Mike Brolly

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Mike Brolly
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-10-06) 6 October 1954 (age 59)
Place of birth Kilmarnock, Scotland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Kilmarnock
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971-1974 Chelsea 8 (1)
1974-1976 Bristol City 30 (2)
1976-1982 Grimsby Town 254 (27)
1982-1983 Derby County 42 (4)
1983-1985? Scunthorpe United 95 (15)
1985?- Scarborough
? Boston United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael Joseph Brolly (born 6 October 1954 in Kilmarnock) is a Scottish-born former professional footballer who played for Chelsea, Bristol City, Grimsby Town, Derby County and Scunthorpe United in The Football League in the 1970s and 1980s.[1]

After being on Kilmarnock's books as a junior he moved to Chelsea in October 1971,[2] although he had limited opportunities there and only played 8 Football League games. He moved to Bristol City in 1974 but never fully established himself, and after City's promotion to the First Division he was transferred to Grimsby Town.[2] Brolly was a solid member of the team in his six seasons with the Mariners, and played over 250 League games for the club,[1] including winning two promotions. He then had a season with Derby County before finishing his Football League career with Scunthorpe United, although he did then have non-league spells with Scarborough and Boston United.[2]

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