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David Parkes (footballer, born 1950)

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Full name  David Parkes
1967–1968  St Patrick's Athletic
Date of birth  1950
Name  David Parkes

Playing position  Left-back
Role  Soccer player
Years  Team
Position  Defender
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Place of birth  Dublin, Republic of Ireland

David Parkes (born 7 April 1950 in Dublin) was an Irish soccer player during the 1960s and 1970s.

Parkes made his League of Ireland debut for St Patricks Athletic in 1967 and signed for Bohemians in 1969. He played his part in Bohs FAI Cup winning campaign of 1970 where he formed a solid full-back partnership with John Doran. He spent 4 seasons at Dalymount Park making 76 appearances in the league and 3 appearances in European competition.

He signed for Shamrock Rovers in January 1973 where he stayed for two and a half years. He later played for Waterford and Drogheda United.

His son Gary played for Rovers Under 16s in the 90s.

Football Honours

  • FAI Cup: 1
  • Bohemians - 1970
  • References

    David Parkes (footballer, born 1950) Wikipedia

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