All at Slough Town Football Club were saddened to learn of the passing of former captain Roger Day.
Roger was known to many as a giant of amateur football, who had a terrific career in the club game with Slough Town, Enfield, Hendon, Wycombe Wanderers, Ilford and Walton & Hersham as well as a magnificent international career.
He captained Slough in the 1973 Amateur Cup final against Walton & Hersham at Wembley. He also helped the Rebels reach the semi-finals in the 1970/71 season and the quarter-finals the following season. Our records show that in total he made 128 appearances, scoring 39 goals.
Before joining the Rebels in 1970 and taking over the captaincy, Roger played in three Amateur Cup finals for Enfield, where he made 450 appearances and also gathered a number of other honours. He was also part of the Ilford team that got to Wembley in 1974.
A midfielder, he was considered by many coaches to be the best midfield 'schemer' in amateur football.
Roger also represented England on 33 occasions and was a regular member of the Great Britain squads, winning more than a dozen caps.
We extend our condolences to Roger’s family and friends.
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