Andy Melville
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Andy Melville

Andy Melville
Personal information
Full name Andrew Roger Melville
Date of birth (1968-11-29) 29 November 1968 (age 52)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986-1990 Swansea City 175 (22)
1990-1993 Oxford United 135 (13)
1993-1999 Sunderland 204 (14)
1998 -> Bradford (loan) 6 (1)
1999-2004 Fulham 153 (4)
2004-2005 West Ham United 17 (0)
2005 -> Nottingham Forest (loan) 13 (0)
Total 703 (54)
National team
1989-2004 Wales[1] 65 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew Roger Melville (born 29 November 1968 in Swansea) is a former Wales international footballer. In the early years of his career, he played in midfield. He was later converted into a central defender.

He started his career at Swansea City before earning a move to Oxford United in July 1990 for £275,000. He later went on to play for Sunderland, Bradford City F.C. and Fulham, before finishing his career with short spells at West Ham United and Nottingham Forest.

He won 65 caps for the Welsh national team between 1989 and 2004, scoring three times.

Andy Melville coaches the Oxford Brookes University football club first team[2] and joined Oxford United as a first-team coach on a short-term contract in July 2009.[3]




  1. ^ Alpuin, Luis Fernando Passo (20 February 2009). "Wales - Record International Players". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 17 March 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  2. ^ "An Education in Football". 19 May 2009. Archived from the original on 18 September 2012. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ Farrant, Nick (14 July 2009). "Melville returns in United coaching role". Oxford Mail, Newsquest Media Group. Archived from the original on 20 July 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ "Fulham clinch Euro glory". BBC Sport. 27 August 2002. Retrieved 2018.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Chris Coleman
Fulham captain
Succeeded by
Lee Clark

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