David Jackson

Dave Jackson, a trialist from Manchester United, made a scoring debut for Exeter City Reserves in the Western League against Barnstaple Town in March 1978 at St James Park. Barnstaple were the league leaders and City won 6-0 in front of the reserves largest crowd of the season. 

The Express and Echo reported on the signing of David at the time 
LIKELY to be seen in action with Exeter City for the first time on Tuesday night is David Jackson
The 19-year-old Manchester United striker, signed on loan until the end of the season, seems certain to be included in the Reserves' side that plays Barnstaple Town in a Western League match at St. James's Park . . . and watching him for the first time will be Bobby Saxton.
The City's player-manager has taken Jackson after out standing reports on the Bradford-born player, who was highly recommended by Dave Sexton, the Manchester United manager
Jackson, a full-time profes sional at Old Trafford, has played for the Manchester United reserve team, but most of his games have been in the A side."

A few week later he scored twice against Mangotsfield Town and at the end of the 1977/78 season he signed for Bradford City.

Dave was born on the 16th of September 1958 in Wisbey, Bradford, England. 

In 1978/79 he played 12 games and scored 3 goals for Bradford City. He also played one game in the FA cup for them.

Despite playing some good games for the Banthams, he appeared to drop out of football after 1979.



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