Chris Casper Profile

Chris Casper, the son of for­mer Roth­er­ham Uni­ted and Burn­ley for­ward Frank Casper, fou­nd the com­pet­i­tion for places at Man­chester Uni­ted hard go­ing, and he was loaned out to AFC Bourne­mouth, Swin­don To­wn, and Read­ing in or­der to ac­quire more fir­st te­am ex­per­i­ence. Af­ter ma­king his Pre­mier Lea­gue de­but as a late sec­ond ha­lf re­place­ment for Nor­we­gi­an in­ter­na­tion­al Ronny John­sen in a 2-1 vic­tory ag­ainst Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur at White Hart Lane on the 12th of Jan­uary 1997, he on­ly made one more Pre­miership ap­pear­ance for Uni­ted, a 2-0 win over Cov­entry City at High­field Road six days la­ter, be­fore he left Old Traf­ford for Foot­ball Lea­gue Fir­st Di­vi­sion Read­ing who paid a fee of £300,000 to sign him on a per­man­ent basis on the 4th of Nov­ember 1998. The Eng­land U21 in­ter­na­tion­al qui­ckly settled down at Madejski Sta­dium, but an in­jury to his leg for­ced him to re­tire from the ga­me of foot­ball af­ter ap­pear­ing in on­ly 39 Foot­ball Lea­gue mat­ches for The Roy­als. Casper la­ter went in­to man­agement, tak­ing charge of Te­am Bath and Bury. Chris Casper Play­ing Ca­reer: Man­chester Uni­ted, Bourne­mouth, Swin­don To­wn, Read­ing. Man­aging Ca­reer: Te­am Bath, Bury.


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