Fisher, Phil

Birth Date

10th January 1958


Ammanford, Carmarthenshire



Biographical Text

Phil Fisher played around ten games for Exeter City bwtween 1981 and 1982. He joined the club from Bridgend Town and later played for Merthyr Tydfil before briefly reappearing in the Football League with Swansea City. 

A Welsh Semi-Pro international winger, Phil Fisher started his career with home-town Ammanford. He then joined Bridgend Town and helped them win the Southern League title in 1979-80.

He signed for Exeter City for £6,000 in February 1981 on the day of the club's FA Cup replay against Newcastle United but had to wait until his debut against Chester at St James’ Park on 29 April 1981.

He was in-and-out of the side the following season scoring just one goal for the club at  Southend United on 1 January 1982.

After leaving Exeter in the summer of 1982, he signed for Merthyr Tydfil, and, in April 1984 he won a cap for Wales at non-league level when he helped them beat England 2-1.

However, Phil was to get another league chance at Swansea City in March 1985, but only made two league outings before returning to Merthyr for a second spell at the club. He then moved to Barry Town, helping them twice win the Welsh League title, later playing for Ammanford, Llanelli, Haverfordwest, Ton Pentre, Cwmamman and Ammanford again.



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