889 Nicky Forster

Biography

Striker Forster signed for City at the end of August 2006 for a £250,000 fee, joining up with his former teammate Phil Parkinson.  He spent a productive season in black and amber, contributing goals to a side that sometimes struggled, but the folloiwng summer he returned to his origins and signed for Brighton.

Surrey born Forster began his career in the lower leagues before joining Gillingham as an 18 year old.  He joined Brentford in 2004 and spent the next ten years rattling in goals for the Bees, Birmingham City and Reading.  Nicky had a season at Ipswich Town prior to signing for Hull City.

Forster joined Brighton in 2007 and continued to score goals into his late thirties.  His playing career drew to a close after spells in the non-leagues with Lingfield and Dover Athletic.  Forster had already briefly managed Brentford in 2011 and became Dover manager shortly after.  After a spell out of the game Forster returned to management in 2015 with half a season at the helm of Staines Town.

Details

Nationality: England
Date/Place of Birth: 8 September 1973, Caterham
Hull City First Game: 9 September 2006, Birmingham City A (Championship), 33 years, 1 days old
Hull City Final Game: 6 May 2007, Plymouth Argyle H (Championship), 33 years, 240 days old

Clubs

Horley Town (1991-1992), Gillingham (1992-1994), Margate (1992, loan), Hythe Town (1992, loan), Brentford (1994-1997), Birmingham City (1997-1999), Reading (1999-2005), Ipswich Town (2005-2006), Hull City (2006-2007), Brighton & Hove Albion (2007-2010), Charlton Athletic (2010, loan), Brentford (2010-2011), Lingfield (2011), Dover Athletic (2011-2013)

Hull City Record

Career: 37 apps, 6 goals

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