol Rovers v Chester City W 4-1 League Two
11 Dec 2004 Bristol Rovers v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Two
18 Dec 2004 Rochdale v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Two
26 Dec 2004 Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League Two
29 Dec 2004 Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
01 Jan 2005 Shrewsbury Town v Bristol Rovers L 2-0 League Two
03 Jan 2005 Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town W 3-1 League Two
08 Jan 2005 Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United D 1-1 League Two
15 Jan 2005 Lincoln City v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
22 Jan 2005 Bristol Rovers v Cheltenham Town D 1-1 League Two
05 Feb 2005 Bristol Rovers v Grimsby Town W 3-0 League Two
12 Feb 2005 Yeovil Town v Bristol Rovers L 4-2 League Two
19 Feb 2005 Bristol Rovers v Boston United D 1-1 League Two
22 Feb 2005 Kidderminster Harriers v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
26 Feb 2005 Macclesfield Town v Bristol Rovers L 2-1 League Two
08 Mar 2005 Southend United v Bristol Rovers D 2-2 LDV Vans Trophy Final - southern section (2nd leg)
12 Mar 2005 Bury v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
26 Mar 2005 Notts County v Bristol Rovers W 1-2 League Two
28 Mar 2005 Bristol Rovers v Darlington D 3-3 League Two
09 Apr 2005 Bristol Rovers v Rushden and Diamonds W 3-0 League Two
16 Apr 2005 Chester City v Bristol Rovers D 2-2 League Two
23 Apr 2005 Bristol Rovers v Swansea City W 2-0 League Two
30 Apr 2005 Scunthorpe United v Bristol Rovers L 4-0 League Two
07 May 2005 Bristol Rovers v Wycombe Wanderers W 1-0 League Two
06 Aug 2005 Barnet v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
09 Aug 2005 Bristol Rovers v Grimsby Town L 1-2 League Two
13 Aug 2005 Bristol Rovers v Peterborough United L 2-3 League Two
17 Sep 2005 Chester City v Bristol Rovers L 4-0 League Two
14 Jan 2006 Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers W 2-3 League Two
21 Jan 2006 Bristol Rovers v Chester City W 2-1 League Two
28 Jan 2006 Lincoln City v Bristol Rovers L 1-0 League Two
31 Jan 2006 Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient D 3-3 League Two
04 Feb 2006 Bristol Rovers v Bury W 1-0 League Two
11 Feb 2006 Darlington v Bristol Rovers D 1-1 League Two
14 Feb 2006 Bristol Rovers v Cheltenham Town L 0-1 League Two
18 Feb 2006 Bristol Rovers v Stockport County D 2-2 League Two
01 Apr 2006 Wycombe Wanderers v Bristol Rovers W 1-3 League Two
29 Apr 2006 Rochdale v Bristol Rovers L 2-0 League Two
06 May 2006 Bristol Rovers v Macclesfield Town L 2-3 League Two


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.