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Mervyn Day

Mervyn Day

Clubs played for: West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Aston Villa, Leeds United, Luton Town, Sheffield United, Carlisle United. (1973-1994).

Born: 1955

Birthplace: Chelmsford

Position: Goalkeeper

Biography: Former England Under 23 keeper. Mervyn played over 600 games for the Hammers, Leeds and Villa, before joining Carlisle, where after injury ended his career was appointed first team coach in January 1996. He led them to promotion into Division Two in 1997, but left shortly after due to a falling out with the Chairman. He was first team coach to Alan Curbishley at Charlton Athletic for many years before he and Curbishley both left the club at the end of the 2005-06 season. In December 2006, he was again named as Curbishley's number two after the former was unveiled as the new West Ham manager but left the club at the same time as Curbishley in September 2008. (Won a Second Divsion Championship with Leeds in 1990)

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Day, Mervyn I met mervyn day on the platform at stoke station ,after west ham played stoke city, I can only say what lovely man he was , very smart looking chap, me and my mate traveled up from Bournemouth on the inter city, and mervyn day returned to Euston station with the fans. Won,t see that again in today's overpaid pros.
01-09-20Glyn Davies

Day, Mervyn I lived in Rutland Road, Chelmsford, Essex. Mervyn Day lived a few doors down from my brother and I , Roger and Linda Swinden, (nee)it was interesting to see how Mervyn became a famous footballer for various famous teams. Proud of you. Llin and Rog.
12-12-19linda gordon nee swinden

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