David Giles (footballer)
|Full name||David Charles Giles|
|Date of birth||21 September 1956|
|Place of birth||Cardiff, Wales|
|1981–1982||→ Leyton Orient (loan)||3||(2)|
|1999||Inter Cardiff (joint)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
David Charles Giles (born 21 September 1956 in Cardiff) is a Welsh former professional footballer and Wales international. During his career he attained 12 caps for Wales, scoring on two occasions.
Giles was a Welsh schoolboy international when he signed for Cardiff City. He made his debut for the Bluebirds in a 0-0 draw against Nottingham Forest in February 1975. Unable to hold down a permanent first team spot he left the club in December 1978 for £20,000 and joined Wrexham where he spent two years before again moving on, this time for £40,000 to Swansea City. He continued to move around in the next few seasons, playing for Leyton Orient on loan before moving to Crystal Palace and then Birmingham City.
He later joined Barry Town on a part-time basis eventually retiring there.