Andy Gray Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Feb, 2017
Facts of Andy Gray
Date of Birth: 1955 , November-30
Age: 64 years old
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Andy Gray
Birth Name Andrew Mullen Gray
Nick Name Andy
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Scotland
Ethnicity White
Profession Soccer player
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth £1.7million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Rachel Lewis (m. 2012), Vanessa Taylor (m. 1979–1982)
Children N/A
Divorce Yes
TV Show Super Sunday, City Lights
Books Flat Back Four: The Tactical Game, Gray Matters, Top Tips
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Early Life

Andrew Mullen known as Andy Gray was born 0n 30th November 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a retired football player. During his career, he has played for several clubs in both Scotland as well as in England.

Andrew is of a Scottish nationality.

Career                    

With the Dundee United, Andy Gray started his career. There in 62 appearances, he has scored total 46 goals. At the age of 19 Andy moved to Aston Villa and there in 197677, he won England’s golden boot. In the following season, he scored 29 goals which earned him PFA Young Player of the Year as well the PFA Player’s Player of the Year awards.

Later in 1979 September, he moved to the Villa’s local rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers. Followed by that he moved to Everton in 1983 November for 250,000 euros. There he spent two seasons in Merseyside club and won FA Cup in 1984. By scoring in the final of the latter he won European Cup Winner’s Cup and also League Championship. He left the club in 1985 July 10.

From the year 1985 to 1986 from the 35 League games Andy Grey has scored five goals. But in the following season from the 19 league, he failed to score a single goal. As a result, he got transferred to the Villa’s local rival West Bromwich Albion in 1987 September. In his international career debut was in 17th December 1975, where the match got draw by 1-1.

Andy Grey became a pundit, football commentator and an analyst on the Sky Sports after being retired as a player. In Portugal, he had also reported for the Sky from Euro 2004. In 2002 World Cup and also for the ESPN in Euro 2008 Grey has commentated for the BBC Radio 5 Live. By believing that his microphone was off he commented to his co-host Richard Keys, ‘Can you believe that? A female linesman. Women don’t know the offside rule.’ Later on, because of his that comment he got forced to apologize. Grey along with Keys got banned for one game on 24 January.

Along with Richard Keys, the TV career of Andy Grey is continuing as a pundit on beIN Sports. On 25th January 2014, for FA Cup match between Everton and Stevenage, he returned to commentating on the British television.

Honors

During his time in Aston Villa, Andy Grey has been honored by League Cup: 1977. In Wolverhampton Wanderers, he has been honored by League Cup: 1980. He has been honored Football League Division One: 1985, FA Cup: 1984 and European Cup Winners’ Cup: 1985 when he was in Everton. And Scottish Premier Division: 1989 when he was in Rangers.

Personal life

Andy Grey is married to Rachel Lewis since 10th February 2012. He was married to Vanessa Taylor, his ex-wife in 1979 and soon had a divorce in 1982. Besides these, he was also married to Jacqueline Cherry. Andy’s two former girlfriends were Sara Matthews and Janet Trigg. He is a father of five children from his three wives.

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