Dave Bird

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Dave Bird
Personal information
Full name David Alan Bird
Date of birth (1984-12-26) 26 December 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Gloucester, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cinderford Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2012 Cheltenham Town 289 (8)
2011 Kidderminster Harriers (loan) 4 (0)
2012 Gloucester City ? (1)
2012– Cinderford Town
2016 Broadwell Amateurs
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:54, 25 July 2013 (UTC).

David Alan "Dave" Bird (born 26 December 1984) is an English footballer, who plays in midfield for Cinderford Town. He has previously played for Cheltenham Town, Kidderminster Harriers and Gloucester City.


Born in Gloucester, Bird grew up in Cinderford attending Heywood School and playing for Cinderford Town from the age of 14. Bird was a member of the Cheltenham Town academy team and signed professionally in 2002. He made over 200 appearances for his club, his best season coming in 2007–08 where he had been a regular in the starting line-up and had scored four goals.

He holds the record for most league appearances for Cheltenham Town F.C., having made 289 League appearances for the club.

On 24 January 2012, Bird left Cheltenham Town by mutual consent.[1] On 20 March 2012 Bird joined Conference North side Gloucester City on a short term deal.[2]

In July 2012, Bird was on trial with Hereford United although he eventually re-joined his boyhood club, Cinderford Town.

In April 2014, Bird was appointed player/assistant manager under John Brough.

In April 2016, Bird was playing for Gloucestershire County League team Broadwell Amateurs[3]

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