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Tony Brimacombe (Plymouth Argyle, Falmouth Town, Tavistock)

 



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Former Argyle (mainly Reserves) inside forward has passed away.

TONY BRIMACOMBE

Born: 06 August 1939

Came from: Barnet
Went to: Cape Town City

First game: 08 January 1966 Last game: 16 March 1968

Appearances: 16 (15/1) Goals: 0

Brimacombe was a Plymothian who had played for non-league Barnet before joining Argyle as an amateur in 1965.

He played occasionally at inside-forward over the next two seasons, whilst appearing regularly for the reserves.

After leaving Home Park he played for Cape Town City in South Africa and later moved into non-league football with Tavistock.

He became a well respected coach in local football for many years.

He played the second half of Falmouth Town's 1971/72 South Western League championship winning team, playing 16 games and scored twice.



Last 0-0 draw: Friday 04/11/2016 Bodmin Town v Plymouth Parkway

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Anthony "Tony" Brimacombe was a teacher who combined teaching (English & P.E.) with part time appearances for Plymouth Argyle.

He graduated from Loughborough where he played for Kettering Town.

His first teaching post was at Simon Langton Grammar School, Canterbury and he transferred to Barnet. He later taught in Braintree.

On moving back to Plymouth he taught at Pomphlett Primary in Plymstock, Plymstock School and later at King Edward VI in Totnes.

Brimacombe was a regular in his three seasons at Cape Town City before returning to Devon.


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