David Pullar

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David Pullar
Personal information
Full name David Harry Pullar[1]
Date of birth (1959-02-13) 13 February 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth Durham, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1979 Portsmouth 93 (4)
1979–1983 Exeter City 130 (22)
1983–1987 Crewe Alexandra 132 (7)
1987–? Waterlooville
Total 355 (33)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Harry Pullar (born 13 February 1959) is an English former footballer who played as a winger in the Football League for Portsmouth, Exeter City and Crewe Alexandra.

Pullar was born in Durham and moved to Selsey at the age of 14. He played for Selsey F.C. in the West Sussex League before joining Portsmouth as an apprentice. He made his debut in a Second Division match against Leyton Orient on 13 April 1976 and earned a professional contract in February 1977.[2][3]

Pullar joined Exeter City in July 1979 and made his debut against Grimsby Town in the first match of the 1979–80 season. He missed just three matches in his first season at, helping the club to an eighth-place finish. The following season, he was part of the side that reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. He moved to Crewe Alexandra in 1983, spending four seasons with the Cheshire club.[3]

After leaving Crewe Alexandra in 1978, he joined Waterlooville.[4] He later became a publican in Rowland's Castle.[3]


  1. ^ "Dave Pullar". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ "David Pullar". PompeyRama. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Pullar, David". The Grecian Archive. University of Exeter. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  4. ^ David Pullar at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database. Retrieved 10 January 2019.