Black, Neville

Birth Date

19th June 1931


Pegswood, Northumberland



Biographical Text

Neville Black played a handful of games for Exeter City in 1953. He joined the club from Newcastle United, for whom he appeared in the 1952 Charity Shield, and later played for Rochdale.

After playing for junior side Pegswood, he signed for Newcastle United in September 1949 and became a regular member of the reserve team whilst making a single first-team appearance in the Charity Shield at Manchester United in 1952.

Facing reported competition from Stoke City, Exeter City signed Neville in January 1953 and - after appearing against Torquay United in a friendly - he made his debut at Colchester at the end of the month and played in each of the following three games.

Not featuring again Neville joined Rochdale in July 1953 where he was to score on thirteen occasions in 62 league games before returning to the North East to play for Ashington.

Neville Black died in Northumberland in August 2004.


Exeter City league games only




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