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Danny Woodards

Personal information
Full nameDaniel Mark Woodards
Date of birth8 October 1983(age 33)
Place of birthForest Gate, London, England
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubBristol Rovers
Number20

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Daniel Mark "Danny" Woodards (born October 8, 1983 in Forest Gate, Greater London) is an English professional footballer who plays for League 2 side Bristol Rovers.

Woodards, a defender, began his career as a trainee with Chelsea, but was released during the summer of 2005 without making an appearance for the club. After spending a short time on trial with League Two side Wycombe Wanderers, he signed on non-contract terms for English Conference side Exeter City on 29 October 2005. Woodards was able to impress former Exeter City manager Alex Inglethorpe enough to secure a contract through the 2006 07 season.

During his time with Exeter, Woodards proved himself to be a versatile and talented player. Able to play both as a right-back and right-sided winger, he quickly established himself as Exeter's first choice right-back.

After rejecting a series of new contracts from Exeter during the 2006-07 season, Woodards when on trial with League One side Yeovil Town during the January transfer window. Glovers manager Russell Slade was reportedly interested in signing the English defender, but it was Dario Gradi of fellow League One side Crewe Alexandra who managed to sign Woodards for a fee of £30,000 and a 20% sell-on clause.

He has recently signed a two year deal at MK Dons after his contract expired.

On May 20, 2011. He was released by Milton Keynes Dons, after turning down a new contract.

Woodards signed for Bristol Rovers on the 26th August 2011 on a one year deal.




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