John Fashanu

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Where is John Fashanu now?

Often criticised for being over physical and aggressive in his style of play, John Fashanu retired from the game whilst playing for Aston Villa due to injury in 1995.



Fashanu has been a prominent face within the media since retiring and is most famous for hosting Gladiators.

He has also appeared in a number of celebrity shows including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here where he came second.

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John Fashanu has also had a role as chairman of Welsh side Barry Town and is also involved with the Nigerian Football Association.

John Fashanu was also the host of the Nigerian version of the hit UK television programme Deal or No Deal.

Fashanu was criticised by his former Wimbledon team mates in 2015 after appearing in a documentary about the club saying that their dressing room was a violent, cruel place which was dominated by a few individuals.

In November 2015 John Fashanu revealed that he had paid his gay footballer brother Justin Fashanu £75,000 to stop him ‘coming out’.

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John Fashanu: Premier League Statistics

NationalityEnglish
PositionForward
Appearances78
Goals20
Yellow Cards10
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Wimbledon

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com

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