David McClelland (footballer)

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David McClelland
Personal information
Full name David McClelland[1]
Date of birth (1941-12-25) 25 December 1941 (age 74)[1]
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England[1]
Playing position Right-winger
Youth career
Bishop Auckland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1968 Port Vale 4 (0)
Wellington Town

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David McClelland (born 25 December 1941) is an English former footballer who played for Bishop Auckland, Port Vale, and Wellington Town in the 1960s.

Playing career[edit]

McClelland played for Bishop Auckland before having a successful trial with Stanley Matthews' Fourth Division side Port Vale, which resulting in him signing a permanent deal with the club in August 1967.[1] With just two substitute and two full appearances at Vale Park during the 1967–68 season, he was given a free transfer in April 1968 to non-league Wellington Town.[1] In later life he took up residence in Sidmouth, Devon.


  • Sourced from David McClelland profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Port Vale 1967–68 Fourth Division 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0


  1. ^ a b c d e Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 190. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.