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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
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
1971-72
1972-73
1973-74 0(6) 0(1) 0(7) 0(1)
1974-75 0(6) 0(2) 0(8)
1975-76 7(6) 1 1(3) 1 8(9) 2 2 1
1976-77 6(6) 1 0(2) 1 6(8) 2 1(1)
1977-78 23(1) 2 10 3 33(1) 5
1978-79 20(2) 7 4(1) 2 24(3) 9 1
1979-80 34(2) 13 7(1) 41(3) 13 5 1
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

Career Record

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