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This display shows this player's career details. The left hand column shows League appearances and goals scored for each club as well as the League record of the club for each season the player was there. The Appearance figures in brackets are (games started + sub appearances). If the player went into management, a similar display follows for all the clubs they managed. Career totals are shown in the right-hand column along with a card featuring the player. Click the card to see all cards featuring this player.
ALAN BALL
   
PLAYING CAREER
 
   
BRISTOL ROVERS
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Jan1982
1Jun1983
 
17
2
(League)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1982/83 3rd
7
46 22 9 15 84 58 75
1981/82 3rd
15
46 18 9 19 58 65 61
BLACKPOOL
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Jul1980
28Feb1981
 
30
5
(League)
(Player/Manager)
  1980 - 1981
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1980/81 3rd
23
46 9 14 23 45 75 32
SOUTHAMPTON
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Mar1980
1Oct1983
 
63
2
(League)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1983/84 1st
2
42 22 11 9 66 38 77
1982/83 1st
12
42 15 12 15 54 58 57
1981/82 1st
7
42 19 9 14 72 67 66
1980/81 1st
6
42 20 10 12 76 56 50
1979/80 1st
8
42 18 9 15 65 53 45
SOUTHAMPTON
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Dec1976
1Jun1980
 
£60,000
132
9
(League)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1979/80 1st
8
42 18 9 15 65 53 45
1978/79 1st
14
42 12 16 14 47 53 40
1977/78 2nd
2
42 22 13 7 70 39 57
1976/77 2nd
9
42 17 10 15 72 67 44
ARSENAL
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
22Dec1971
1Dec1977
 
£220,000
177
45
(League)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1977/78 1st
5
42 21 10 11 60 37 52
1976/77 1st
8
42 16 11 15 64 59 43
1975/76 1st
17
42 13 10 19 47 53 36
1974/75 1st
16
42 13 11 18 47 49 37
1973/74 1st
10
42 14 14 14 49 51 42
1972/73 1st
2
42 23 11 8 57 43 57
1971/72 1st
5
42 22 8 12 58 40 52
EVERTON
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Aug1966
22Dec1972
 
£110,000
208
66
(League)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1972/73 1st
17
42 13 11 18 41 49 37
1971/72 1st
15
42 9 18 15 37 48 36
1970/71 1st
14
42 12 13 17 54 60 37
1969/70 1st
1
42 29 8 5 72 34 66
1968/69 1st
3
42 21 15 6 77 36 57
1967/68 1st
5
42 23 6 13 67 40 52
1966/67 1st
6
42 19 10 13 65 46 48
BLACKPOOL
 
From
To
 
Fee
Appearances
Goals
   
1Aug1962
30Jun1966
 
116
41
(League)
  1962 - 1966
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1965/66 1st
13
42 14 9 19 55 65 37
1964/65 1st
17
42 12 11 19 67 78 35
1963/64 1st
18
42 13 9 20 52 73 35
1962/63 1st
13
42 13 14 15 58 64 40
   
MANAGERIAL CAREER
 
   
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crest
PORTSMOUTH
 
From
26Feb1998
To
9Dec1999
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1998/99 D1
19
46 11 14 21 57 73 47
 
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crest
MANCHESTER CITY
 
From
30Jun1995
To
26Aug1996
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1995/96 PL
18
38 9 11 18 33 58 38
 
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crest
SOUTHAMPTON
 
From
21Jan1994
To
2Jul1995
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1994/95 PL
10
42 12 18 12 61 63 54
 
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crest
EXETER CITY
 
From
6Aug1991
To
20Jan1994
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1993/94 D2
22
46 11 12 23 52 83 45
1992/93 D2
19
46 11 17 18 54 69 50
1991/92 3rd
20
46 14 11 21 57 80 53
 
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STOKE CITY
 
From
7Nov1989
To
23Feb1991
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1990/91 3rd
14
46 16 12 18 55 59 60
1989/90 2nd
24
46 6 19 21 35 63 37
 
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crest
PORTSMOUTH
 
From
11May1984
To
17Jan1989
 
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1988/89 2nd
20
46 13 12 21 53 62 51
1987/88 1st
19
40 7 14 19 36 66 35
1986/87 2nd
2
42 23 9 10 53 28 78
1985/86 2nd
4
42 22 7 13 69 41 73
1984/85 2nd
4
42 20 14 8 69 50 74
 
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crest
BLACKPOOL
 
From
1Jul1980
To
28Feb1981
  (Player/Manager)
 
Season League Position P W D L F A Points
1980/81 3rd
23
46 9 14 23 45 75 32
 
 
 
 
Alan James Ball MBE
  Midfielder
  Born May 12th, 1945 in Warsash
  Died April 25th, 2007 aged 62
  5' 7"
  10st. 4lbs.
 
  Playing Career totals:
 
 
743
League appearances
 
170
League goals
 
 
 
8
International goals
 
































 
Son of Alan Ball


 
 

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