Steve Claridge

Where is Steve Claridge now?

Amassing 1,000 appearances and over 250 goals at a number of clubs, Steve Claridge finally hung up his boots in 2012 after helping non-league Gosport Borough to promotion to the Southern League Premier Division.

Playing for an astonishing 29 years (some in a player/manager capacity), he ended up representing 22 clubs including three spells at Weymouth and three spells at Millwall.

He also won the Second Division title and Football League Trophy with Birmingham City and the League Cup with Leicester City.
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Having already had management experience at Portsmouth, Weymouth and a 36 day appointment as manager of Millwall in 2005 he joined Salisbury FC in 2015 as manager after he purchased the club with a group of fans from the club’s administrator.

Under his stewardship the club have worked their way up the football pyramid and current play in the Southern Premier League.

Claridge has now forged a successful media career with the BBC working across the radio network and the television network on shows such as BBC Radio 5 Live, Football Focus and Final Score.

He is an expert on the Football League and was a regular contributor on The Football League Show as well as writing a column for The Guardian highlighting players to watch out for.

His scouting column included reports on Nathaniel Clyne, Gary Hooper, Kyle Naughton and Ben Watson, all of which ended up playing in the Premier League.

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