Colin Clark

DOB: 08/03/60

Which years did you play for Deveronvale?


Who signed you for the Vale and what attracted you to sign for the club ?

Julius Morrison signed me. I was attracted by the playing facilities at Princess Royal Park, and also the chance to play again, as I hadn't played since leaving Peterhead in 1983.

What are your fondest memories of playing for Vale ?

The team spirit on and off the park was brilliant. Nigel Montgomery's Testimonial Match was special (what I can remember of it - another great night in Banff ! ) The committee and fans were great, and have always welcomed me back to Banff .

What is the most memorable game you played in for Vale ?

Beating Caley 4-1 at Banff in September 1987…it shocked the Highland League, and boy did we celebrate ! Also playing in pre-season friendly against Rangers who had quite a few first team regulars on show.

Who were the characters at the club ?

Trevor Beagrie, Gary McDonald (Chubber), Gary Morrison (Painter), Nigel Montgomery.

Who were the best players you played with at the Vale ?

Joe McAllan, Trevor Beagrie, Sandy McNaughton, Nigel Montgomery, Kevin Henderson…the list could go on and on !

And who were the best players you played against ?

Billy Urquhart (Caley), Joe Harper (Keith), Jim Bett (Aberdeen), Robert Fleck (Rangers), Mark Falco (Rangers).

What have you done in a football sense since you left the Vale ?

I played for Cove Rangers from 1988 to 1991, then moved to Sunnybank as Assistant Player/Manager.

What does a normal Saturday afternoon entail for you these days ?

I play golf in the summer months, and go shopping with the wife in the winter months

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