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Steven Richard Cherry
(born 5 August 1960) is an English
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Cherry started his career with Derby County
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, at County he joined Port Vale
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on loan in November 1980. He was in goal for four league and four FA Cup
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games, in his final game at the Vale
he conceded 'a comic goal' in a devastating 3–0 defeat at non-league Enfield in a Third Round FA Cup Replay on 6 January 1981. He left Derby to play for Walsall
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, Plymouth Argyle
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(in two spells), Chesterfield
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(on loan), Notts County
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Watford Football Club is an English professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire. It is often referred to as Watford F.C., Watford, or by the team's nickname The Hornets . Watford Rovers, Founded in 1881, entered the FA Cup for the first time in 1886, and the Southern League a decade...
, and Rotherham United
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Cherry spent some time as Lincoln City
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goalkeeping coach. He was appointed as goalkeeping coach at Macclesfield Town
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, but left the job in the summer of 2010.
- Derby County Player of the Year winner: 1983
- Plymouth Argyle Player of the Year winner: 1988