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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: 1963/1964 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
24/08/1963 League Away LINCOLN CITY 0 - 2 0
27/08/1963 League Home ALDERSHOT 4 - 1 0
31/08/1963 League Home GILLINGHAM 1 - 1 0
04/09/1963 Football League Cup / 1 Home BARROW 2 - 1 0
07/09/1963 League Home CHESTERFIELD 0 - 1 0
11/09/1963 League Away ALDERSHOT 1 - 3 0
14/09/1963 League Away EXETER CITY 1 - 1 0
17/09/1963 League Home BRADFORD CITY 3 - 3 0
21/09/1963 League Home HARTLEPOOL 2 - 1 0
25/09/1963 Football League Cup / 2 Away WORKINGTON 0 - 3 0
02/10/1963 League Away BRADFORD CITY 0 - 2 0
16/11/1963 FA Cup / 1 Home WALSALL 2 - 1 0
23/11/1963 League Away WORKINGTON 1 - 2 0
25/11/1963 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1 R Home BLACKPOOL 5 - 3 0
30/11/1963 League Home NEWPORT COUNTY 4 - 2 0
07/12/1963 FA Cup / 2 Away LINCOLN CITY 0 - 2 0
14/12/1963 League Home LINCOLN CITY 1 - 0 0
21/12/1963 League Away GILLINGHAM 1 - 5 0
26/12/1963 League Home DONCASTER ROVERS 3 - 0 0
28/12/1963 League Away DONCASTER ROVERS 0 - 3 0
14/03/1964 League Away BARROW 3 - 1 0
20/03/1964 League Home ROCHDALE 2 - 1 0
27/03/1964 League Away CARLISLE UNITED 2 - 5 0
28/03/1964 League Away BRADFORD PA 0 - 3 0
30/03/1964 League Home CARLISLE UNITED 3 - 0 0
04/04/1964 League Home WORKINGTON 0 - 3 0
11/04/1964 League Away NEWPORT COUNTY 0 - 3 0
13/04/1964 League Home OXFORD UNITED 1 - 1 0
18/04/1964 League Home STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 - 0 0
21/04/1964 League Home BRADFORD PA 0 - 1 0
25/04/1964 League Away OXFORD UNITED 0 - 0 0
27/04/1964 Liverpool Senior Cup Home TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 0 0
04/05/1964 Liverpool Senior Cup / Final Home LIVERPOOL 2 - 2 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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