David Copeland (footballer)

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David Copeland
Personal information
Full name David Campbell Copeland
Date of birth 2 April 1875
Place of birth Ayr, Scotland
Date of death 1931
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–? Ayr Parkhouse ? (?)
1893–1897 Walsall Town Swifts 76 (19)
1898-1899 Bedminster 25 (6)
?–? Tottenham Hotspur ? (?)
1905–1906 Chelsea 26 (9)
1907–? Glossop North End 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

David Copeland (born 2 April 1875 in Ayr–died 1931) was a professional footballer who played for Ayr Parkhouse, Walsall Town Swifts, Bedminster, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Glossop North End.[1]

Football career[edit]

Copeland a forward played for his local team Ayr Parkhouse before joining Walsall Town Swifts in 1893 where he featured in 76 matches and scoring on 19 occasions. After playing for Bedminster in 1898-99, Copeland joined Tottenham Hotspur where he was a member of the 1901 FA Cup winning side. He moved on to Chelsea in 1905 and featured in 26 matches and finding the net nine times. Copeland ended his career at Glossop North End where he made a further two appearances.


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 60. ISBN 1-899468-63-3.