David Coleman, English footballer, Died at 74

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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.

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