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Gavin McCann

Sunderland AFC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
*(actual F 2: A 0)
100% successful

2001

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
45

Profile

Full name Gavin Peter McCann (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 10 January 1978 in Blackpool, Lancashire [registered in Blackpool & Fylde, March 1978].
Married to Lisa ? [registeration not found]. Two children, Ruby and Maddie.
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 0lb. [2000].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000] & Ancestry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football with YMCA in Lytham St Annes, before joining the Everton FC academy. McCann signed professionally on 1 July 1995 and went on to play in eleven Premiership matches. He signed for Sunderland AFC on 27 November 1998 for £500,000, and played 116 Premiership matches, scoring eight goals. Joined Aston Villa FC for £2.25 million on 31 July 2003 where he would play another 110 Premiership matches, scoring three times.  Despite hs injury setbacks, a move to Bolton Wanderers FC followed in June 2007, he played in 75 league matches, scoring once, before injury finally overcame him and he retired in early 2011.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000]

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1104th players (1105) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
Only match No. 776, 28 February 2001, England 3 Spain 0, a friendly match at Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham, substitute (ht), aged 23 years 50 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

McCann launched a Football Academy, The Milligan-McCann Academy, in Lytham St. Annes, in February 2008. After retiring from playing, he assisted the Youth teams at Bolton Wanderers, until he was appointed assistant manager of Hyde United FC on 7 May 2012.

 

Gavin McCann - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 1 0 0 1 0 45 0 0 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Gavin McCann - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White - Friendly 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Gavin McCann - Match History
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 776 28 February 2001 - England 3 Spain 0, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HW sub ht 24
1-0 when substituting
- 777 24 March 2001 - England 2 Finland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool WCP HW squad member
- 778 28 March 2001 - Albania 1 England 3, Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiranë AW

Notes

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