Chris Topping

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Chris Topping
Personal information
Full name Christopher Topping
Date of birth (1951-03-06) 6 March 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Bubwith, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1978 York City 412 (11)
1978–1981 Huddersfield Town 43 (1)
1981–1982 Scarborough 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Christopher "Chris" Topping (born 6 March 1951) is an English former footballer.


Born in Bubwith, East Riding of Yorkshire, Topping became York City's first ever apprentice professional in 1967. He made his league debut for York in a home game against Newport County on 28 December 1968, aged 17 years old. He signed fully professional terms with York in March 1969 and quickly established himself in the senior side.[1]


  1. ^ "Chris Topping". York City F.C. Retrieved 2007-06-22.