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Real Name: Reginald John Calver
Normal Position: Left Half
Height: 5' 11
Weight: 11 St. 7 lbs
Born: 22/09/1938 (Mount Florida, Glasgow)
Died: 2017 - (approximate)

He spent much of his early life in Minehead, Somerset. As a boy he was tall for his age and, on moving North, captain Blackburn Schools at junior and senior level.

He joined Burnley straight from school, turning part-time professional on his 17th birthday. He appeared against Southport in the semi-final of the Lancashire Senior Cup at Turf Moor which Burnley won 1-0 in April 1957.

He had central League experience with Burnley but on signing for Southport he had few chances in the league team, although regularly turning in powerful performances in the Lancashire Combination side at centre-half and left half.

At Horwich he won a Lancashire Combination Cup winners medal as captain of the side.

In later life he ran a painting and decorating business in Blackburn and passed away in 2017.



Season Date From To Value
1961/1962 17/07/1961 BURNLEY Southport
1961/1962 01/06/1962 Southport UNATTACHED Free Transfer



Statistics include the following competitions
Cambrian Cup, Conference League Cup, English Jubilee Fund, FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, Lancashire Floodlit Trophy, Lancashire Junior Cup, Lancashire League Medal Competition, Lancashire Senior Cup, League, Liverpool Challenge Cup, Liverpool Senior Cup, Northern Premier League Cup, Northern Premier League Shield, PLAY OFFS , President's Cup, President's Inter League, Third Division (North) Cup, Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1961/1962 300
Total 3 0 0


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
19/01/1962 LeagueA TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 3
17/01/1962 Lancashire Senior Cup / 2H MANCHESTER UNITED 3 - 4
13/01/1962 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 1 - 3
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