Chris Davey

Chris  played at right-back for Exeter City Youth against Bristol City Youth on 17/5/66 in the Wessex League Cup Final.

He played for the reserves and the Colts in 1965/66. 

He later managed  Heavitree United team and later became the Exeter City Youth development coach.

Chris signed Scott Hiley, at 11 years of age on associated schoolboy forms and according to Scott "played a big part in the early years of my career, a great coach and even a better man". Scott Hiley 2020.

“Chris Davey was a gentleman and a scholar. He absolutely loved football, he lived for football and his family. 
I first met Chris in 1968. He had just left Exeter City youth and signed for Ottery St Mary. The first time that I met him I took him right away. 
He was immaculate as a person and a  footballer.”
Kenny Cleal  January 2021

"Chris was a massive part of my successful football career signed me as a 14 year boy from London made sure I was always looked after properly and helped me with his knowledge and guidance."
Martin Ling January 2021.

"Chris was a super guy, loved my time with him at Dawlish Town, he was a winner and everything about him was perfection, so sad he died far to young, I had so much respect for him, wonderful man" 
Ian Hill October 2021




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