Dave CLEMENTS

Dave Clements - Everton FC - League appearances & N.Ireland Caps.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 26 December 1974

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 15 September 1945
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Lame, Northern Ireland
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Northern Ireland
  • CLUBS
  • Everton FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1973-1976
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 22nd September 1973 in a 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers (Aged: 28)
    • Club Career
      (Sep 1973-Feb 1976)
      81 League apps (+4 as sub), 6 goals
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Dave CLEMENTS - Everton FC - League appearances & N.Ireland Caps.

Dave Clements is pictured during the match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

 

Coventry City:   1964-1969     Played   155     Scored   20   goals   (Divisions 1/2)
     1969-1970     Played   33     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1970-1971     Played   41     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in August 1971
 
Sheffield Wed.:   1971-1972     Played   39     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1972-1973     Played   38     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1973-1974     Played   1     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
 
Transferred in September 1973
 
Everton:   1973-1974     Played   31     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   40     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   14     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
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Senior career
Years            Team                  Games  Goals.

1963–1964    Wolvers                    0    (0)
1964–1971    Coventry City         230    (26)
1971–1973    Sheffield Wed          78    (0)
1973–1976    Everton                   83    (6)
1976–1977    New York Cosmos    18    (2)
1978            Colorado Caribou      15    (1)

 

 

Dave Clements is pictured here playing for Everton on Saturday, October 12th.  1974. 

Photograph George Herringshaw.  ©


                                    Northern Ireland Caps 1965 - 1976.

 

International Record: Played 48: Won 12, Drew 12, Lost 22  Goals: 2.

 

31/03/65 v Wales (H) L 5-0 (HC)

07/04/65 v Netherlands (A) D 0-0 (WCQ)

 

 

22/06/66 v Mexico (H) W 4-1 (F)

16/11/66 v Scotland (A) L 2-1 (HC)

 

 

12/04/67 v Wales (H) D 0-0 (ECQ)
21/10/67 v Scotland (H) W 1-0 (HC)

22/11/67 v England (A) L 2-0 (ECQ)

 

23/10/68 v Turkey (H) W 4-1 (WCQ)

11/12/68 v Turkey (A) W 3-0 (WCQ)

 

 

06/05/69 v Scotland (A) D 1-1 (HC)
10/05/69 v Wales (H) D 0-0 (HC)
10/09/69 v Soviet Union (H) D 0-0 (WCQ)

22/10/69 v Soviet Union (A) L 2-0 (WCQ)

 

 

18/04/70 v Scotland (H) L 1-0 (HC)
21/04/70 v England (A) L 3-1 (HC)
25/04/70 v Wales (A) L 1-0 (HC)

11/11/70 v Spain (A) L 3-0 (ECQ)

 

 

21/04/71 v Cyprus (H) W 5-0 (ECQ)
15/05/71 v England (H) L 1-0 (HC)
18/05/71 v Scotland (A) W 1-0 (HC)
22/05/71 v Wales (H) W 1-0 (HC)
27/09/71 v Soviet Union (A) L 1-0 (ECQ)
13/10/71 v Soviet Union (H) D 1-1 (ECQ)

16/02/72 v Spain (N) D 1-1 (ECQ)
20/05/72 v Scotland (A) L 2-0 (HC)
23/05/72 v England (A) W 1-0 (HC)
27/05/72 v Wales (A) D 0-0 (HC)

18/10/72 v Bulgaria (A) L 3-0 (WCQ)

 

 

14/02/73 v Cyprus (A) L 1-0 (WCQ)
28/03/73 v Portugal (N) D 1-1 (WCQ)
08/05/73 v Cyprus (N) W 3-0 (WCQ)
12/05/73 v England (A) L 2-1 (HC)
16/05/73 v Scotland (A) W 2-1 (HC)
19/05/73 v Wales (N) W 1-0 (HC)
26/09/73 v Bulgaria (N) D 0-0 (WCQ)

14/11/73 v Portugal (A) D 1-1 (WCQ)

 

 

11/05/74 v Scotland (A) W 1-0 (HC)
15/05/74 v England (A) L 1-0 (HC)
18/05/74 v Wales (A) L 1-0 (HC)

04/09/74 v Norway (A) L 2-1 (ECQ)

 

 

16/03/75 v Yugoslavia (H) W 1-0 (ECQ)
17/05/75 v England (H) D 0-0 (HC)
20/05/75 v Scotland (A) L 3-0 (HC)
23/05/75 v Wales (H) W 1-0 (HC)
03/09/75 v Sweden (H) L 2-1 (ECQ)

19/11/75 v Yugoslavia (H) L 1-0 (ECQ)

 

 

11/05/76 v England (A) L 4-0 (HC)
14/05/76 v Wales (A) L 1-0 (HC)

 

 

Teams managed.

1975–1976 Northern Ireland

1978 Colorado Caribous

1981–1982 Denver Avalanche

1982–1985 St. Louis Steamers

1986–1987 Kansas City Comets.

 

He played his last game for Everton in February 1976 and moved to the United States, having received a lucrative offer to play in the NASL for New York Cosmos where he played alongside Pelé. His performances for Cosmos during 1976 ensured that Clements was named in the All-Star Honourable Mention Team for that year, he was also selected for Team America to participate in the Bicentenary Cup against Italy, Brazil and England.

Dave moved to coach the Colorado Caribous of the North American Soccer League in 1978, the only year of their existence, and then coached three teams in the Major Indoor Soccer League, the Denver Avalanche (1981–82), St. Louis Steamers (1982–85) and Kansas City Comets (1986–87). He was named US Coach of the year in 1982 and 1987. Dave remained in the United States moved out of football and ran his own Irish shop as well as working as a salesman in St. Louis, Missouri.