Derek Hales

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Derek Hales
Personal information
Full name Derek David Hales
Date of birth (1951-12-15) 15 December 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth Lower Halstow, Kent, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968-19?? Gillingham ??
1970-1972 Dartford 29 (15)
1972-1973 Luton Town 7 (1)
1973-1976 Charlton Athletic 129 (72)
1976-1977 Derby County 23 (4)
1977-1978 West Ham United 24 (10)
1978-1985 Charlton Athletic 191 (76)
1985-1986 Gillingham 40 (9)

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

† Appearances (Goals).

Derek David Hales (born 15 December 1951) is an English former footballer.

He is the all-time leading goalscorer for Charlton Athletic (when both league and cup games are taken into account), with his most prolofic season being 1975-76, when he scored 28 league goals and was leading scorer in the Football League Division 2.

After running a pub in his native village Lower Halstow, he is now a PE teacher at the Howard School in Gillingham.[1]

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  1. ^ the-football-league-paper May 17, 2015, issue No.247