Micky Gynn

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Micky Gynn
Personal information
Full name Michael Gynn
Date of birth (1961-08-19) 19 August 1961 (age 52)
Place of birth Peterborough, England
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1975–1979 Peterborough United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1983 Peterborough United 156 (33)
1983–1993 Coventry City 241 (32)
1993–1995 Stoke City 21 (0)
Hednesford Town
Wisbech Town
Total 418 (65)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael "Micky" Gynn (born 19 August 1961) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder in the Football League for Peterborough United, Coventry City and Stoke City.[2]

Career[edit]

Gynn began his career with his hometown club, Peterborough United, where he scored 39 goals from 188 appearances in all competitions, before joining First Division club Coventry City for a fee of £60,000.[3][4] He spent ten years at the club, with whom he won the FA Cup in 1987.[5][6] Gynn then moved on to Stoke City in August 1993 where he played in 29 matches in the 1993–94 season before retiring.[7] He became a postman in the Coventry area, and works as a match statistician for the Press Association.[3][6] In 2005, Gynn held his testimonial match at Coventry City's former ground of Highfield Road, the penultimate game played there before its demolition.[8][9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Peterborough United 1978–79 Third Division 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2
1979–80 Fourth Division 27 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 33 1
1980–81 Fourth Division 29 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 35 7
1981–82 Fourth Division 46 6 3 0 2 0 4 2 55 8
1982–83 Fourth Division 43 17 4 3 4 1 3 0 54 21
Total 156 33 13 3 12 1 7 2 188 39
Coventry City 1983–84 First Division 23 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 28 2
1984–85 First Division 39 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 43 4
1985–86 First Division 12 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 14 1
1986–87 First Division 20 5 4 2 3 0 1 0 28 7
1987–88 First Division 25 3 2 0 3 2 3 1 33 6
1988–89 First Division 8 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 10 4
1989–90 First Division 34 3 1 0 6 1 1 1 42 5
1990–91 First Division 35 8 4 2 5 1 0 0 44 11
1991–92 First Division 23 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 25 3
1992–93 Premier League 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 2
Total 241 32 18 4 26 7 6 2 291 45
Stoke City 1993–94 First Division 21 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 29 0
Total 21 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 29 0
Career Total 418 65 31 7 38 8 17 4 504 84
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals in the Anglo-Italian Cup, FA Charity Shield, Football League Group Cup, Football League Trophy and Full Members Cup.

Honours[edit]

Coventry City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Micky Gynn". Association of Football Statisticians. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Micky Gynn". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Micky Gynn Still Delivering The Goods". Peterborough United F.C. 3 November 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "G: Local hero Gynn wasn't tall enough to be called pint-sized". Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 27 September 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  5. ^ Lacey, David (16 May 1987). "Cup earned by the Blue crew". The Guardian. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  6. ^ a b Moxley, Neil (6 March 2009). "Sky Blue army: where are Coventry City's FA Cup heroes now?". Daily Mail. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  7. ^ "What Happened Next? Micky Gynn". FourFourTwo. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  8. ^ McVay, David (18 April 2005). "Gynn finds tonic in recognition at last". The Times. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  9. ^ Turner, Andy (20 April 2005). "Ex-players roll back the years". Coventry Telegraph. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 

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