Hoyle, Victor

Birth Date

20th June 1912


Exeter, England



Biographical Text

Victor was born in Exeter on the 20th June 1912.
Signed from local football in Exeter, Hoyle started off in the Exeter City reserve team in 1935- 36, but was soon promoted into the Grecians’ Third Division South side when he made his debut in a 3-1 defeat at Queens Park Rangers in October 1935.

In and out of the side, he did score once in his one and only season at City, when he was on target in a 2-0 home win over Cardiff City.

He played for the reserves in the Southern League and Exeter and District League in from 1935 to 1936.

He left the Grecians to join Dawlish Town, but in 1936-37, moved to Torquay United where he featured in a further six league matches for them.

Victor died in 1969.






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john hoyle:

Thats my grandad

Paul Farley:

Hi John, do you have any photos of Victor, we could use.

history group@ecfc.co.uk

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