Eric Day

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Eric Day
Personal information
Full name Eric Charles Day
Date of birth (1921-11-06)6 November 1921
Place of birth Dartford, England
Date of death 10 November 2012(2012-11-10) (aged 91)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1957 Southampton 398 (147)
Gravesend & Northfleet
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Eric Charles Day (6 November 1921 – 10 November 2012) [1] was an English footballer who played his entire career of nearly 400 Football League games for Southampton.[2] He was born in Dartford, Kent. During his career with the club, which lasted 11 years from 1945 to 1957, he scored 145 league goals, which placed him seventh on the club's list of all-time goalscorers. He was selected to play for the Third Division South representative side in 1954–55.


  1. ^ Bull, David (14 November 2012). "Eric Day: An Appreciation". Southampton FC. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Eric Day". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • Eric Day at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database