Derrick Sullivan

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Derrick Sullivan
Personal information
Date of birth (1930-08-10)10 August 1930
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Date of death 30 November 1982(1982-11-30) (aged 52)
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1961 Cardiff City 276 (18)
1961–1962 Exeter City 44 (0)
1962–1963 Newport County 23 (0)
1963–1964 Hereford United 11 (?)
1964–? Ebbw Vale ? (?)
National team
1953–1959 Wales 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Derrick Sullivan (10 August 1930 in Newport – 30 November 1982) was a Wales international football player. A defender, he played his club football for Cardiff City.

Club career[edit]

After coming through the ranks at Cardiff he made his debut in April 1948 against Newcastle United. Sullivan spent more than a decade at Cardiff and played in nearly all outfield positions for the club. He eventually moved to Exeter City and then Newport County [1] before moving into non-league football with Hereford United and Ebbw Vale.

International career[edit]

He was part of the Wales squad for the 1958 FIFA World Cup in Sweden.[2]


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