Dave Gardner (footballer)

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Dave Gardner
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Personal information
Full name David Richmond Gardner
Date of birth 31 March 1873
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 5 November 1931(1931-11-05) (aged 58)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Left-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1899 Third Lanark
1899–1902 Newcastle United 76 (2)
1902–1904 Grimsby Town
1904–1907 West Ham United 80 (0)
1907–? Croydon Common
National team
1897 Scotland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Richmond Gardner (31 March 1873 – 5 November 1931) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a left-back.

Born in Glasgow,[1] Gardner started his footballing career with Third Lanark before moving south to play for Newcastle United[2][3] and Grimsby Town. In 1904 he joined West Ham United. Gardner made his West Ham debut on 1 September 1904 in a 3–0 home win against Millwall.[4] He played 80 games without scoring before joining Croydon Common in 1907. He died in 1931.[5]

International career[edit]

Gardner played a single game for Scotland, in a 2–2 draw against Wales, on 20 March 1897.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dave Gardner". www.westhamstats.info. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Dave Gardner". www.11v11.com. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Newcastle United match preview". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Game played 1 September 1904". www.westhamstats.info. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  5. ^ a b "David Gardner". www.londonhearts.com. Retrieved 26 July 2013.