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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: 1962/1963 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
01/09/1962 League Home NEWPORT COUNTY 2 - 1 0
03/09/1962 League Home BARROW 3 - 3 0
05/09/1962 Football League Cup / 1 Home ROCHDALE 0 - 0 0
08/09/1962 League Away OXFORD UNITED 0 - 0 0
10/09/1962 League Away BARROW 2 - 6 0
15/09/1962 League Home BRADFORD CITY 3 - 3 0
18/09/1962 Football League Cup / 1R Away ROCHDALE 2 - 1 0
21/09/1962 League Away TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 7 0
08/10/1962 League Home CHESTER (1885) 4 - 1 0
13/10/1962 League Away BRENTFORD 3 - 3 0
20/10/1962 League Home ROCHDALE 1 - 1 0
24/10/1962 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1 Home LIVERPOOL 1 - 3 0
03/11/1962 FA Cup / 1 Home WREXHAM 1 - 1 0
07/11/1962 FA Cup / 1R Away WREXHAM 2 - 3 0
10/11/1962 League Away WORKINGTON 0 - 2 0
17/11/1962 League Home MANSFIELD TOWN 3 - 2 0
19/11/1962 Liverpool Senior Cup Away TRANMERE ROVERS 2 - 2 0
24/11/1962 League Away DARLINGTON 3 - 1 0
01/12/1962 League Home STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 - 0 0
08/12/1962 League Away GILLINGHAM 1 - 3 0
15/12/1962 League Away CREWE ALEXANDRA 2 - 2 0
26/12/1962 League Away OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 - 11 0
16/02/1963 League Away TORQUAY UNITED 1 - 5 0
02/03/1963 League Home BRENTFORD 1 - 0 0
04/03/1963 League Home DARLINGTON 4 - 2 0
09/03/1963 League Away ROCHDALE 0 - 1 0
11/03/1963 League Away NEWPORT COUNTY 0 - 1 0
16/03/1963 League Home CHESTERFIELD 0 - 2 0
19/03/1963 Liverpool Senior Cup Home TRANMERE ROVERS 2 - 1 0
23/03/1963 League Away EXETER CITY 1 - 2 0
27/03/1963 League Away BRADFORD CITY 2 - 0 0
30/03/1963 League Home DONCASTER ROVERS 2 - 1 0
02/04/1963 League Home OLDHAM ATHLETIC 2 - 1 0
06/04/1963 League Away MANSFIELD TOWN 1 - 6 0
12/04/1963 League Home LINCOLN CITY 0 - 0 0
13/04/1963 League Home WORKINGTON 6 - 3 0
15/04/1963 League Away LINCOLN CITY 2 - 0 0
20/04/1963 League Away STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 - 0 0
22/04/1963 League Home ALDERSHOT 1 - 1 0
27/04/1963 League Home GILLINGHAM 0 - 0 0
29/04/1963 League Home EXETER CITY 1 - 3 0
04/05/1963 League Away DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 0 0
07/05/1963 League Home TRANMERE ROVERS 0 - 0 0
18/05/1963 League Home OXFORD UNITED 4 - 2 0
20/05/1963 League Away YORK CITY 1 - 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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