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Roger Eli of Ventura Office Supplies Ltd
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Roger Eli with sons Jordan and little Ryan.
For someone who had to work hard and travel far for everything he
achieved in football, Roger Eli
has found success close to home in his
Having spent seven or eight years sharpening his business instincts by exporting quality materials in the textile industry, he is now a director of a company selling office supplies from near his West Yorkshire roots.
"A small group of us, including my wife Andrea, set the business up and it has grown year on year," Eli
21-game Wolves stay.
Eli to make ...
Eli to make draw
...Roger EliEli became something of a cult figure at Turf Moor and was an important member of the side that finally dragged us out of the basement and won the last ever fourth division championship in 1992.
An injury brought his
season to a premature end, he
missed the last five games, and he
never fully recovered.In the following season he
played just fifteen times, and only four of them were starts and his
last appearance came in January 1993.He remained with the Clarets until the summer of 1994 and had a short spell with Scunthorpe before finally being forced to hang up his boots.He's
still a very popular player around Turf Moor with the home fans and he's
guaranteed, as he
always is, to get a good reception from the crowd at half time tonight.
Clarets MAD - Eli is first guest of the year
Eli is first guest of the year
was helping Burnley towards the last ever Fourth Division Championship fifteen years ago and he's
back at the Turf this afternoon as the first half time draw guest of 2007.
had become something of a crowd favourite after a less than auspicious start to his
Burnley career.Signed as a defender cum midfielder in the summer of 1989 it was only when he
went up front in an emergency during that first season in a cup tie against Scunthorpe that he
began to establish himself.He
was to play as a forward for the rest of his
time at Burnley, but it all came to a premature end after he
suffered an injury towards the end of that promotion season.He
missed the last few games as the title was won and hardly played during the next two seasons because of the injury before being released at the end of the 1993/94 season following our Wembley play off win.
The 1991/92 season was very much his
was second highest scorer behind Mike Conroy, and also scored the goal of the season past former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton in the FA Cup tie against Derby.He played a total of 99 league games for the Clarets, scoring 20 goals.