Marriott, Andy

Birth Date

11th October 1970

Birthplace

Sutton-in-Ashfield, England

Occupation

Goalkeeper

Biographical Text

A much travelled goalkeeper who was signed by Exeter City in July 2007 on a free transfer from Boston United.

He started his career as a trainee at Arsenal in 1988 before joining Nottingham Forest for a fee of £50,000 a year later.

He made 11 league appearances for Forest, but also had spells on loan with West Bromwich Albion, Blackburn Rovers and Colchester United.

A £200,000 fee took him to Wrexham in October 1993 where he featured in 213 league matches.

Another £200,000 fee took him to Sunderland in July 1998, but he was to play just five first team matches.

After being loaned to Wigan Athletic, Marriott was then released on a free transfer to sign for Barnsley in March 2001.

After 53 league appearances for the Tykes, he was transferred to Birmingham City in March 2003 and made one Premier League outing.

He then linked up with Beira Mar in Portugal, before returning to sign for Coventry City in August 2004.

Without playing a first team match, Marriott was on his way in October 2004 moving to Bury where he featured in 19 league games.

His first association with Devon came when he signed for Torquay United in March 2005.

He remained at Plainmoor until the summer of 2006 when moving to Boston United.

His Exeter City debut came in a 4-1 win at Altrincham in August 2007. Marriott was still registered as a player in 2010-11, coming up to the age of 40, however, he had also been working in the office at the Cat and Fiddle training ground the previous season.

In January 2011, Marriott was appointed assistant to the Sporting and Technical Director at one of his former clubs, West Bromwich Albion, leaving this post to join McLaren Formula One.

Appearances

56

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