Grant Horscroft

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Grant Horscroft
Personal information
Full name Grant Horscroft[1]
Date of birth (1961-07-30)30 July 1961[1]
Place of birth Fletching, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[2]
Position(s) Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??–1987 Lewes
Sutton United (loan)
1987–1988 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 (0)
1988–1993 Lewes
1993–199? Ringmer
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Grant Horscroft (born 30 July 1961) is an English former professional footballer who played as a central defender in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion.

Horscroft was born in Fletching, East Sussex, in 1961.[1] He played non-league football for Ringmer, Lewes and Sutton United,[2] before joining Brighton & Hove Albion for a fee of £2,500, which remained, as of 2016, the Lewes club's record transfer fee received.[3] He made two league appearances as Albion gained promotion as 1987–88 Third Division runners-up, before returning to non-league with Lewes, where he spent time as assistant manager and caretaker manager as well as player, and Ringmer.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Grant Horscroft". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Carder, Tim; Harris, Roger (1997). Albion A–Z: A Who's Who of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Hove: Goldstone Books. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-9521337-1-1.
  3. ^ Williams, Mike; Williams, Tony (2016). Non-League Club Directory 2017. Tony Williams Publications. p. 453. ISBN 978-1869833695.