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Dave Moore

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12:00 31st August 2016

Club Physio

Head physio Dave Moore has been a big part of his hometown club over the years, being at the club in numerous capacities during this time.

Dave was a right-back in his playing days, coming through Town's successful youth system of the time and made his debut in the 1978-1979 season under then manager Johnny Newman. He became the fifth of his family to play for the club, following in the footsteps of his brothers Kevin and Andy, his dad Roy and his uncle Norman.

He spent five seasons as a player at Town and was part of the squad that won the Third Division title in 1980 under George Kerr before he left in 1983 for Carlisle United.

Following a short spell there, he joined Blackpool and made over 100 appearances in two years there before a short injury hit return to Town between 1986 and 1988 and then finally wrapped up his career at Boston United a year later.

Following his retirement, Dave moved into coaching at Scunthorpe United and had a two year spell as manager there between 1994 and 1996 before he eventually returned to Town.

In 2010, he became the club's assistant manager under Neil Woods, combining his role as physio and took charge of the club as caretaker manager alongside Robbie Stockdale in March 2011. The club defeated

Once Rob Scott and Paul Hurst joined the club a month later, Dave reverted back to his physio role and it is a role he continues with to this day.

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