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Eric Gates

Eric Gates
Full Name Eric Lazenby Gates
Dob 28-06-1955
Pob Ferryhill, Co. Durham
Country Of Birth EnglandEngland
Nationality EnglandEngland
Position Forward/midfield
Hall Of Fame Inducted into the Hall of Fame 2012
Debut Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 (H) Division 1 27-10-1973
Final game West Ham United 0-1 (H) Division 1 17-5-1985
Era Professional
International appearances 2 (as a Town player)
Inactive Retired/Inactive
Stats also available at... Soccerbase

Club Appearance Record

Season Lge Apps Lge Goals Cup Apps Cup Goals Tot Apps Tot Goals Oth Apps Oth Goals Res Apps Res Goals Youth Apps Youth Goals Third Apps Third Goals
1971-72 4(1) 2 2
1972-73 30(1) 4 4 4
1973-74 0(6) 0(1) 0(7) 0(1) 33(1) 6
1974-75 0(6) 0(2) 0(8) 32(1) 10
1975-76 7(6) 1 1(3) 1 8(9) 2 2 1 27 6
1976-77 6(6) 1 0(2) 1 6(8) 2 1(1) 23 4
1977-78 23(1) 2 10 3 33(1) 5 12 7
1978-79 20(2) 7 4(1) 2 24(3) 9 1 12 6
1979-80 34(2) 13 7(1) 41(3) 13 5 1 2
1980-81 37 11 23 3 60 14 1
1981-82 38 9 12 6 50 15 9 2
1982-83 24 3 4 1 28 4 7 1
1983-84 37 13 5 3 42 16 5 2
1984-85 41 13 12 3 53 16 1 2
TOTALS 267(29) 73 78(10) 23 345(39) 96 32(2) 9 175(4) 43 6 6

Career Record

Club Date Signed Date Left Fee
Ipswich Town July 1971 August 1985 Youth Team
Sunderland August 1985 June 1990 £150,000
Carlisle United June 1990 June 1991 -