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Gary Pearson funeral, burial, pictures, date, time, venue

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Gary Pearson

Gary Pearson was a professional footballer and manager from Englandnho died on July 1, 2022.

He has played for Sheffield United, Stalybridge Celtic, Gateshead, Spennymoor United, Seaham Red Star, and Whitby Town.

Pearson began his career as a member of the Sheffield United junior system before signing a professional deal with the club on July 3, 1995.

After three years with United, he moved to non-league football with Stalybridge Celtic on March 22, 1996.

He played for Gateshead in the Football Conference for two seasons, making 34 appearances and scoring two goals in 1996-97 and four appearances and scoring one goal in 1997-98.

He later played for Spennymoor United and Seaham Red Star before joining Whitby Town in 1999 after appearing in a pre-season friendly for them.

Pearson spent the 2000-01 season with Durham City before returning to Whitby in April 2001.

In June 2005, he re-signed with old club Durham City before joining Northern League side Bedlington Terriers in January 2006, making his debut in a 5-1 defeat against West Auckland Town.

Pearson was re-signed by Gateshead, who was now in the Northern Premier League Premier Division at the time, on March 31, 2006.

He appeared in six games for Gateshead before the end of the 2005-06 season.

In July 2006, he signed as a player coach with Horden Colliery Welfare. Later that year, he joined Sunderland Nissan and stayed with them until 2009, when the club dissolved.

Pearson served as Crook Town’s player coach during the 2011-12 season before taking over as manager in December 2011. He resigned in May 2014 to take over at Ryhope Colliery Welfare. In 2022, he was appointed manager of Billingham Town.

Pearson was a center-back and central midfielder noted for his fierce tackling and hard work.

Pearson played for Seaham Red Star and Durham City alongside his brother Alan.

Pearson died on July 1, 2022.

He was 45.

Gary Pearson funeral, burial, pictures, date, time, venue

His funeral will be held.


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