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Andy Hinchcliffe

Personal information
Full nameAndrew George Hinchcliffe
Place of birthManchester, England
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionDefender (retired)

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Andrew George "Andy" Hinchcliffe (born 5 February 1969 in Manchester, Lancashire) is a former English footballer. Formerly of Manchester City, Everton and Sheffield Wednesday, he played as a left sided defender or wing back.

Whilst at City, Hinchcliffe was one of the scorers in the Manchester derby on 23 September 1989 in a 5 1 victory over Manchester United. Hinchcliffe won the 1995 FA Cup while with Everton and enjoyed the best form of his career at the club, winning seven full England caps. His England debut came in a 3 0 away victory over Moldova on 1 September 1996, in what was manager Glenn Hoddle's first game in charge. After injury problems,he was sold by the Toffees to Wednesday where he played for a further four years. Hinchcliffe retired from playing football in March 2002 following surgery on his left knee. He only made two appearances in his final season at the club (2001 02), one of which was in the League Cup semi final first leg against Blackburn Rovers, the other in the league against Crewe Alexandra.

Hinchcliffe now works as a co-commentator on Sky Sports.

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