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John Aldridge
Personal information
Full name John William Aldridge
Date of birth 18 September 1958 (1958-09-18) (age 62)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1984
1984–1987
1987–1989
1989–1991
1991–1998
Newport County
Oxford United
Liverpool
Real Sociedad
Tranmere Rovers
National team
1986–1996 Republic of Ireland
Teams managed
1996–2001 Tranmere Rovers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Aldridge (born 18 September 1958) is an Irish former football player and manager. He has played for Republic of Ireland national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
England League
1979/80 Newport County Fourth Division 38 14
1980/81 Third Division 27 7
1981/82 36 12
1982/83 41 17
1983/84 28 20
1983/84 Oxford United Third Division 8 4
1984/85 Second Division 42 30
1985/86 First Division 39 23
1986/87 25 15
1986/87 Liverpool First Division 10 2
1987/88 36 26
1988/89 35 21
1989/90 2 1
Spain League
1989/90 Real Sociedad La Liga 28 16
1990/91 35 17
England League
1991/92 Tranmere Rovers Second Division 43 22
1992/93 First Division 31 21
1993/94 34 21
1994/95 33 24
1995/96 45 27
1996/97 43 18
1997/98 14 5
Country England 610 330
Spain 63 33
Total 673 363

International career statistics

Republic of Ireland national team
Year Apps Goals
1986 7 0
1987 6 0
1988 8 1
1989 7 2
1990 9 3
1991 4 0
1992 9 5
1993 6 2
1994 6 4
1995 5 2
1996 2 0
Total 69 19
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