GARY WESTWOOD



Full Name: Gary Michael Westwood

Dob: 03-04-1963

Pob: Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, GB

Position: Goalkeeper

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
1979-80 0 0
1980-81 0 0
1981-82 0 0
1982-83 0 0
1983-84 0 0
TOTALS 0 0

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Ipswich Town July 1979 July 1984 Youth Team
Charlton Athletic November 1981 December 1981 On Loan
Peterborough United 1982-83 1982-83 On Loan
Crystal Palace 1982-83 1982-83 On Loan
Reading September 1983 September 1983 On Loan
Reading July 1984 July 1988 -
Wokingham Town July 1988 - -

(3) Comments

  • Joined Town as an apprentice in 1981. Spent time on loan at Crystal Palace, Charlton Athletic (November 1981), Peterborough and Reading in September 1983 (not September 1981 as previously noted). He joined the later in a permanent deal in July 1984. He made the No. 1 spot his own in September (1984), and was ever present for the next two-and-a-half seasons winning a Third Division championship medal in 1985-86. He went part-time in 1988 to concentrate on his business interests and joined Wokingham Town where he made over 150 League and cup appearances.

    Source: Reading FC Former Players' Association.

  • Manages a cutting edge sign company in Wargrave, Berkshire

  • Represented England at Youth/U-16 level at least once during the 1980-81 & 1981-82 seasons. If you have details of these caps we would like to hear from you.

Contract Info

  • Gary Westwood joined Ipswich Town as an Apprentice in July 1979.

    He signed a Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in July 1981 - The Professional Contract Is Unknown.

    He joined Charlton Athletic from Ipswich Town in November 1981 - On A 1 Month Loan ( Until December 1981 )

    He had loan periods with Crystal; Palace + Peterborough United from Ipswich Town - Some Time During In The 1982 / 1983 Season.

    He was on a loan with Reading from Ipswich Town in September 1983.

    He joined Reading from Ipswich Town in July 1984 - The Transfer Fee + Contract Period Are Both Unknown.

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