Dave Reeves

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David Reeves
Personal information
Full name David Edward Reeves
Date of birth (1967-11-19) 19 November 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Birkenhead, England
Height 6 ft 00 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 Sheffield Wednesday 17 (2)
1986 Scunthorpe United (loan) 4 (2)
1987 Scunthorpe United (loan) 6 (4)
1987 Burnley (loan) 16 (8)
1989–1993 Bolton Wanderers 134 (19)
1993 Notts County 13 (2)
1993–1996 Carlisle United 127 (47)
1996–1997 Preston North End 47 (12)
1997–2002 Chesterfield 168 (46)
2001–2002 Oldham Athletic (loan) 3 (0)
2002 Oldham Athletic 10 (3)
2002 Chesterfield (loan) 16 (1)
2002–2004 Chesterfield 55 (11)
2004–2005 Ards
2005 Scarborough 10 (4)
2005–2008 Gainsborough Trinity
Teams managed
2007–2009 Gainsborough Trinity (Assistant Manager)
2009 Gainsborough Trinity (Caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:59, 20 October 2008 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

David Edward "Dave" Reeves(born 20 November 1967) is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward from 1986 to 2009.

He notably played in the Football League for Chesterfield, Bolton Wanderers and Carlisle United. He briefly held the assistant manager's position at Gainsborough Trinity prior to retiring from playing.

Playing career[edit]

Reeves was drafted into the first team squad at Sheffield Wednesday in 1986 aged 19. He played just under 20 first team games for The Owls while at the club between 1986 and 1989 and while at Hillsborough he spent time on loan with Scunthorpe United.

He transferred to non-league side Heswell, where he stayed for one season, while there he re-joined Scunthorpe on loan and also spent time at Turf Moor with Burnley before joining Bolton Wanderers in 1989 for £80,000. Reeves stayed at Burnden Park until 1993 when he moved briefly to Notts County before a move to Carlisle United. Reeves went on to play for Preston North End, Chesterfield, Oldham Athletic[1] and Scarborough before ending his career playing for Gainsborough Trinity.

Coaching career[edit]

Upon retiring from the game Reeves took up a position on the coaching staff at former club Gainsborough Trinity. He has since took up the position of Assistant Manager. Reeves remained the clubs Assistant Manager until late August 2009. Following the dismissal of manager Steve Charles, Reeves and coach Steve Blatherwick were given temporary charge of first team affairs in a caretaker role. But after 1 game in charge, Reeves along with Blatherwick departed the club.

Personal life[edit]

His twin brother Alan was also a professional footballer, most notably with Rochdale, Wimbledon and Swindon Town.


  1. ^ "Oldham seal Reeves deal". Manchester Evening News. 8 January 2002. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 

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