Phil McKnight

Phil McKnight played for Exeter City in the Peter Fallon Benefit match on 27th April, 1953.

Phil was born on the 15th of June 1924, in Calmachie, Scotland, a wing half he started his career at Alloa in 1946, having served in the Royal Navy during World War II, he played 12 games for Alloa and scored once and was then signed by Chelsea in 1947, playing 33 games for the first team between 1947 and 1954, he then moved to Leyton Orient, where he played over 200 games, before moving to coaching and management.

Phil died on the 25 May 2018 at the age of age 93.



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