Terry Bly

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Terry Bly
Personal information
Full name Terence Geoffrey Bly
Date of birth (1935-10-22)22 October 1935
Place of birth Fincham, England
Date of death 24 September 2009(2009-09-24) (aged 73)
Place of death Grantham, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bury Town ? (?)
1956-1960 Norwich City 57 (31)
1960-1962 Peterborough United 88 (81)
1962-1963 Coventry City 32 (25)
1963-1964 Notts County 29 (4)
1964-1970 Grantham
Teams managed
1970–1978 Grantham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Terence Geoffrey Bly (22 October 1935 – 24 September 2009) was an English football striker.

Career[edit]

He was renowned for his goalscoring prowess, most notably for Norwich City and Peterborough United, scoring a record 52 goals in the latter's inaugural Football League season of 1960–61.[1] He then played for Coventry City and Notts County before joining Grantham in October 1964.

Coaching career[edit]

Although he retired from playing in April 1970, he continued to manage Grantham Town until 1978.

Death[edit]

Bly died on 24 September 2009, as a result of a heart attack.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "English League Leading Goalscorers 1889-2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-08-14. 
  2. ^ Michael Bailey, Norwich City legend Terry Bly dies Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved on 25 September 2009.

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