Graham Smith (footballer)
|Place of birth||England|
|1972–1973||West Bromwich Albion||10||(0)|
|Wigan Athletic||Matlock Town|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Smith, who played as a goalkeeper, began his professional career in 1968 with Notts County. He also played in the Football League for Colchester United, West Bromwich Albion, and Cambridge United, making a total of 200 league appearances for all four clubs. Smith also played non-league football with Matlock Town, Hednesford Town, Tamworth and Atherstone United.
Graham's son, Adam Smith, was also a professional footballer, beginning his career as a schoolboy at Premiership Club Everton F.C. Smith later went on to spend a year with Walsall F.C. after completing a college degree in business and sports coaching at Manchester Metropoliton University. He then went on to play with teams in Asia, Scotland and the USA as a full-time professional and semi-professional player. Adam Smith is now a full-time coach in Major League soccer at the Portland Timbers, He was hired as goalkeeper coach for American D-2 Pro League side Portland Timbers in 2010 for their final season in the second division. Adam continued on as goalkeeper coach for the Portland Timbers during their first year in Major League Soccer and was named the Academy and Youth Goalkeeping Director for the Portland Timbers Academy following the 2011 season.
As a player
- Watney Cup Winner (1): 1971
As a manager
- FA Vase Winner (1): 1988–89
- "NOTTS COUNTY : 1946/47 – 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
- "COLCHESTER UNITED:1950/51-1989/90 & 1992/93-2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
- "WEST BROMWICH ALBION : 1946/47 – 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
- "CAMBRIDGE UNITED : 1970/71 – 2004/05". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
- Gallivan, Joseph (24 February 2011). "Spencer's coaching staff built on trust, experience". Portland Timbers. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- "Timbers name Adam Smith as club's goalkeeper coach" (Press release). Portland Timbers. 13 April 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- Binder, Doug (8 December 2010). "Spencer fills out his Portland coaching staff". Portland Timbers. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- "Timbers name Adam Smith an Academy and Youth Goalkeeping Director". Portland Timbers. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
- "Watney Cup Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.
- "Other Award – Non League Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.