David Hodgson (footballer)

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David Hodgson
Personal information
Full name David James Hodgson
Date of birth (1960-08-06) 6 August 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth Gateshead, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1982 Middlesbrough 125 (16)
1982–1984 Liverpool 28 (4)
1984–1986 Sunderland 40 (5)
1986–1987 Norwich City 6 (1)
1987 Middlesbrough (loan) 2 (0)
1987–1988 Xerez 14 (0)
1988–1989 Sheffield Wednesday 11 (1)
1989–1990 Mazda ? (?)
1990–1992 Metz 0 (0)
1992 Swansea City 3 (0)
National team
1980–1982 England U-21s 7 (3)
Teams managed
1995 Darlington (joint manager with Jim Platt)
1996–2000 Darlington
2003–2006 Darlington
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

David James Hodgson (born 6 August 1960) is an English former footballer who played for Middlesbrough, Liverpool, Norwich City, Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday, as well as lower division clubs and teams in France, Japan, and Spain.

He is currently director of sport at bhpsport a division of Blackett Hart & Pratt LLP. He left his post as Darlington manager in October 2006, where he was in his third spell in charge of the team. In 2004, he wrote a book titled Three Times A Quaker: My World of Football and Passion for Darlington F.C. published by Speakeasy Publishing.

Honours[edit]

As a player[edit]

As a manager[edit]

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
G W L D Win %
Darlington (joint manager) England August 1995 December 1995 21 7 5 9 33.3
Darlington England August 1996 August 2000 215 76 81 58 35.3
Darlington England October 2003 September 2006 144 51 51 42 35.4

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