Eddie Edgar

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Eddie Edgar
Personal information
Full name Edward Edgar
Date of birth (1956-10-31) 31 October 1956 (age 59)
Place of birth Jarrow, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
0000-1974 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974-1976 Newcastle United 1 (0)
1976-1979 Hartlepool United 75 (0)
Teams managed
2008 London City

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Eddie Edgar (born 31 October 1956) is an English former professional football goalkeeper.


Edgar was born in Jarrow and most notably played professionally for Newcastle United, although he made only one appearance for the club in a 4-2 FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Derby County in 1976. He also played for Hartlepool United before moving to North America where he continued to play professionally. He now resides in Kitchener, Ontario.

Personal life[edit]

His son David is also a professional footballer who plays as a central defender.

Managerial career[edit]

University of Waterloo[edit]

Edgar coached the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, ON and laid the seeds for a program that would eventually reach its first national championship tournament (a year after Edgar left the team).

London City[edit]

Edgar was signed as the manager of London City of the Canadian Soccer League to replace cancer fighting Harry Gauss, but was sacked on 6 June 2008 after a string of poor performances.[1]