Roy Gater

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Roy Gater
Personal information
Full name Roy Gater[1]
Date of birth (1940-06-22)22 June 1940[1]
Place of birth Chesterton, Staffordshire, England[1]
Date of death 2 May 2017(2017-05-02) (aged 76)[2]
Playing position Half-back
Youth career
Port Vale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1962 Port Vale 5 (0)
1962–1968 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 216 (3)
1968–1972 Crewe Alexandra 156 (5)
1972–1974 Weymouth
1974–197? Dorchester Town
197?–197? Christchurch
Total 377+ (8+)
Teams managed
Christchurch
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roy Gater (22 June 1940 – 2 May 2017) was an English footballer. He played for Port Vale, Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic, Crewe Alexandra, Weymouth, Dorchester Town and Christchurch. He made 412 league and cup appearances in a 13-year career in the Football League.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 110. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.
  2. "Club statement: Roy Gater". afcb.co.uk. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2017.