Lloyd McGrath

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Lloyd McGrath
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-02-24) 24 February 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1994 Coventry City 214 (4)
1994 Sing Tao ? (1)
1994–1997 Portsmouth 18 (0)
National team
1986 England U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lloyd McGrath (born 24 February 1965) is a retired English professional footballer.

A hard-working midfielder, McGrath made his senior debut for Coventry City on 28 April 1984 in one of their heaviest defeats ever - an 8-2 Football League First Division defeat at Southampton. However, three years later he took part in the biggest success of their history so far - the 1987 FA Cup Final triumph over Tottenham Hotspur.He set up the winning goal with a cross that was deflected off the knee of Gary Mabbutt. By the time of his departure to Portsmouth at the end of the 1993-94 season, when the Sky Blues finished 11th in the FA Premier League, he had played 214 league games for the club and scored four goals.[1]

He played for Pompey for the rest of his professional career, retiring in 1997. He now has business interests in the north of Coventry as licensee of the Hawkesmill Social Club.

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