Dennis Clarke

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Dennis Clarke
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-18) 18 January 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1963–1965 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 West Bromwich Albion 21 (0)
1968–1973 Huddersfield Town 172 (3)
1973–1975 Birmingham City 14 (0)
Total 207 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dennis Clarke (born 18 January 1948 in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham) is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender for West Bromwich Albion, Huddersfield Town and Birmingham City in the Football League.[1]

He has the distinction of being the first substitute to be used in an FA Cup Final, during the 1968 FA Cup Final for West Bromwich Albion against Everton, when he replaced the injured John Kaye.[2][3]



  1. ^ "Dennis Clarke". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 78. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  3. ^ Fort, Didier (15 February 2006). "England – FA Cup Finals 1946–2000". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 13 July 2015.