Jeffries, Alfred

Birth Date

22nd September 1915


Bishop Auckland



Biographical Text

Alfred Jeffries was a wartime guest player for Exeter City during 1944/45 when, as the situation eased, a number of games were organised to constitute the first football played by the club since 1939. He had appeared for Bradford City and Derby County in the Football League in the 1930s.  

A guest player for Exeter City in 1944-45. he made his debut for the Grecians in a 6-2 win at Yeovil in February 1945.

His first professional club was Norwich City, signing for them in 1934, but he never made their league side. he then moved to Bradford City in 1935 and netted 11 goals in 55 league games. Jeffries was at Derby County in 1936, where he scored one goal in 15 league appearances. he then linked up with Sheffield United in 1939 when war broke out. He later played for Basingstoke.

Alfred died in 2004.



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