David Harney

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David Harney
Personal information
Full name David Harney[1]
Date of birth (1947-03-02)2 March 1947
Place of birth Jarrow, England
Date of death April 2019 (2019-05) (aged 72)[2]
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Cleadon Juniors
Sunderland
1962–1964 Grimsby Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1967 Grimsby Town 60 (10)
1967–1969 Scunthorpe United 52 (8)
1969 Brentford 1 (0)
1973–1976 Wimbledon 40 (9)
Bromley
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Harney (2 March 1947 – April 2019) was an English professional football forward who played in the Football League for Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United and Brentford.

Career[edit]

A forward, Harney began his career with Grimsby Town and moved to Third Division club Scunthorpe United in July 1967.[1] Injuries plagued his career at the Old Showground and he joined Fourth Division club Brentford on trial in October 1969, but was not offered a contract and made just one appearance.[3] Harney finished his career in non-league football with Wimbledon and Bromley.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brentford 1969–70[4] Fourth Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "David Harney". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Moody, James. "In Memoriam: David Harney". www.scunthorpe-united.co.uk. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. ^ Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920–2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 160. ISBN 978-0955294914.
  4. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 390. ISBN 0951526200.