It's not often that a new signing for Weymouth FC causes a major stir.

But that's exactly what happened back in the 1990s when the Terras signed Darren Campbell, a footballer who went on to become an award-winning athlete.

Campbell played for the club during the 1995/96 season.

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At the time he came to Weymouth he was sponsored by the sports kit manufacturer Puma – hence the name shaved in to his hair!

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The year after playing for Weymouth, Campbell ran in the Atlanta Olympics and in 1997 won bronze in the 4x100m men’s relay in the World Championships.

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These pictures were originally shared with us by photographer Idris Martin.

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