Goodfellow, Derrick

Birth Date

26th June 1917





Biographical Text

A guest player for Exeter City during the 1945-46 season, Goodfellow was in the books of Sheffield Wednesday at the time and lodging in Exmouth. He was stationed locally and playing for the Depot Royal Marines in the Exeter Services League

He made 12 appearances for the Grecians in the Division Three South (South of the Thames) League, the first of which was at St James’ Park against Swindon Town in September 1945.

Goodfellow commenced his career with Gateshead, signing professional for them in March 1935 and going on to make 29 league appearances. He moved to Sheffield Wednesday in May 1936 and added a further 69 league outings.

Joining Middlesbrough in June 1947, Goodfellow stayed for one season, during which time he played in 36 league games. He died in 2001.




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Steve Gordos:

Birthdate should be 1917

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