John Kay (English footballer)

John Kay (born 29 January 1964 at Great Lumley, England) is an English former footballer.

Kay started his career at Arsenal as an apprentice, joining in April 1980 and turning professional in July 1981. He made his League debut against West Bromwich Albion on February 26 1983 and went on to make a further seven appearances that season. He played another seven league matches in 1983-84 but in the 1984 close season he was given a free transfer.

He moved to Wimbledon and spent three years there, including a brief loan period at Middlesbrough. In 1987 he joined Sunderland, and made over 200 appearances in eight years with the club (as well as a loan spell at Shrewsbury Town before finishing his career with Preston North End and Scarborough.

References

* [http://www.thestatcat.co.uk/Mplayers/MPG492.asp John Kay's careers stats] at The Stat Cat


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