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|Full name||David John Nish|
|Date of birth||26 September 1947|
|Place of birth||Burton upon Trent, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Measham Social Welfare|
|1980–1981||Seattle Sounders (indoor)||5||(6)|
|1981–1982||San Jose Earthquakes (indoor)||16||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
In 1966, Nish began his career with Leicester City. In 1972, Derby County paid a record transfer fee of £225,000 for his contract. At Derby he was part of the team that won the First Division in 1975.
In 1979, Nish moved to the United States where he joined the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League. In 1980, he moved to the Seattle Sounders where he played three seasons (two outdoor and one indoor). He finished his American career with one indoor season with the San Jose Earthquakes.
Nish earned five caps for the England national team in 1973 and 1974.
Since retiring as a player in 1981, he has also worked with the academies of both Leicester and Derby.
- BBC News, Were you there...when the Rams beat the Gas?
- "We are the Champions: 1974–75 – Derby County". gameofthepeople.com. 9 March 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
- David Nish at SoccerBase Database
- Player profile at EnglandStats.com
- Player profile at FilbertStreet.net
- Derby County profile
- NASL stats
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