Dave Regis

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David Regis
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-03-03) 3 March 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Paddington, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Dunstable Town
Fisher Athletic
Windsor & Eton
1990 Barnet
1990–1991 Notts County 46 (15)
1991–1992 Plymouth Argyle 31 (4)
1992 Bournemouth (loan) 6 (2)
1992–1994 Stoke City 63 (15)
1994 Birmingham City 6 (2)
1994–1996 Southend United 38 (9)
1996–1997 Barnsley 16 (1)
1996 Peterborough United (loan) 7 (1)
1997 Notts County (loan) 10 (2)
1997 Scunthorpe United (loan) 5 (0)
1997 Leyton Orient 4 (0)
1997 Lincoln City 1 (0)
1998 Scunthorpe United 4 (2)
1998 Wivenhoe Town
Total 237 (53)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Regis (born 3 March 1964) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He scored 53 goals from 237 appearances in the Football League in the 1990s.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Regis was born in Paddington, London. He began his playing career in non-league football with clubs including Dunstable Town, Fisher Athletic, Windsor & Eton and Barnet. Barnet sold him for a fee of £25,000 to Notts County, where he began his professional career at the age of 26.[1] His was relatively prolific during his season with the Nottingham club in 1990–91, scoring 15 league goals and featuring in almost every league game, playing a key role in their successful promotion challenge. He returned to the club on loan from Barnsley in 1997, where he made a small contribution to their championship winning side that season.

He also played professionally for Plymouth Argyle, Bournemouth, Stoke City (two seasons), Birmingham City, Southend United, Barnsley (where he was a member of the squad promoted to the Premier League), Peterborough United, Leyton Orient, Lincoln City and Scunthorpe United, where he finished his professional career in 1998, having made 231 league appearances. He later returned to non-league football with Wivenhoe Town in Essex, and stopped playing altogether in late 1998.

Later career[edit]

Regis has been a football consultant and youth coach at Notts County's and Nottingham Forest's academies,[2] education and welfare officer at Charlton Athletic's academy,[3] and a regional manager in the Football League's youth development department.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Regis is the younger brother of footballer Cyrille Regis,[5] the cousin of sprinter John Regis,[1] and the uncle of footballer Jason Roberts.[6]

Honours[edit]

Notts County
Stoke City

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Dave Regis profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Notts County 1990–91 Second Division 37 15 0 0 1 0 5 2 43 17
1991–92 First Division 9 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 11 0
Plymouth Argyle 1991–92 Second Division 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 2
1992–93 Second Division 7 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 9 5
Bournemouth (loan) 1992–93 Second Division 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2
Stoke City 1992–93 Second Division 25 5 1 0 0 0 4 1 30 6
1993–94 First Division 38 10 4 2 2 1 4 1 48 14
Birmingham City 1994–95 Second Division 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 2
Southend United 1994–95 First Division 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
1995–96 First Division 29 8 1 0 1 0 3 1 34 9
Barnsley 1995–96 First Division 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1
1996–97 First Division 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 0
Peterborough United (loan) 1996–97 Second Division 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Notts County (loan) 1996–97 Second Division 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 2
Scunthorpe United (loan) 1997–98 Third Division 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Leyton Orient 1997–98 Third Division 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Lincoln City 1997–98 Third Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scunthorpe United 1997–98 Third Division 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Career total 237 53 7 2 11 4 17 5 272 64
A. ^ The "Other" column includes appearances and goals in the Anglo-Italian Cup, Football League play-offs, Football League Trophy and Full Members Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ a b Shepherd, Ralph (9 July 2007). "Life after football". BBC Nottingham. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "I was not at Barnsley for long after that – Regis". Barnsley F.C. 13 February 2009. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Charter for Academy Players and Parents: Youth Development Players' and Parents' Guide Season 2015/2016" (PDF). The Football League. 2015. p. 2. 
  5. ^ Paul Fletcher (17 February 2009). "Football's last-chance saloon". BBC. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 
  6. ^ Jason Roberts (24 November 2005). "Jason Roberts column". BBC. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 

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