Player Profile

Alan Rutherford

Name: Alan Rutherford
Position: Coach
Age: 54

About Me


Alan Rutherford – Blyth AFC Physio – AKA ‘Ruff’

Manager says: “Ruff has been with the club since day one. A character in the dressing room as we ass a top physio.”


Where from:


Tell us about your physio/football career:

Morpeth Town in the 1980’s and then been involved with Blyth ever since and its been great to have been with the club from Alliance to their first time in the Northern League last season

Day time job:

Director at my own business

Sum yourself up in three words…

Fun, passionate, hard

Best known for:

In my playing days, no nonsense tackling.

What brought you to join Blyth AFC?

After being involved with Blyth Town FC for 20 years, I wanted to be involved with new club Blyth AFC in what will be potentially an exciting and great journey to the top


To remain involved with Blyth AFC and help take the club to the highest level

What footballer do you admire/ aspire to be like?

Roy Keane

Any other info:

I love a pint and the craic after each game with the team


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