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Rhys Wilmot

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Full nameRhys Wilmot
Date of birthFebruary 21, 1962(age 54)
Place of birthNewport, Wales
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Rhys Wilmot (born 21 February 1962 in Newport) is a retired Welsh footballer.

Wilmot started out at Arsenal, joining as a schoolboy in 1977 before turning professional in 1980. Mainly an understudy to Pat Jennings, George Wood and then John Lukic, Wilmot had loan spells at both Hereford United and Leyton Orient. He had to wait six years until his Arsenal first-team debut, against Aston Villa on March 28, 1986. He had six games deputising for Lukic in 1986-87 before another loan spell, this time at Swansea City.

Unable to break into the first team properly, he left Arsenal in 1989 for Plymouth Argyle. During his time in Devon Rhys Played under The GreatPeter Shilton until he was sold for £300,000. He later played for Grimsby Town, Crystal Palace and Torquay United.

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