Trevor Tainton

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08 June 1948

Position: Midfielder
Nationality: English
Born: 08/06/1948

Tainton remains third on the club's list of all-time appearances, behind Louis Carey and John Atyeo.

The short midfielder spent 15 years with the club and was a member of the 1976 squad that secured promotion to the top flight.

He remained with the club until 1982, when he became one of the Ashton Gate Eight, tearing up his contract to save City from financial turmoil.

He went on to play for Torquay United and Trowbridge Town, before hanging up his boots and taking up a job as a security guard at Oldbury Neclear Power Station.

Appearances: 592
Goals: 30