Dailly, Marcus

Birth Date

1st October 1975





Biographical Text

Having previously been at Dundee, Marcus Dailly had a single season with Exeter City for whom he made his only appearances in English football. He later became a teacher and published a novel. 

The younger brother of Christian Dailly (Dundee United, Derby County, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Rangers, Charlton Athletic and Scotland), Marcus had made one league appearance for Dundee prior to linking up with Exeter City in August 1996.

Making his debut for the Grecians against Scarborough on 24 August 1996 Marcus never won a regular berth in the team, and having started no more than a dozen games in all competitions, left after one season at St James’ Park to return to Scotland to sign for Brechin City.

Marcus played 25 league games for the Glebe Park club ahead of appearing in Tayside junior football for Lochee United and Lochee Harp whilst studying English and psychology at Dundee University. He later worked as a journalist before moving to Dublin where he became a teacher, published a novel and remained in football as a youth coach with Malahide United. His sister Stefani Dailly is a broadcast journalist with STV in GIasgow.


Exeter City

League 17; Cups 4 (21)



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