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Chris Brunt
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Brunt playing for West Bromwich Albion in 2015
Personal information
Full name Christopher Colin Brunt
Date of birth 14 December 1984 (1984-12-14) (age 36)
Place of birth Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m)
Playing position Winger / Left back / Attacking midfielder
Youth career
2001–2002 Middlesbrough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Middlesbrough 0 (0)
2004 Sheffield Wednesday (loan) 6 (2)
2004–2007 Sheffield Wednesday 134 (21)
2007–2020 West Bromwich Albion 382 (44)
2020–2021 Bristol City 12 (0)
Total 534 (67)
National team
2002–2003 Northern Ireland U19 8 (3)
2005–2006 Northern Ireland U21 2 (1)
2005 Northern Ireland U23 1 (0)
2004–2017 Northern Ireland 65 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:33, 21 December 2020 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:26, 7 February 2019 (UTC)

Christopher Colin Brunt (born 14 December 1984) is a Northern Irish former professional footballer .

A versatile player, Brunt has featured primarily as a left winger, but can also operate as a left back or attacking midfielder. Brunt started his career with Middlesbrough but did not manage to make an appearance in the first team. He joined Sheffield Wednesday in 2004 and amassed 153 appearances for the club before joining West Bromwich Albion in 2007, where he went on to appear over 400 times.

Brunt earned 65 caps for the Northern Ireland national team between 2004 and 2017. He also represented his country at youth level.

In March 2021, Brunt returned to West Bromwich Albion as an academy coach.

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