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Life & career
Andrew Boyce is an English footballer who plays as a defender for National League North side Scunthorpe United. Having come through the youth academy at Doncaster Rovers, Boyce has played professionally for Lincoln City, Scunthorpe United, Notts County, Hartlepool United and Grimsby Town and semi-professionally for Gainsborough Trinity, Worksop Town, King’s Lynn and Eastleigh.
Boyce began his career as a trainee at the age of 16 with Doncaster Rovers Academy and was offered his first pro contract with Rovers in the summer of 2009. He spent most of the 2008–09 season on loan at Worksop Town. Competition for places at Doncaster Rovers was intense with the team competing in the Championship, which culminated in Boyce being released by Rovers in January 2009.
Andrew Boyce went for a trial with Mansfield Town in April 2009, but due to financial constraints, he wasn’t offered a contract. Boyce dropped into non-league football with Northern Premier League side King’s Lynn, where he went on to make 18 league appearances for the club.
He left King’s Lynn in December 2009, the football club folded due to financial difficulties. Within a few days, he signed for Gainsborough Trinity. He helped Trinity reach the Conference North play-off final in the 2011–12 season. He earned a move to League Two side Lincoln City in May 2012. Due to both clubs being unable to agree on a fee, later in the year a tribunal set a five-figure undisclosed fee, plus a sell-on clause for the youngster’s services.
On 31 August 2013, he scored his first goal for the club, in the 2–1 away victory over Dartford; after his initial header was saved, the ball rebounded back to Boyce who then struck a right-footed shot into the back of the net from 12 yards. After playing 60 matches for the Imps in the Conference Premier Boyce moved on loan to Scunthorpe United on 15 November 2013.
He made his Football League debut on 26 December 2013 in a 2–0 win over Morecambe. He moved permanently to Scunthorpe on 6 January 2014, penning an 18-month contract. Having played a part in Scunthorpe’s successful promotion bid to League One. On 10 March 2014, he joined Conference Premier side Grimsby Town on loan for the remainder of the 2013–14 season. Boyce made 13 appearances for Grimsby and participated in the 2013–14 play-off legs.
On 3 August 2014, Boyce returned to Grimsby, joining on an initial one-month loan for the start of the 2014–15 season. After three clean sheets out of the first five games, although Grimsby wanted a longer deal, Boyce’s loan was extended for a further month. An injury crisis to a number of first-team players led to Boyce being recalled to Scunthorpe only a week later. Upon his return to Scunthorpe in September, he opened the scoring in the 3–2 away defeat at Oldham; with a header from the centre of the box to the top right corner, from a Gary McSheffrey corner.
On 20 August 2015, Boyce joined League Two side Hartlepool United on a month-long loan deal. After playing six games for Hartlepool, his loan was extended for another month with the club. On 10 March 2016, Boyce signed on loan for Notts County until the end of the current season. He was released after his contract had expired at the end of the season.
On 21 June 2016, Andrew Boyce signed a two-year contract with newly promoted League Two side Grimsby Town on a free transfer. He scored his first goal for Grimsby in a 2–1 loss at Wycombe Wanderers on 13 August 2016. On 17 July 2017, Boyce signed for National League side Eastleigh on a free transfer.
Andrew Boyce was released at the end of the 2021–22 season, he had made 196 appearances in the League during his time on the south coast. Andrew Boyce re-signed for Scunthorpe United on 8 June 2022, following the club’s relegation from the Football League.
Andrew Boyce wife: Who is Andrew Boyce Wife?
As of August 2023, Andrew Boyce is single and not married. The footballer rarely speaks about his girlfriend, wife-to-be or having children.