Walker, Bruce

Birth Date

27th August 1946


Hungerford, Berkshire



Biographical Text

Bruce Walker had played for Swindon Town and Bradford City before joining Exeter City in 1969. Making around twenty league appearances he moved on to Hereford United before enjoying a long stay with Margate. 

He began his career as a junior at Swindon Town after being spotted playing for Hungerford Town. He was a member of the the Swindon team that reached the final of the FA Youth Cup in 1964. He signed a full contract for them in December 1963, making his debut in a 2-2 draw at Grimsby Town in December 1965, and went on to play 29 league games, scoring five goals. He moved to Bradford City in March 1968 and added a further one goal in 28 league appearances.

Walker returned south to Exeter City in June 1969. His debut was against Wrexham at the Racecourse Ground in a 3-0 defeat in August 1969. In and out of the team, he was to stay at St James’ Park for just one season making 23 league appearances before being released.

Joining Hereford he played almost 50 games before signing for Margate in December 1971 where he made 194 appearances and scoring 60 goals, He later played for Kintbury Rangers and moved to Wareham in Dorset.



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