Peter Silvester (footballer)

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Peter Silvester
Personal information
Full name Peter Dennis Silvester
Date of birth (1948-12-19) 19 December 1948 (age 70)
Place of birth Wokingham, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1969 Reading 79 (26)
1969–1973 Norwich City 100 (37)
1973Colchester United(loan) 4 (0)
1973–1977 Southend United 81 (32)
1974Baltimore Comets(loan) 18 (14)
1974–1975Reading(loan) 2 (0)
1975Baltimore Comets(loan) 19 (5)
1976San Diego Jaws(loan) 14 (4)
1976Vancouver Whitecaps(loan) 4 (1)
1976–1977Blackburn Rovers(loan) 5 (1)
1977 Washington Diplomats 12 (3)
1977–1978 Cambridge United 4 (1)
1978–19?? Maidstone United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Dennis Silvester (born 19 February 1948) is an English former football forward

Silvester, a striker, began his professional career with Reading, with whom he played from 1965 to 1970, scoring 26 goals. He then joined Norwich City, with whom he won the Second Division championship in 1972 and scored 37 goals in 100 appearances. He went on to play for Colchester United, Southend United, Reading on loan, Blackburn Rovers and Cambridge United before playing in the United States for Baltimore Comets, Vancouver Whitecaps, San Diego Jaws and Washington Diplomats.

References[edit]

  • Canary Citizens by Mike Davage, John Eastwood, Kevin Platt, published by Jarrold Publishing, (2001), ISBN 0-7117-2020-7
  • Peter Silvester at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  • Peter Silvester at NASLjerseys.com