Cliff Calvert

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Cliff Calvert
Personal information
Full name Clifford Alistair Calvert
Date of birth (1954-04-21) 21 April 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth York, England
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972-1975 York City 67 (0)
1975-1979 Sheffield United 81 (5)
1979-1981 Toronto Blizzard 67 (10)
1981 Dallas Tornado 15 (1)
1982-84 Toronto Blizzard 65 (8)
1983-1984 Buffalo Stallions (indoor) 46 (16)
National team
England Youth
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Clifford Alistair "Cliff" Calvert (born 21 April 1954 in York, England) is an English former footballer.

Career[edit]

Calvert joined York City as an amateur in the early 1970s and full-time professional terms in July 1972.[1] He was capped by the England Youth team in 1972.[2] He made his debut against Plymouth Argyle in March 1973 in the 1972–73 season.[3][4] He figured prominently for the club as they won promotion in the 1973–74 season.[1] After making 75 appearances for the club, he was transferred to Sheffield United for a record club fee received of £30,000 in September 1975.[1] He made 81 appearances and scored five goals in the league for United and went on to play for Toronto Blizzard and Dallas Tornado in the North American Soccer League.[1][5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Batters, Dave (1990). "York City Stars". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p149. ISBN 0-907969-69-0. 
  2. ^ Batters, Dave (1990). "Matches to Remember". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p295. ISBN 0-907969-69-0. 
  3. ^ Batters, Dave (1990). "City Season-by-Season". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p370. ISBN 0-907969-69-0. 
  4. ^ Batters, Dave (1990). "City Season-by-Season". York City: A Complete Record 1922-1990. The Breedon Books Publishing Company Limited. pp. p371. ISBN 0-907969-69-0. 
  5. ^ Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. pp. p104. ISBN 1-85291-665-6. 

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