Colin Clarke (footballer, born 1946)

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For the Northern Irish association footballer, see Colin Clarke (footballer born 1962).
Colin Clarke
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-04-04) 4 April 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
0000–1963 Arthurlie
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1965 Arsenal 0 (0)
1965–1978 Oxford United 444 (23)
1978 Los Angeles Aztecs 17 (0)
1978–1979 Plymouth Argyle 35 (3)
1979–1982 Kettering Town 0 (0)
Total 496 (26)
Teams managed
1979–1982 Kettering Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Colin Clarke (born 4 April 1946) is a Scottish former professional football player and manager. Clarke, who played as a central defender, spent the majority of his career in England – minus a one season stint in the North American Soccer League – and made nearly 500 career league appearances.

Career[edit]

Born in Glasgow, Clarke began his career in his native Scotland with Arthurlie, before moving to English giants Arsenal in 1963. Clarke never made a league appearance for Arsenal, and later played for Oxford United, the Los Angeles Aztecs, and Plymouth Argyle before becoming player-manager of Kettering Town.

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