Ray Pointer

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Ray Pointer
Personal information
Full name Raymond Pointer
Date of birth (1936-10-10) 10 October 1936 (age 78)
Place of birth Cramlington, England
Height 5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1964 Burnley 223 (118)
1965 Bury 19 (17)
1965–1966 Coventry City 26 (13)
1966–1972 Portsmouth 152 (31)
1972–1975 Waterlooville ? (?)
National team
1961 England 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2006-09-30

Raymond Pointer (born 10 October 1936) is a former professional association footballer and England international who played as a striker.

He had a long and successful playing career, totalling over 400 league appearances whilst playing for Burnley, Bury, Coventry City, Portsmouth and Waterlooville. He won 3 England caps overall whilst at Burnley, scoring 2 goals for his country. His won his first cap on 28 September 1961 in a 4–1 win against Luxembourg. He scored in that match. His other England goal was against Portugal.



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