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SCOTT MARSHALL
(Defender)
Born: 1 May 1973
Where: Edinburgh
Joined Wycombe: November 2003 - previously out of contract.
Wycombe Debut: Wrexham 0 Wycombe 0 - 22 Nov 2003
Last game: Wycombe 1 Brighton 1 - 7 Feb 2004
Announced retirment from professional game - 27th August 2004.
Scott Marshall
Career summary at Wycombe
9 apps - 0 goals
Career Details: (*indicates loan spell)
Stats up to end of the 2003/2004 season
Date Club League
Apps
League
goals
Cup
Apps
Cup
Goals
Mar1991-May1998 Arsenal 20(5) 1 1(1) 0
Dec1993 Rotherham(*) 10(0) 1 1 0
Oct1994 Sheffield United(*) 17(0) 0 0 0
July1998-Oct1999 Southampton 2(0) 0 0 0
Mar1999-May1999 Celtic(*) 1(0) 0 0 0
Oct1999 Brentford(*) 4(0) 0 0 0
Oct1999-June2003 Brentford 69(2) 3 19 4
2003/2004 Wycombe Wanderers 8(0) 0 1(0) 0
2004/2005 Wycombe Wanderers 0(0) 0 0(0) 0
Background: Became Tony Adams' first signing as Wycombe Manager in November 2013 when he was brought in to shore up Wanderers' defence. The former Arsenal trainee had been out of contract since the summer when a three year spell at Brentford ended. He had moved to Griffin Park in the summer of 1999 for a 250,000 but his appearances were limited due to a back injury.
The Scot is the son of former Hearts and Scotland goalkeeper Gordon Marshall and the brother of Gordon jnr who played in goal for Celtic and also his country. However, Scott opted for an outfield role and spent seven years at Highbury making 20 starts in the Premiership as well as gaining Under 21 honours for Scotland. He scored his only goal for the Gunners in their 2-0 victory over Newcastle United in March 1996 and at the end of that season was being voted as the Gunners Young Player of the Year by the supporters.
His time at Arsenal also including a loan spell at Rotherham before a free transfer to Southampton. However, his time at The Dell proved unsuccessful although he will probably remember one game on loan at Celtic where he played in the 'Old Firm' derby with Rangers in May 1999 but ended up on the wrong end of 3-0 scoreline.
His move to Brentford saw Marshall at last gain regular First Team football and although he didn't make a habit of scoring, he did have the occasional nack of scoring in cup ties.
His time with the Wanderers saw a limited amount of First Team appearances, making nine apps before the end of the 2003/4 campaign. He was signed on a 'non-contract' basis at the start of the following season but after a few pre-season appearances for the Wanderers, announced on 27th August 2004 his retirement from the playing side. However, he continued to help out with the Youth set-up with the Wanderers and eventually took on a more senior position following the departure of Youth Dvelopment Officer Colin Barnes in April 2006. He continued with his coaching development at Adams Park but departed in July 2007 as part of a cost cutting exercise at the Club that also saw exits for First Team coaches Steve Brown and Keith Ryan.
After leaving Wycombe he quickly move to a similar role with the Youth set-up at Brentfore before running the Arsenal Soccer School in Muscat. His coaching career continued with an U21 position at Norwich City in 2012, before former Wanderers boss Paul Lambert took him on as First Team coach at Aston Villa in June 2013. Following Lambert's dismissal as Villa's Manager on 11th February 2015, he was appointed as Caretaker Manager at Villa Park, along with Andy Marshall. He joins Lambert, Martin O'Neill and John Gregory as former Wanderers connections to have managed the midlands club.

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