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Inspired by the recent threads about the fortunes of our recent outgoing players, I thought it might be worth having one about former Bluebirds who've hung up their boots.

For instance...

Earnie is now a UEFA licensed coach, and the Assistant Coach of Fresno FC. He looks in good shape and is in the habit of posting motivational quotes on his social media pages.

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Anyone following Kenwyne Jones on Instagram will see that he's mostly on the lash in Trinidad & Tobago, where he's also an "Investor", "Motivational Speaker" and the Assistant Coach of their U17's national side.

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Legendary City songwriter and striker Steve Thompson has carved himself out a career in the media in Scottish football, and on that basis it's not surprising he punctuates his punditry with being a bit of a piss-artist

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Thommo's mate SuperKev, arguably our favourite ever scotchman, is of course an amateur artist, whose work is available at Products - https://kevmac.bigcartel.com/products and if his social media is anything to go by, he has retired in style to drink with his mates and cuddle his scruffy dog. He is also a coach at youth team Kirriemuir Thistle FC and still popular with the boys at City

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Inspired by the recent threads about the fortunes of our recent outgoing players, I thought it might be worth having one about former Bluebirds who've hung up their boots.

For instance...

Earnie is now a UEFA licensed coach, and the Assistant Coach of Fresno FC. He looks in good shape and is in the habit of posting motivational quotes on his social media pages.

Screenshot 2019-08-14 at 23.14.19.png



Anyone following Kenwyne Jones on Instagram will see that he's mostly on the lash in Trinidad & Tobago, where he's also an "Investor", "Motivational Speaker" and the Assistant Coach of their U17's national side.

Screenshot 2019-08-14 at 23.07.35.png



Legendary City songwriter and striker Steve Thompson has carved himself out a career in the media in Scottish football, and on that basis it's not surprising he punctuates his punditry with being a bit of a piss-artist

Screenshot 2019-08-14 at 23.12.27.png


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Thommo's mate SuperKev, arguably our favourite ever scotchman, is of course an amateur artist, whose work is available at Products - https://kevmac.bigcartel.com/products and if his social media is anything to go by, he has retired in style to drink with his mates and cuddle his scruffy dog. He is also a coach at youth team Kirriemuir Thistle FC and still popular with the boys at City

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good stuff there
 

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Mark Hudson, who always seemed a very sensible bloke, has failed to compromise himself on social media and can be seen coaching the hapless Huddersfield Town as they mount their battle against Championship relegation. It seems he likes a drive-thru Starbucks.

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pursey on his stag do. pity about the brum badge
 

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Hudson predecessor and scorer of one of the best own goals I've seen, City legend Darren Purse now has hair, and a variety of jobs in grass-roots football. He is Oxford Utd U16's coach, Rushden & Diamond's U18 Manager and the Director of Football at the Malcolm Arnold Academy.

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Midfield powerhouse Gavin Rae followed my footsteps into the recruitment industry, which to be honest is a slippery slope into a load of spurious nonsense and this is apparently what he does these days: -

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Three former City keepers who are still involved in the game as coaches.

Gavin Ward at QPR
Neil Alexander at Dundee United
Pat Mountain at the wurzels (boooo!)
 

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Hudson predecessor and scorer of one of the best own goals I've seen, City legend Darren Purse now has hair, and a variety of jobs in grass-roots football. He is Oxford Utd U16's coach, Rushden & Diamond's U18 Manager and the Director of Football at the Malcolm Arnold Academy.

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Bloody hell that really is Pursey isn’t it. I had to cover his hair up to check.
 

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Paul Parry has established his own football academy. Good luck Paul, always seemed a good guy...

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Paul Parry has established his own football academy. Good luck Paul, always seemed a good guy...

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He was an estate agent a coupe of years ago, had a shop in Llandaff North.

I’m not a fan of these private ‘academies’ to be honest. They seem to all have a very scattergun approach, preying on parents excitement that little Kayden will be the next Gareth Bale, having to spend a small fortune on training kit etc and ferrying them around the country every other week. Just in hope they might get the one in a thousand that might end up having a trial for Yeovil.
 

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i think he had a season with aberbargoed buds in the welsh leagues for a bit but a typical valley boy, as dave jones was worried about. he went down the other road partying with his mates and going to blisters (bargoed night club) good player darcy
 

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i think he had a season with aberbargoed buds in the welsh leagues for a bit but a typical valley boy, as dave jones was worried about. he went down the other road partying with his mates and going to blisters (bargoed night club) good player darcy
He was indeed. Had Wayne Rooney in his pocket at Wembley for the Wales match.

He was obviously very humble, and I chatted with him in the old Les Croups one night after a home City match and within about two sentences he asked me 'how did I play?'!!

He'd had a very good game so I told him and he seemed really chuffed!
 

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He was indeed. Had Wayne Rooney in his pocket at Wembley for the Wales match.

He was obviously very humble, and I chatted with him in the old Les Croups one night after a home City match and within about two sentences he asked me 'how did I play?'!!

He'd had a very good game so I told him and he seemed really chuffed!
He had a brilliant game the day we beat the jacks at their place when Bellamy scored the late winner.
 

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I think he had a couple of games for Treowen Stars 2nds as a goalkeeper too.
 

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In 2015, Warren Feeney finally sent his shooting boots to the charity shop, where they were eagerly snapped up by Gary Madine.

Feeney is now the manager of Northern Irish Football League team Ards, who ply their trade in the NIFL Championship, having been relegated last season.

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lee lee lee baddeley. now a greenkeeper on a golf course in exeter
 

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sorry i did try and get a bigger photo:hehe:
 

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