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Dave Wagstaffe

6 August 2013

Rovers sadness over death of former star.

Blackburn Rovers are saddened to learn of the death of former player Dave Wagstaffe, aged 70.

Wagstaffe, who started his professional career with Manchester City, joined Rovers in 1976 from Wolverhampton Wanderers when then manager Jim Smith brought him to Ewood Park.

Hugely popular with supporters, 'Waggy' had a two-year spell with the club before joining Blackpool on the eve of the 1978 season, however he returned to Rovers in March 1979.

In total the left winger made 85 appearances for Rovers, scoring 7 goals.

Rovers would like to offer its condolences to Dave's family and friends at this sad time.

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