Peter Donaghy

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Peter Donaghy
Personal information
Date of birth 13 January 1898
Place of birth Grangetown, England
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Grangetown St Mary's
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1923 Middlesbrough 30 (2)
1923–1925 Bradford City 22 (5)
Carlisle United
Total 52 (7)
Teams managed
1929–1930 Sparta
1930–1932 VUC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Donaghy (born 13 January 1898) was an English professional footballer who played as a forward for Middlesbrough, Bradford City and Carlisle United.

Career[edit]

Born in Grangetown, Donaghy moved from Grangetown St Mary's to Middlesbrough in August 1919, making his debut (against future club Bradford City) on 24 April 1920.[1] He made a total of 30 appearances for Middlesbrough in the Football League.[2] He joined Bradford City in May 1923.[3] He made 22 appearances in the Football League for Bradford City, scoring 5 goals; he also made 1 appearance in the FA Cup.[4] He joined Carlisle United in June 1925.[3]

After retiring as a player, Donaghy worked as a coach in the Netherlands,[5] managing Sparta and VUC.[6] He later worked as a steel worker back in his native Teesside.[7]

Personal life[edit]

His brothers John and Ted were also professional players.[7]

Sources[edit]

  • Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 0-907969-38-0. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bradford City v Middlesbrough, 24 April 1920". 11v11. 
  2. ^ "Peter Donaghy". 11v11. 
  3. ^ a b Frost, p. 395
  4. ^ Frost, p. 381
  5. ^ Taylor, Matthew. The Leaguers: The Making Of Professional Football In England: 1900-1939. p. 227. 
  6. ^ "VUC (1909-1947)" (in Dutch). De Haagse Voetbalhistorie. 
  7. ^ a b "Past local players of note". CommuniGate.