6 August 2011

Colin Nixon

Name: Colin Nixon
Born: 8 September 1978, Newtownards
Height: 5.11 ft
Weight: 11.00 st
Position: Right-Back

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 1 Under-21 Cap (1999), 5 Under-18 Schoolboy Caps (1996-1997), 14 Under-16 Schoolboy Caps (1993-1994); Irish League Representative.
Club Honours: (with Glentoran) Irish League Champion 1998/99, 2002/03, 2004/05, 2008/09; Irish Cup Winner ... 2012/13; Irish League Cup Winner; Co. Antrim Shield Winner.

Club Career:
Teams ... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- League FA Cup FL Cup Europe Other
St Andrews Boys Club ....... Youth 
Glentoran 95/96-12/13   1993 Youth 
Bangor .. 13/14-15/16 May-13 .Free
Larne ... 15/16 ..... Jan-16

Biography:
Multi-honoured defender and captain of Glentoran, Colin Nixon won four Irish League titles and five Irish Cups during a near-two-decade career at the Oval. After close to 800 appearances he was released at the end of the 2012/13 season. His last game in a Glens shirt was in a 3-1 Irish Cup win over Cliftonville. He joined Bangor for the 2013/14 season.

Nixon then worked coached at Ards' Academy and with Harland & Wolff's Under-20 side. In 2016 he applied for the manager's job at Glentoran but was overlooked. In December he was appointed first-team manager at Ards.

More to follow.

Northern Ireland Under-21 Cap Details:
08-10-1999 Finalnd A L 1-2 ECQ sub

Summary: 0(1)/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.

Irish League Representative Appearance Details:
01-11-2000 League of Ireland A W 2-0
13-02-2007 Football Conference H W 3-1

Summary: 2/0. Won 2, Drew 0, Lost 0.

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