Russell Blake

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Russell Blake
Personal information
Full name Russell Timothy Blake
Date of birth (1935-07-24) 24 July 1935 (age 83)
Place of birth Colchester, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1961 Colchester United 58 (8)
Sudbury Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Russell Timothy Blake (born 24 July 1935) is an English former professional footballer who played for Colchester United.


Born in Colchester in Essex, Blake signed for Colchester in 1955.[1] A winger, he made his debut against Leyton Orient on 8 September 1955, and went on to make 58 appearances for the club, scoring eight goals.[2] He left the club in 1961 and signed for non-League Sudbury Town.[1]


  1. ^ a b Player profile - Russell Blake Archive Database for Colchester United
  2. ^ Colchester United Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database