Derek POSSEE

Derek Possee - Crystal Palace - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 31 March 1973

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    • POSITION
      Winger
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 14 February 1946
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      London, England.
  • CLUBS
  • Crystal Palace
    • Club Career Dates
      1973-1974
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 20th January 1973 as a sub in a 2-0 defeat at Newcastle United (Aged: 26)
    • Club Career
      51 League apps (+2 as sub), 12 goals
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Derek POSSEE - Crystal Palace - League appearances.

Derek Possee is pictured above during Crystal Palace's  2-0 win against Chelsea on 31st March 1973.

  

Derek Possee suffered tragedy in his post playing career life. His son Danny, aged 22, was shot and killed by police.

 

Danny Possee was killed on May 12th. 1992 during a botched drug raid staged by the West Vancouver municipal police and the North Vancouver RCMP,  whilst they were executing a warrant for a narcotics arrest.

Danny was playing with a pellet gun in his North Vancouver basement suite when someone opened his unlocked door. He turned to see who was there, the harmless rifle in his hands and police shot him dead.


Tottenham:   1963-1964     Played   1     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1964-1965     Played   1     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1965-1966     Played   17     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1966-1967     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in August 1967
 
Millwall:   1967-1968     Played   42     Scored   11   goals   (Division 2)
     1968-1969     Played   40     Scored   15   goals   (Division 2)
     1969-1970     Played   39     Scored   18   goals   (Division 2)
     1970-1971     Played   41     Scored   14   goals   (Division 2)
     1971-1972     Played   39     Scored   15   goals   (Division 2)
     1972-1973     Played   22     Scored   6   goals   (Division 2)
 
Transferred in January 1973
 
Crystal Palace:   1972-1973     Played   17     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   36     Scored   8   goals   (Division 2)
 

Transferred to Leyton Orient in July 1974 for whom he

played 80 games and scored 11 goals.

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Between 1977 -79  he played 53 times for Vancover Whitecaps (17 goals)