|Full name||Royston Edward Dwight|
|Date of birth||9 January 1933|
|Place of birth||Dartford, Kent, England|
|Date of death||9 April 2002(aged 69)|
|Place of death||London, England|
|Playing position||Right Wing|
|1960–1961||Gravesend & Northfleet|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
When he was eight, Roy's mother died in childbirth, while giving birth to his sister Susan, and following his father's death, he moved in with his grandparents.
Although a winger, he was renowned for his shooting ability. Dwight scored 54 goals in 72 games for Fulham between 1954 and 1958, including a hat-trick against Liverpool in 1956. In 1957 he was in the London XI that beat Lausanne Sports 2-0 in the semi-final second leg of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup at Highbury. He moved on to Nottingham Forest in the summer of 1958 for a 'substantial' fee.
He opened the scoring after 10 minutes for Forest in the 1959 FA Cup Final against Luton Town. However after 33 minutes, with Forest winning 2-0, Dwight was carried off the Wembley pitch after breaking his leg in a tackle with Luton's Brendan McNally. Ten-man Forest held on, winning the match 2-1 to become the only team reduced to 10 men by injury to win the trophy.
In 1958-9, his only full season in Nottingham, Dwight scored 26 goals in 41 League and 9 FA Cup appearances for Forest, including 2 hat-tricks. Despite scoring in his comeback game the following March he was not the player he had been before his injury, and he played only twice more for Forest before moving back to play in his native Kent with Gravesend and Northfleet. He returned to league football with spells at Coventry City and Millwall. He later managed Tooting and Mitcham, who had been Forest's 3rd round opponents in their winning FA Cup run.
Later in life during the 1980s he taught Physical Education at Forest Hill Boys Secondary School and took up a position of Assistant Racing Manager in the greyhound racing industry at Catford Stadium.
Roy Dwight died in London in 2002 at the age of 69.