Town Team Squad 1971
row (left to right): Atkins, Robertson, Pickering,
Smith, White, Verity, Rhodes, Lee.
Front row (left to right): McCarthy, Chadwick,
Brierley, Lennard, Swaine, Burgin, Holmes, Wallace,
Players included in
the Rothmans 1970-71 Yearbook...
Rothmans Football Yearbook lists Mick as the Halifax
Town from Division Four, see June /July 2003
Sons and Daughters:
to Phil Moody for this profile of
-Halifax: - 21 September 1949 Inside Left Started
off at Scunthorpe United as an apprentice
Signed full time
professional in September 1967
[1966-68] 3 apps 2 sub 0 goals
Halifax Town September 1968
[1968-73] 64 apps 14 sub 5 goals
Career Totals 67
apps 16 sub 5 goals
David started life
off at the Old Show Ground as an apprentice, signing
as a full time professional in September 1967,making
his full League debut while still an apprentice in
the 3-0 defeat at Doncaster Rovers 5 May 1967,
playing the full ninety minutes.
was also a member of the Irons successful youth team
that reached the F.A.Youth Cup semi-final in 1966/67,
before losing to a strong Sunderland team, over the
two legged semi- final, who went onto win the Final.
In David,s first
season as a professional 1967/68, David made four
further appearances first as a substitute and then
getting two more starts. David was to make his final
League appearance in Scunthorpe colours, coming off
the subs bench, replacing Stephen Deere in the away
game at Southport 6 May 1968, which ended 1-1.United
ended the season bottom of the 3rd Division being
relegated to the 4th Division for the first time in
the clubs history.
David was then
released at the end of the season, and was then to
sign for his hometown Halifax Town in the summer of
1968, where his older brother Kevin had played at one
time. David was to make over 80 League appearances
scoring five goals for Halifax in his five seasons,
his last season being 1972/73 with the Shaymen.
Further staff in the 1970-71 Season...
Later in the
1970-71 season Arthur joined Preston North End, see photograph.
Fills in for Kevin
Keegan at Manchester City, plus profile see April 2004
Arthur retires from
football, 12 June, 2004.
Career 1999- : See
Rothmans 1999-2000, 2002-2003. Sky Sports 2003-2004
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