Randall, Ossie

Birth Date

13th August 1895


Thatcham, Berkshire



Biographical Text

Goalkeeper Ossie Randall had a spell with Exeter City in the mid-1920s having joined from Swindon Town. 

Ossie played for his Royal Naval Barracks team at Devonport during the First World War, and on leaving the Forces, he signed for Brighton and Hove Albion appearing in one league match during the 1920/21 season. Staying in Sussex until 1923, he then moved to Swindon Town and enjoyed 71 league outings for the County Ground side.

Ossie signed for Exeter City in the summer of 1926 and, making his debut in a 2-1 win at Southend United in September, played in a total of 14 league games during 1926/27 as back-up to Harry Bailey. 

He left the club at the end of the season and died in Reading in 1979.





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