THE MOSSLEY AFC 'HALL OF FAME'

 

DAVID MOORE

 

Former Manchester City apprentice Dave Moore was snapped up by manager Bob Murphy in August 1974 from Radcliffe Borough for a bargain 100 fee. He went on to become one of the most prolific strikers in non-league football with Mossley over the next nine years alongside centre forward Leo Skeete. He was top scorer five times in seven seasons between 1974 and 1981 and his playing record reads:-
1974-75 Apps 71 Goals 38
1975-76 Apps 57 Goals 33
1976-77 Apps 55 Goals 32
1977-78 Apps 43 Goals 29
1978-79 Apps 55 Goals 41
1979-80 Apps 41 Goals 26
1980-81 Apps 42 Goals 20
1981-82 Apps 32 Goals 14
1983-84 Apps 1 Goals 1.
Total Apps 397 Goals 235.
Dave Moore won two Northern Premier League championship medals with Mossley and played in the 1980 FA Trophy Final at Wembley before ending his career playing Sunday football for the New Streetbridge Inn in the Gorton Sunday League.