Steve Davey

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Steve Davey
Personal information
Full name Stephen Gilbert Richard Davey[1]
Date of birth (1948-09-05) 5 September 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Plymouth, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1964–1966 Plymouth Argyle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1975 Plymouth Argyle 224 (47)
1975–1978 Hereford United 107 (32)
1978–1981 Portsmouth 92 (8)
1981–1982 Exeter City 15 (0)
Liskeard Athletic
Saltash United
St Blazey
Total 438 (87)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stephen Gilbert Richard "Steve" Davey (born 5 September 1948 in Plymouth) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Plymouth Argyle, Hereford United, Portsmouth and Exeter City.[2] For Plymouth he played either as a striker or at full back.[1] He played a key role in Portsmouth's promotion from the Fourth Division in 1979–80, playing mainly at centre-back.[citation needed]

He played twice for England Youth in the summer of 1967, and later played for several non-league clubs in the south-west of England including Bideford, Liskeard Athletic, Saltash United and St Blazey.[1]

He is now a commentator for BBC Radio Devon, co-commentating on Plymouth Argyle matches alongside Gordon Sparks.


  1. ^ a b c "Player: Steve Davey". The Argyle Review. Steve Pearce. Retrieved 6 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Steve Davey". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 6 November 2009. 

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