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David Grant
Personal information
Full name David Grant[1]
Date of birth 2 June 1960 (1960-06-02) (age 49)[2]
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Playing position Left-back
Youth career
Sheffield Wednesday
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977-1982 Sheffield Wednesday 133 (4)
1982-1984 Oxford United 24 (1)
Chesterfield (loan) 7 (0)
Cardiff City 25 (0)
Rochdale 97 (2)
1987-1988 Macclesfield Town
Mossley (loan)
1988-1990 Boston United 35 (2[3])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

David Grant (born 2 June 1960 in Sheffield) is an English former professional football left-back. He played in the Football League, primarily for Sheffield Wednesday and Rochdale.

Grant became an apprentice with Sheffield Wednesday in July 1976, turning professional in February 1978.[4] He progressed to their first team, playing over 100 times. He moved to Oxford United in 1982. Out of favour during the 1983-84 season, Grant had a spell on loan with Chesterfield before joining Cardiff City. He joined Rochdale in the 1984-85 season playing nearly 100 league games. On leaving Rochdale he joined Macclesfield Town. During the 1988-89 season he had a spell on loan with Mossley, playing four times and scoring once[5]. In December 1988 he left Macclesfield, joining Boston United for a small fee,[3]


  1. ^ "David Grant". Player History. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  2. ^ "David Grant". Neil Brown. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Boston United roll call". Dr Fox. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  4. ^ Oldham Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday, Football Programme, 13 March 1982
  5. ^ "Complete A-Z of players 1919-2010: Gabrielson to Gurney". Mossley A.F.C.. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 


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