Ireland, Roy

Birth Date

3rd February 1961

Birthplace

Exeter

Occupation

Midfielder

Biographical Text

A product of the Exeter City youth scheme, Ireland signed a full contract with the club in February 1979, having been an apprentice since June 1977.

He made his debut as a substitute in the penultimate match of the season, a 2-0 defeat at Gillingham in May 1979.

He made a handful of league outings the following season, including his first start in a 2-2 draw at Barnsley.

Ireland started the 1980-81 season in the right-back position and played in the opening eight matches, eventually totalling 14 for the season, plus two substitute appearances.

After leaving Exeter, Ireland signed for Yeovil Town in the summer of 1981, but he was to leave after just one season.

Appearances

17

Appearances as Substitute

4

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