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Dave Hancock (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameDavid Jeffrey Hancock
Date of birth24 July 1938
Place of birthExeter, Devon, England
Date of death6 June 2007(age 68)
Place of deathCape Town, South Africa
Playing positionWing half

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David Jeffrey Hancock (24 July 1938 - 6 June 2007) was an English professional footballer. He was born in Exeter, Devon and played for all three of the county’s professional football teams as well as for the National Team, England.

Hancock began his career as a junior with Plymouth Argyle, turning professional in September 1955. He played twice in the league for Argyle during the 1956-57 season, but failed to make any further appearances and left to join Torquay United in January 1959. He made 177 league appearances for Torquay, scoring twelve goals, and played in the 1959-60 promotion winning side. In March 1964 he moved to Exeter City, scoring 3 times in 40 games before leaving to join South African side Durban United.

Hancock died on 6 June 2007 at the age of 68.

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