David Crown

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David Crown
Personal information
Full name David Ian Crown[1]
Date of birth (1958-02-16) 16 February 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Enfield, England
Playing position Forward, winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1979 Grays Athletic
1979–1980 Walthamstow Avenue
1980–1981 Brentford 46 (8)
1981–1983 Portsmouth 28 (2)
1983Exeter City (loan) 7 (3)
1983–1985 Reading 88 (14)
1985–1987 Cambridge United 116 (45)
1987–1990 Southend United 113 (61)
1990–1993 Gillingham 87 (40)
1993–1994 Dagenham & Redbridge 33 (9)
1994–1995 Purfleet
1995–1996 Aylesbury United
1996 Sudbury Town
1996– Billericay Town
0000–1997 Concord Rangers
1997–2001 Purfleet
Teams managed
Purfleet (player-manager)
0000–2003 Southend United (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Ian Crown (born 16 February 1958) is an English retired professional football forward who played in the Football League, most notably for Cambridge United and Southend United.[1][2] He also played for Reading, Gillingham, Brentford, Portsmouth and Exeter City.[3] He later player-managed Purfleet in non-league football and after retiring, was assistant manager at former club Southend United.[4]

Honours[edit]

Reading

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brentford 1980–81[6] Third Division 38 6 3 1 2 1 43 8
1981–82[6] 8 2 2 0 10 2
Total 46 8 3 1 4 1 53 10
Portsmouth 1981–82[7] Third Division 27 2 2 0 1[a] 1 30 3
1982–83[7] 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 28 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 31 3
Exeter City (loan) 1982–83[8] Third Division 7 3 7 3
Reading 1983–84[5] Fourth Division 45 7 3 0 2 0 1[b] 0 51 7
1984–85[9] Third Division 43 7 3 1 2 2 2[b] 0 50 10
Total 88 14 6 1 4 2 3 0 101 17
Southend United Total 113 61 4 0 8 4 7 4 132 69
Gillingham 1990–91[10] Fourth Division 30 12 1 1 0 0 3[b] 1 34 14
1991–92[10] 37 23 2 0 2 1 2[b] 1 43 25
1992–93[10] Third Division 20 5 2 2 2 2 0 0 24 9
Total 87 40 5 3 4 3 5 2 101 48
Aylesbury United 1995–96[11] Isthmian League Premier Division 11 4 1[c] 0 12 4
Career total 380 132 20 5 20 10 17 7 437 154
  1. ^ Appearance in Hampshire Professional Cup.
  2. ^ a b c d Appearances in Football League Trophy.
  3. ^ Appearance in Berks & Bucks Senior Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barry Hugman's Footballers – David Crown". hugmansfootballers.com. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  2. ^ "SUFCdb | Player Profile". www.sufcdb.co.uk. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  3. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. pp. 99–100. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X.
  4. ^ "ON THIS DAY... – News – Gillingham". Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Reading 1983–84". www.royalsrecord.co.uk. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  6. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 394–397. ISBN 0951526200.
  7. ^ a b "PompeyRama – David Crown". Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Crown, David – The Grecian Archive". grecianarchive.exeter.ac.uk. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Reading 1984–85". www.royalsrecord.co.uk. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  10. ^ a b c "Gillingham FC – Career Details". Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  11. ^ "David Crown Profile | Aylesbury United FC". www.aylesburyunitedfc.co.uk. Retrieved 3 October 2017.

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