Focus On; Derek Possee

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Born in Southwark, Possee began his career as an apprentice at Tottenham Hotspur, before becoming a professional there. In January 1964 he scored on his debut in a 3–1 victory over Aston Villa at White Hart Lane. Possee also played in the Football League for Millwall, Crystal Palace and Leyton Orient.

He signed for St Patrick’s Athletic in October 1977 under Barry Bridges and scored twice on his debut on the 16th. Possee then spent three seasons in the North American Soccer League with the Vancouver Whitecaps, helping them to win the Soccer Bowl in 1979.


  • Full Name: Derek Possee
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of Birth: 14.02.1946
  • Birthplace: Southwark
  • Nation: England
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  • Major League Career
    • 1963-67, Tottenham Hotspur (19/4)
    • 1967-73, Millwall (223/79)
    • 1973-74, Crystal Palace (52/13)
    • 1974-77, Leyton Orient (80/11)
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