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He played just once - Ian Brightwell

He played just once - Ian Brightwell

Signed as cover by Gordon Strachan in the summer of 1998 after 12 years with Manchester City, Ian Brightwell's only appearance for Coventry City was in a League Cup tie against Luton Town.

The build-up to the game in October 1998 was overshadowed by Dion Dublin's reported refusal to play at Kenilworth Road as he looked to complete a move to Aston Villa.

Despite facing lower league opposition, the Sky Blues were lucky to reach half-time with the score still goalless and were then beaten by two second-half strikes.

Brightwell went on to play for Walsall, Stoke, Port Vale and Macclesfield where he is still registered as a player and is also part of the backroom staff.



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Writer:CCFC
Date:Wednesday June 13 2007
Time: 12:00AM

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Done well for himself on those Gardening programmes though, interesting career switch.
Eddie01
13/06/2007 00:09:00
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or is that Alan Brightwell ?, does he have a brother ?
Eddie01
13/06/2007 00:10:00
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Sorry I dont know how to delete, i have realised its Alan Titmarsh, not Brightwell, sorry, honest.
Eddie01
13/06/2007 00:12:00
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Wondered who you meant then mate! He did have a brother who played football as well, David I think.
CET Stander
13/06/2007 08:54:00
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yes they were both at man city once, I believe
Johnny Kipper
13/06/2007 09:16:00
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