Cliff Huxford

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Cliff Huxford
Personal information
Full name Clifford George Huxford[1]
Date of birth (1937-06-08) 8 June 1937 (age 79)
Place of birth Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
1953–1955 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1959 Chelsea 6 (0)
1959–1967 Southampton 278 (4)
1967–1968 Exeter City 41 (1)
Worcester City
Teams managed
1972 Aldershot (caretaker manager)
????–2001 Brockenhurst
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Clifford George "Cliff" Huxford (born 8 June 1937) is a former footballer born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, who played as a wing half in the Football League for Chelsea, Southampton and Exeter City.[2]

Football career[edit]

Huxford began his career as a junior with Chelsea, and made his Football League debut for the club in the 1958–59 season,[2] before moving to Southampton in part-exchange for Charlie Livesey.[3] He spent eight seasons with Southampton, during which he played 320 games in all competitions, scoring 4 goals.[1] In 1967, he moved on to Exeter City for a season, playing a further 41 games and scoring once.[2] He went on to play for clubs including Worcester City of the Southern League,[4] and went on enjoy a long career as coach or manager with numerous clubs in non-League football.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ a b "Cliff Huxford". Southampton FC Old Boys Association. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "Cliff Huxford". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "In Memoriam". Northampton Town F.C. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Worcester City Season 1968-1969". The Worcester City Archive. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Aldershot F.C Managers". Aldershot Football Club 1926–1992. Mark Elliott. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "Cliff Ousted By Badgers". Dorset Echo. 16 March 2001. Retrieved 9 December 2009. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Eastleigh Sign Thirteen New Players!". NonLeague Daily. 16 May 2002. Archived from the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2009. 

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