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Steve Froggatt

Coventry City FC



Full name Stephen Junior Froggatt
Born 9 March 1973 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire [registered in Lincoln, March 1973].
Height/Weight 5'10", 11st 11lb. [2000]


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000].

Club Career

Club(s) An Aston Villa FC trainee, before signing professionally on 26 January 1991.  Signed for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, 11 July 1994 for £1 million. Transferred to Coventry City FC, 1 October 1998 for £1.9 million.  Forced to retire in the summer of 2001 due to a persistent ankle injury.
Club honours None.
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 1996-97;
BBC Match of the Day Goal of the Month 16 November 1998 vs. Everton FC/


Froggatt's playing career suffered a fatal blow just days after being included in the England squad for Argentina, as he was stretchered off after a horror tackle by Sunderland's Nicky Summerbee during a Premier League fixture on 12 February 2000.  After trying to play on for a handful of further games, he underwent surgery on the injury in Summer 2000.  He spent the 2000/01 season on the sidelines trying to recover, but was forced to concede defeat and announced his retirement at the end of the season.


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000].

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder.
Individual honours England U21 (2 appearances).
Distinctions None.

Beyond England

Upon retiring he became the press officer at Coventry City and now works as a personal trainer and often appears on television and BBC Radio Fivelive as a football summariser.


Steve Froggatt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Steve Froggatt - Match History
 Club:   Coventry City F.C. - 0 full appearances

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 0 full capsx

Age 26
- 763 13 November 1999, Scotland 0 England 2, The National Stadium, Glasgow ECP AW unused sub 14
- 764 17 November 1999, England 0 Scotland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL squad member
- 765 28 February 2000, England 0 Argentina 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD injured squad member