17 Facts About Andy Marshall


Andrew John Marshall was born on 14 April 1975 and is an English former professional footballer who played for Norwich City, AFC Bournemouth, Gillingham, Ipswich Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Millwall, Coventry City and the England under-21 team.


Andy Marshall went into coaching, and was goalkeeping coach at Aston Villa, Charlton Athletic and Birmingham City.


Andy Marshall made his first successful team debut on 27 December 1994 as a substitute in an away match at Nottingham Forest, following an injury to first-choice goalkeeper Bryan Gunn.


Gunn's injury kept him out of action for the rest of the season and Andy Marshall played in the majority of City's remaining matches that season.


Gunn was re-instated as first choice goalkeeper at Carrow Road at the start of the following season, and Andy Marshall had loan spells at Bournemouth and Gillingham to increase his first team experience.


Andy Marshall seized the opportunity to establish himself as Norwich's number one, and despite his inability to kick the ball straight from a goal kick he became an established player and a fairly popular figure and with the club's supporters during his time at Carrow Road.


Andy Marshall would go on to make 219 appearances for the Canaries.

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Andy Marshall's form in goal was a crucial factor in the team avoiding relegation.


However, Andy Marshall's contract was due to expire in the summer of 2001 and he had refused to sign a new deal with the club citing that he wanted to play Premier League football having proved his capabilities.


Andy Marshall joined the then Premier League club Ipswich Town on a free transfer.


Andy Marshall sought to further his ambition of playing for England by playing regular football in the Premier League and increasing his profile.


In January 2004, Andy Marshall began another loan spell, this time at Millwall which led to a permanent move in March 2004.


Andy Marshall remained at Millwall for the following two seasons for the duration of his contract.


On 30 June 2006, Andy Marshall joined Coventry City on a free transfer becoming a favourite with the fans.


Andy Marshall was released by Coventry City on 30 June 2009 after his contract expired.


On 8 August 2013, Andy Marshall returned to Millwall for a second time as cover after regular goalkeeper David Forde was ruled out with injury.


Andy Marshall announced his retirement from professional football on 31 January 2014.