Vic Rouse
Full name - Raymond Victor Rouse
Date of birth - 16 March 1936
Place of birth - Swansea, Wales
Playing position - Goalkeeper
19561963 Apps:257
Raymond Victor "Vic" Rouse (born 16 March 1936) is a Welsh former footballer and coach. Rouse played at both professional and
international levels as a goalkeeper, before becoming a football manager.


Playing career

Born in Swansea, Rouse played in the Football League for Crystal Palace, Oxford United and Leyton Orient. He was also a player
with Millwall (as an amateur) and Northampton Town without making a League appearance for either club. Rouse later played in the
North American Soccer League for the Atlanta Chiefs.

Rouse earned one cap at full international level for Wales. Rouse became the first ever international player from the old Fourth
Division when he appeared in 1959.

Coaching career
Rouse was player-manager of the Chiefs between 1969 and 1972. After retiring as a player in 1972, he returned to England to become
manager of Metropolitan Police. He was still managing Metropolitan Police as of 1982.
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