Date: 8th July 2008 at 10:04am
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All you need to know about the U’s new signing, Steven Gillespie.

Name: Steven Gillespie

Nationality: English

Date of Birth: 04/06/1985

Place of Birth: Liverpool

Height: 5′ 9′ (175cm)

Weight: 11st 2lbs (70.82kg)

Previous Clubs: Cheltenham Town, Bristol City, Liverpool

Position: Striker


Gillespie, who recently handed in a transfer request following heavy interest, started his career with Liverpool. He came to the Anfield club’s attention following his goalscoring form as a school boy.

After a year on Merseyside, Gillespie joined Bristol City in 2004. The front-man found chances hard to come by at Ashton Gate and was sent on loan to Cheltenham.

Following another loan spell at Whaddon Road, Gillespie made his move permanent in January 2006. In his two-and-a-half years with Town, he scored 21 goals in 51 league starts.


 

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