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Nobby Clarke

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Reginald Leonard Clarke (4 September 1907 – 1981), sometimes known as Nobby Clarke or Reg Clarke,[2][3] was an English professional football wing half who made over 310 appearances in the Football League for Exeter City.[1] He is a member of the club's Hall of Fame.[2]

Nobby Clarke
Personal information
Full name Reginald Leonard Clarke[1]
Date of birth 4 September 1907
Place of birth Heavitree, England
Date of death 1981 (aged 73–74)[1]
Playing position Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Friernhay
Southern Railway
1927–1937 Exeter City 315 (18)
1937–1939 Aldershot 62 (3)
1939–1940 Torquay United (guest) 20 (1)
1942 Leeds United (guest) 1 (0)
1943 Clapton Orient (guest) 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Personal lifeEdit

Later in life, Clarke was landlord of The King's Arms pub in Seaton and was a club official at Seaton Town.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 59. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ a b "Eight inaugurated into Exeter City's Hall of Fame". Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Leeds United F.C. History". www.ozwhitelufc.net.au. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Clarke, Reginald – The Grecian Archive". grecianarchive.exeter.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 July 2017.