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Danny Greaves
Full nameDaniel George Greaves
NationalityEng England
Rovers apps (goals)a0 (0)
PositionGoalkeeper
Date of birth7 December 1983 (Age 33)
in Bristol
Height6 ft 0 in
Joined
August 2001 from Mangotsfield United
Left
June 2004 to join Forest Green Rovers
Senior clubs
Mangotsfield United
Bristol Rovers
Clevedon Town
Forest Green Rovers
Mangotsfield United
Clevedon Town
Mangotsfield United
Cirencester Town
Mangotsfield United
a League appearances and goals only
Last updated by Gasheadsteve on 31/05/2013

Danny Greaves is a goalkeeper who spent three years with Rovers, from 2001 until 2004. He was signed from local side Mangotsfield United at the age of seventeen, and although he was at the Mem for three seasons he never managed to break into the first team. During his final season with the Pirates he was sent out to Clevedon Town on work experience terms, where he made seven appearances before being released by Rovers in the summer of 2004. After his release he signed for Forest Green Rovers.

CareerEdit

Danny started out on the local non-league scene with Mangotsfield United before being picked up by Rovers in 2001. After he left Rovers in 2004 he had a brief spell at Forest Green Rovers, before moving back to Mangotsfield in November that year. After 18 months with the Cossham Street side he returned to another of his former clubs, Clevedon Town, in 2006.

He returned to Mangotsfield in 2010 for a third spell with them, but stayed for only a single season, opting to join Cirencester Town in 2011 along with teammate Neil Arndale. His stay in Cirencester was brief, and he was back in Mangotsfield yet again in September, where he stayed for the remainder of the 2011–12 season, with a brief interruption when he took a break from football due to his wife giving birth to twins.

He began the following season with Mangotsfield, but retired from playing football in early October 2012 due to his family commitments.

Career statsEdit

SeasonClubLeague
AppsGoals
2000–01Mangotsfield United ??
2001–02Bristol Rovers 00
2002–03Bristol Rovers 00
2003–04Bristol Rovers 00
2003–04Clevedon Town (loan)70
2004–05Forest Green Rovers 20
2004–05Mangotsfield United ??
2005–06Mangotsfield United ??
2006–07Clevedon Town 400
2007–08Clevedon Town 410
2008–09Clevedon Town ??
2009–10Clevedon Town ??
2010–11Mangotsfield United 400
2011–12Cirencester Town 50
2011–12Mangotsfield United 110
2012–13Mangotsfield United 50

Record against RoversEdit

Danny has never played a competitive first team fixture against Bristol Rovers.

See alsoEdit

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