Peter Buchanan (footballer)

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Peter Buchanan
Personal information
Full name Peter Symington Buchanan
Date of birth (1915-10-13)13 October 1915
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 26 June 1977(1977-06-26) (aged 61)
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1946 Chelsea 39 (6)
1946–1947 Fulham 20 (1)
1947–1949 Brentford 74 (13)
1949–? Headington United
Total 133 (20)
National team
1937 Scotland 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Buchanan (1915 – 1977) was a Scottish footballer who played at both professional and international levels.

Buchanan played league football for Chelsea, Fulham and Brentford in The Football League, either side of the Second World War. During the war, Buchanan made guest appearances for several clubs including West Ham United,[1] Southampton, for whom he made 11 appearances between 1942 and 1946, scoring twice,[2] Aldershot, Portsmouth, Millwall, Crystal Palace and Fulham.[3]

He earned one cap for Scotland, scoring in a 5–0 win against Czechoslovakia.


  1. ^ Hogg, Tony (1995). West Ham Who's Who. London: Independent UK Sports publications. p. 223. ISBN 1-899429-01-8. 
  2. ^ Holley, Duncan; Chalk, Gary (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. p. 393. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3. 
  3. ^ "Peter Buchanan". Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

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