Danny Boshell

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Danny Boshell
Personal information
Full name Daniel Kevin Boshell
Date of birth (1981-05-30) 30 May 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth Bradford, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Oldham Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Oldham Athletic 70 (2)
2005Bury (loan) 6 (0)
2005–2006 Stockport County 33 (1)
2006–2010 Grimsby Town 99 (11)
2010 Chesterfield 9 (0)
2010–2013 Guiseley 83 (7)
2013Altrincham (loan) 9 (0)
2013 Altrincham 7 (0)
2013–2016 Guiseley 113 (3)
2016–2019 Bradford Park Avenue 60 (3)
Teams managed
2013–2016 Guiseley (playing assistant)[1]
2016–2019 Bradford Park Avenue (playing assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:12, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Daniel Kevin Boshell (born 30 May 1981) is an English semi-professional footballer.

He played in the Football League, notably for Grimsby Town where he made 118 appearances in all competitions. He also played as a professional for Oldham Athletic, Stockport County, Bury, Chesterfield, Guiseley and Altrincham.

Career[edit]

Oldham Athletic[edit]

Boshell spent 6 years at Oldham Athletic after coming through their youth system and by 2004 was their longest serving player, Boshell finally left the club in 2005 after a loan spell at Bury.[2] He turned out 70 times in the league for The Latics, scoring twice.

Stockport County[edit]

Boshell signed for Stockport County for the 2005-06 season and played 33 times in the league, scoring one goal. He was released at the end of the season.

Grimsby Town[edit]

Boshell was given a pre season trial by Grimsby in the summer of 2006 by Graham Rodger and earned a non-contracted squad position, joining on 25 August. He made his league debut against Macclesfield Town in a 1-1 draw at Blundell Park, and was offered a deal to keep him at Blundell Park until the end of the season.

In 2007–08 Boshell became infamous at Grimsby Town after reaching the final of the Football League Trophy - the Johnstone's Paint Trophy. However, in the final he missed a penalty costing Grimsby the game.

During the 2008-2009 season under Mike Newell he was used as a utility player, and in the 2009-10 season, Poor form saw him fall out of favour under Newell, and his eventual replacement Neil Woods following a poor disciplinary record, in which he was sent off twice in the first couple of months of the season.

Boshell continued to struggle to break into the Grimsby first team and on 13 January 2010, Woods told Boshell he was free to leave the club in the January transfer window.[3] On 1 February 2010, Boshells contract was terminated .[4]

Chesterfield[edit]

Boshell appeared 9 times for the club in the closing stages of the 09/10 season, Boshell was released at the end of the season.


Guiseley[edit]

On 27 August 2010, Boshell signed for Non-League side Guiseley. Boshell made 33 league appearances during the season. Boshell was eventually joined by his brother Nicky at the club.

After approaching directors attempting to have manager Steve Kittrick removed from his post , Boshell and his younger brother Nicky were placed on the transfer list.[5] On 15 March 2013 Boshell joined Altrincham on loan for the remainder of the 2012–13 season.[6] Boshell played just 8 times for Altrincham and eventually returned to Guiseley on 22 April 2013.

Altrincham[edit]

On 17 May 2013 he signed permanently for Altrincham.[7] Boshell played 7 times for Altrincham before departing the club in October 2013.[8]

Return to Guiseley[edit]

In October 2013, Danny re joined Guiseley as player assistant manager under new manager Mark Bower reaching the Play off final against his old club Altrincham F.C. but was unable to play.[9]

He left the club and retired from his playing career on 22 August 2016.[10]

Bradford Park Avenue[edit]

In September 2016, Boshell came out of retirement to join Bradford Park Avenue, also taking on the role of assistant manager to his former teammate at Guiseley, Mark Bower.[11]

In July 2019, alongside Bower, Boshell departed Bradford Park Avenue.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Boshell has a brother called Nicky who also plays football, Nicky is currently a teammate of Danny at Guiseley. Nicky although coming through the youth ranks at Huddersfield Town has only played at a semi-professional level and went on to play for Brighouse Town and Bradford Park Avenue.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 16 December 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Oldham Athletic 1999–2000[13] Second Division 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2000–01[14] 18 1 2 0 3 1 1[a] 0 24 2
2001–02[15] 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2002–03[16] 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2003–04[17] 22 0 2 0 1 0 2[a] 1 27 1
2004–05[18] League One 16 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 20 1
Oldham total 70 2 6 0 6 1 3 1 85 4
Bury (loan) 2004–05[18] League Two 6 0 0 0 6 0
Stockport County 2005–06[19] League Two 33 1 1 1 3 0 1[a] 0 38 2
Grimsby Town 2006–07[20] League Two 29 2 2 0 0 0 2[a] 0 33 2
2007–08[21] 40 6 1 0 1 0 6[a] 1 48 7
2008–09[22] 24 3 1 0 1 0 2[a] 0 28 3
2009–10[23] 6 0 1 0 1 0 1[a] 0 9 0
Grimsby total 99 11 5 0 3 0 11 1 118 12
Chesterfield 2009–10[23] League Two 9 0 9 0
Guiseley 2010–11[24] Conference North 33 0 1 0 7[b] 1 41 1
2011–12[24] 32 5 0 0 5[c] 0 37 5
2012–13[24] 18 2 2 1 1[d] 0 21 3
Guiseley total I 83 7 3 1 0 0 13 1 99 9
Altrincham (loan) 2012–13[24] Conference North 9 0 1[e] 0 10 0
Altrincham 2013–14[24] Conference North 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Guiseley 2013–14[24] Conference North 30 0 0 0 5[f] 0 35 0
2014–15[24] 40 1 1 0 4[g] 1 45 2
2015–16[24] National League 28 2 2 0 3[d] 0 33 2
2016–17[24] 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Guiseley total II 113 3 3 0 0 0 12 1 128 4
Bradford Park Avenue 2016–17[24] National League North 29 3 0 0 0 0 29 3
2017–18[24] 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Bradford Park Avenue total 40 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 3
Career Total 469 27 18 2 12 1 41 4 540 34
  1. ^ a b c d e f g Appearances in the Football League Trophy
  2. ^ Five appearances and a goal in the FA Trophy; two appearances in the Conference North play-offs
  3. ^ Three appearances in the FA Trophy and two in the Conference North play-offs
  4. ^ a b Appearances in the FA Trophy
  5. ^ Appearance in the Conference North play-offs
  6. ^ Three appearances in the FA Trophy and two in the Conference North play-offs
  7. ^ One appearance in the FA Trophy; three appearances and a goal in the Conference North play-offs

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danny Boshell appointed player-assistant manager‚ guiseleyafc.co.uk, 20 October 2013
  2. ^ Manchester Evening News - Boshell bidding to illustrate his value
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Guiseley boss Kittrick reveals why he is letting Boshells leave the Lions' pride | Ilkley Gazette
  6. ^ Danny Boshell loaned to Altrincham – Guiseley AFC
  7. ^ Alty Files
  8. ^ http://www.altrinchamfc.co.uk/statistics.htm
  9. ^ Danny Boshell returns to Guiseley as assistant player-manager | Bradford Telegraph and Argus
  10. ^ Club Statement: Mark Bower‚ 21 August 2016
  11. ^ Boshell Appointed Assistant Manager - Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC
  12. ^ Mark Bower Departs Bradford (Park Avenue) - Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC
  13. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 1999/2000". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2000/2001". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  15. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2002/2003". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  18. ^ a b "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  19. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  20. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  21. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  22. ^ "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  23. ^ a b "Games played by Danny Boshell in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  24. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Danny Boshell at Soccerway. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  25. ^ Lomas, John (8 June 2015). "Conference North Team of the Year". Mansfield and Ashfield Chad. London: Johnston Press. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  26. ^ "Club recognised at National League AGM". Guiseley A.F.C. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2017.

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