andy bish - fact file

1964 - 1969        defender

Born on -th - 19- in , -land.

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Spurs youngster who came through the youth system, but didn't make the first team at White Hart Lane.

Attended Plaistow Grammar School, continuing his studies as he played in the local schools representative side with Frank Lampard senior the full back on his opposite flank.  Turned down an apprentice professional contract, but then signed with Spurs as a junior in the 1964-65 season in the South-East Counties league, before moving up to win a Metropolitan League championship medal the following year with the A team.

In the summer of 1967, Andy signed as a professional with Tottenham and was a mainstay of the Metropolitan League side, making a single appearance in the Football Combination for the reserves and after two years, he was released in July 1969.

On leaving Spurs he trained to be a teacher whilst playing non league for Cheltenham Town and Forest Green Rovers.

Bish joined Forest Green in 1972 and was at the club at the Club when it moved up the pyramid from County to Regional football and his presence at the club helped make Rovers force to be reckoned with.

Andy enjoyed a long career in football and notched up 1000 competitive appearances. He currently teaches children with Special Needs in Cheltenham and has had spells coaching at local Centres of Excellence and Academies.

Andy Bish is currently living in Gloucestershire.




Career Record
Club Signed Fee Debut Apps Goals
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (professional) July 1967 ?? ??  0 0
Cheltenham Town 1969 ?? ??  ?? ??
Forest Green Rovers ?? ?? ??  ?? ??
- ?? ?? ??  ?? ??

Career Record
0 League appearances; 0 goals
0 FA Cup appearances; 0 goals
0 Other appearances; 0 goals
Cheltenham Town
- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- Other appearances; goals
Forest Green Rovers

- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- Other appearances; goals

- international
- full caps;  - goals
Under-21 caps; goals
- Cup winners medal 19---

- appearance



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