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Roy Carter (footballer)

Roy Carter
Personal information
Full nameRoy William Carter[1]
Date of birth (1954-02-19) 19 February 1954 (age 60)
Place of birthTorpoint, England
Playing positionMidfielder
Senior career*
1973-1975Falmouth Town?(24)
1975–1977Hereford United71(9)
1977–1983Swindon Town200(34)
1982Torquay United (loan)6(5)
1982Bristol Rovers (loan)4(1)
1983Torquay United21(3)
1983-1987Newport County152(21)
1987-1988Exeter City41(2)
1988–1990Saltash United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roy William Carter (born 19 February 1954 in Torpoint) is a former professional footballer.

Carter played for Falmouth Town, and he then joined Hereford United in April 1975. He made his league debut the same season and went on to play 71 league games, scoring 9 times.[2]

He transferred to Swindon Town for a £22,000 fee in December 1977 and he went on to make 236 senior appearances for the club, scoring 39 goals. After loan spells with Torquay United and Bristol Rovers he moved permanently to Torquay in February 1983.[3]

He later joined Newport County and played 152 league games, scoring 21 times[2] before moving to Exeter City. He stayed only one season at St. James' Park before leaving league football and joining Saltash United.[2]


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