Graham Day (footballer)

Graham Day (22 November 1953 – 8 February 2021) was an English professional footballer who played as a central defender. Active in both England and the United States, Day made 262 career league appearances. He died in 2021.[1]

Graham Day
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-11-22)22 November 1953
Place of birth Bristol, England
Date of death 8 February 2021(2021-02-08) (aged 67)
Position(s) Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1979 Bristol Rovers 130 (1)
1975–1981 Portland Timbers 122 (9)
1980–1981 Portland Timbers (indoor) 13 (2)
Total 265 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Bristol, Day began his career in 1974 with Bristol Rovers of the Football League. Between 1974 and 1979, Day made 130 league appearances, scoring 1 goal in the process.[2]

Day also played in the North American Soccer League for the Portland Timbers, making a further 135 league appearances, scoring 11 goals.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RIP Graham Day". Bristol Rovers Football Club. 8 February 2021. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  2. ^ "BRISTOL ROVERS : 1946/47 - 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  3. ^ "NASL career stats". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved 10 September 2009.