Player #448

Appearances:

1

Starts:

1

Goals:

0

Seasons:

2

Nobby Clarke
Nobby Clarke

Source: Aston Villa Handbook 1953-54

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Nobby Clarke
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Nobby Clarke

Position

Midfielder

From

1954-55

To

1955-56

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Nobby Clarke

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

19
20

Division

D1
D1

Appearances

1
1
0

Starts

1
1
0

Substitute

0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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Norman Frederick Michael Clarke

Birth Date

Wednesday, 31 October 1934

Birth Place

Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |
Aston Villa Reserves |

From

Transfer in

Aston Boys

From

For

Free

On

July 1953

Previous Clubs

Aston Boys |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Torquay United

For

Free

On

July 1956

Subsequent Clubs

Torquay United |

Nobby Clarke
Nobby Clarke

Source: Aston Villa Handbook 1953-54

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Nobby Clarke
Nobby Clarke

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1955-56 Yth 1 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Eric Houghton |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 5 February 1955

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 5 February 1955

Charlton Athletic (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 5 February 1955

Charlton Athletic (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 5 February 1955

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

11 November 1997, Aged 63

Nobby Clarke

Player #448 for Aston Villa, Norman Frederick MichaelClarke, nicknamed Nobby, played as a midfielder for the club in the wing half position.

Nobby played for Villa in 1954-55 making a single appearance.

Nobby was born in Aston, less than a mile from Villa Park, on 31 October 1934 and made his sole appearance for Villa on Saturday, 5 February 1955 aged 20.

Villa had signed Nobby from Aston Boys in 1950 as a junior and he signed professional forms with the club in July 1953.

Following his single appearance for the club, Norman moved on to Torquay United.

Nobby had played under Villa manager Eric Houghton.

Nobby passed away in Bridgewater on 11 November 1997 aged 63.