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.
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.