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Stephen Roberts (footballer)

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Full nameStephen Roberts
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Stephen Roberts (born 24 February 1980 in Wrexham) is a former football player who most recently played for Walsall. He has also represented Wales at under-21 level.

Roberts began his career at home town club Wrexham, where he took part in the clubs Football League Trophy win, before eventually moving to Doncaster Rovers where he joined up with his brother Neil Roberts who eventually moved on to join Wrexham.

On 1 July 2008, Roberts opted to turn down a new one-year contract at Doncaster Rovers, to drop down to League One to play for Walsall on a two-year contract. He became the "Saddlers" first signing of the 2008 pre-season.

On 8 October 2009, Roberts announced his retirement from the game at the age of 29 due to a persistent back injury.




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