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Real Name: Roger Derek Darvell
Normal Position: Centre Half
Height: 6' 1 1/2
Weight: 12st 2lbs
Born: 10/02/1931 (High Wycombe)
Died: 21/10/2014 (Banbury)

After starting out with Rickmansworth Town he joined then First Division Charlton Athletic in December 1953. However, he failed to make a first team appearance for the Addicks and moved on to Gillingham in the summer of 1957.

After making three Football League appearances for the Gills in season 1957/58 he moved once more to Southport where he established himself as a regular in their side over the course of the next seven seasons.

After leaving Southport in the summer of 1965 Roger joined Banbury United at the age of 34, moving to the town.
In his six seasons at Banbury, Roger made a total of almost 300 appearances, scoring 14 goals.

After he stopped playing he would manage the Banbury United Reserve side and the Youth Team.



Season Date From To Value
1964/1965 01/06/1965 Southport UNATTACHED Free Transfer


Season: 1958/1959 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
23/08/1958 League Away WATFORD 1 - 6 0
25/08/1958 League Away YORK CITY 0 - 2 0
30/08/1958 League Home HARTLEPOOL 1 - 1 0
02/09/1958 League Home YORK CITY 1 - 0 0
06/09/1958 League Away COVENTRY CITY 0 - 1 0
09/09/1958 League Home BRADFORD PA 1 - 0 0
13/09/1958 League Away TORQUAY UNITED 0 - 1 0
15/09/1958 League Away BRADFORD PA 0 - 3 0
20/09/1958 League Home CREWE ALEXANDRA 3 - 0 0
23/09/1958 League Home PORT VALE 2 - 2 0
27/09/1958 League Away NORTHAMPTON TOWN 1 - 3 0
29/09/1958 League Away PORT VALE 1 - 4 0
04/10/1958 League Home WORKINGTON 3 - 0 0
08/10/1958 League Away CRYSTAL PALACE 0 - 1 0
11/10/1958 League Home DARLINGTON 2 - 0 0
16/10/1958 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1 Away BARROW 0 - 1 0
18/10/1958 League Away WALSALL 1 - 5 0
25/10/1958 League Home MILLWALL 2 - 1 0
01/11/1958 League Away ALDERSHOT 2 - 3 0
08/11/1958 League Home GATESHEAD 2 - 2 0
15/11/1958 FA Cup / 1 Home HALIFAX TOWN 0 - 2 0
22/11/1958 League Home BARROW 0 - 0 0
29/11/1958 League Away CARLISLE UNITED 0 - 5 0
13/12/1958 League Away EXETER CITY 2 - 3 0
20/12/1958 League Home WATFORD 0 - 3 0
25/12/1958 League Home SHREWSBURY TOWN 0 - 1 0
26/12/1958 League Away SHREWSBURY TOWN 2 - 6 0
01/01/1959 League Home CRYSTAL PALACE 0 - 2 0
03/01/1959 League Away HARTLEPOOL 1 - 1 0
24/01/1959 League Home GILLINGHAM 2 - 1 0
31/01/1959 League Home TORQUAY UNITED 2 - 2 1
07/02/1959 League Away CREWE ALEXANDRA 1 - 1 0
14/02/1959 League Home NORTHAMPTON TOWN 1 - 2 0
21/02/1959 League Away WORKINGTON 0 - 2 0
28/02/1959 League Away DARLINGTON 0 - 4 0
07/03/1959 League Home WALSALL 1 - 1 0
14/03/1959 League Away MILLWALL 1 - 1 0
19/03/1959 Liverpool Senior Cup Home EVERTON 2 - 3 0
21/03/1959 League Home ALDERSHOT 0 - 1 0
27/03/1959 League Home CHESTER (1885) 1 - 1 0
28/03/1959 League Away GATESHEAD 1 - 1 0
30/03/1959 League Away CHESTER (1885) 1 - 2 0
04/04/1959 League Home OLDHAM ATHLETIC 1 - 1 0
11/04/1959 League Away BARROW 0 - 3 0
14/04/1959 League Home COVENTRY CITY 1 - 2 0
18/04/1959 League Home CARLISLE UNITED 0 - 1 0
20/04/1959 League Away OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 - 2 0
25/04/1959 League Away GILLINGHAM 0 - 2 0
28/04/1959 League Home EXETER CITY 0 - 1 0

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RIP Roger Darvell (1931-2014)

We are saddened to hear of the death of former Sandgrounder Roger Darvell who passed away on 21st October 2014. Roger made 280 appearances for the Sandgrounders, primarily at Centre Half, between 1958 and 1965.

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