Stars Legend Joins Coaching Staff
Oxford City Stars are delighted to announce that Scott Gough has joined the club as assistant first team coach, working alongside long-time friend and former team mate Kenny Redmond.
Scott played for the Stars between 1985 and 2006 across a number of spells, amassed a total of 232 appearances, and scored over 330 goals during that time. In the summer of 2016 Stars fans voted ‘Gougher’ as their all-time club legend, and as a result Scott now has a stand named after him at Oxpens Road.
Scott had the following to say about his appointment: “I’m really pleased to be joining the Stars team working alongside old friend and team mate Kenny Redmond, and a number of players that I have known as youngsters that have matured into Stars regulars. I started my career in Oxford in 1986 and played 232 games with the Stars, and to be back helping the current crop of players is fantastic and can’t wait to get the season underway. Goals was my thing as a player and I hope I can help the lads with this element of their game along with all the little things that make the difference.”
“On a personal note Oxford is like second a home to me and to have the stand named after me last summer was probably one of the nicest things to happen to me in 37 years of hockey, and it will help drive me to do all I can for the club in the coming years”.
Fans will be able to meet Scott and the Stars season launch day on Sunday 27th August.
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