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Steve Jones (footballer, born December 1970) – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroEnglish footballer born in December 1970
A.K.A.Stephen Robert Jones
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From United Kingdom 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 25 December 1970, Bristol
Age:49 years

Stephen Robert “Steve” Jones (born 25 December 1970) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Swansea City and Cheltenham Town.

Career

Jones played locally in Gloucestershire for Wotton Rovers as well as for Fairford Town before joining Forest Green Rovers. He then joined Cheltenham Town before earning a £25,000 move to Swansea City. He was part of the Swansea side that reached the Third Division play-off final in the 1996-97 season and the following season overcame a broken leg to help Swansea reach the play-offs again under manager John Hollins. In the following 1999–2000 season Jones featured heavily again as Swansea were crowned Third Division champions.

In 2001, Jones returned to Cheltenham Town who were now in the Football League however he was again hit by injuries including another broken leg and in 2003 he was released by manager Bobby Gould.

Jones then returned to Forest Green Rovers who were by now competing in the Conference National. Jones made just 11 appearances for Forest Green under manager Colin Addison.

He then moved to Twerton Park to sign for Bath City where he made 242 appearances between 2003 and 2009 before being released.

He then signed for Southern League side Bishops Cleeve in the summer of 2009. Following the departure of long serving manager Paul Collicutt at the end of the 2010/11 season, Jones was elevated to player-assistant manager following the promotion of Alex Sykes to manager. He left the club, alongside Sykes, in April 2013.