Grant Davies (footballer)

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Grant Davies
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-10-13) 13 October 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Barrow, England
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
1977–1978 Preston North End
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1983 Newport County 150 (1)
1983 Exeter City (loan) 7 (0)
Total 157 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Grant Davies (born 13 October 1959 in Barrow) is an English former professional football player. A centre half, Davies joined Newport County in 1978 from Preston North End. Between 1978 and 1983 Davies made 150 league appearances for Newport, scoring 1 goal during the most successful period in the club's long history. Davies was part of the team that won promotion and the Welsh Cup and in the subsequent season reached the quarter-final of the 1981 European Cup Winners Cup.[1]

In 1983, he had a brief loan spell at Exeter City making 7 league appearances before joining Gloucester City.


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