David Coleman, English footballer, Died at 74


David John Coleman was born on March 27, 1942, and died on September 23, 2016.

He was an English footballer.

David Coleman played in the Football League as a forward for Colchester United.

He started his career with local clubs Stanway Rovers and Harwich & Parkeston in non-league football before moving into the Football League with hometown club Colchester United.

He made his debut on 18 November 1961 in a Fourth Division away tie at Rochdale, a game which the U’s won 1–0.

Coleman would only make one more Football League appearance for Colchester,coming the following season on 20 October in a 4–1 defeat away to Wrexham, with Coleman scoring the solitary goal for Colchester.

When he left Colchester, Coleman joined another local non-league club, Clacton Town.

He died due to cancer.

David Coleman passed away at 74 years old.