Blyth, Mel

Mel Blyth

Mel Blyth

Clubs played for: Scunthorpe United,Crystal Palace,Southampton & Millwall.

Biography: A central defender he played in the Football League between 1967-81. He made 429 appearances in the Football League. He played in the 1976 F A Cup Final when Southampton won the Cup. He also played in South Africa,Hong Kong and the USA. He also had a short spell with Margate. He finished his playing career in 1982 with Andover. He had a spell as a Driving Instructor before starting up his own building company in 1990. He also coached part time at the Crystal Palace academy. He is now retired.

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Blyth, Mel Friends with Mel back in the 1990s when Mel left football and started in the building trade did a few jobs together and he came up to bolton l took him to a local garage where he bought a new montego car, l also stayed with Mel when Man Utd played at Wembley lost contact with Mel when he moved lam still in contact with a mutual friend berni Freeman who now lives in Liverpool kind regards. Frank Kirkpatrick lives in farnworth Bolton
09-03-18 Frank Kirkpatrick

Blyth, Mel Saw him get nicked once away at Colchester !!

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