Eddy Donaghy

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Eddy Donaghy
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Personal information
Full name Edward Donaghy
Date of birth 8 January 1900
Place of birth Grangetown, England
Playing position Left half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Grangetown
1922–1923 Middlesbrough 0 (0)
1923–1926 Bradford City 13 (0)
1926–1927 Derby County 6 (0)
1927–1928 Gillingham 4 (0)
Cannes
Total 23 (0)
Teams managed
1931–1935 Feyenoord
1936–1937 KFC (Koog aan de Zaan)
1947–1950 Velocitas (Groningen)
1950–1952 SV Juliana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edward Donaghy, known as Eddy Donaghy or Ted Donaghy (born 8 January 1900) was an English association football player and coach.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Grangetown, Donaghy played for the area's local club before playing with Football League teams Middlesbrough, Bradford City, Derby County and Gillingham.[1]

Donaghy, a left half, made a total of 13 appearances in the Football League for Bradford City between May 1923 and May 1926.[2][3]

He left Gillingham in 1928 to play in France,[4] where he played for Cannes alongside fellow Englishman Stan Hillier.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

Donaghy coached Dutch side Feyenoord between 1931 and 1935, winning two league titles.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Eddy studied in St Mary's College[7]. His brothers John and Peter were also professional players.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Soccerdata. p. 76. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. p. 381. ISBN 0-907969-38-0. 
  3. ^ Frost, p. 395
  4. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 16. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  5. ^ "THE FRENCH MENACE; THE MIGRATION OF BRITISH PLAYERS TO FRANCE IN THE 1930s" (PDF) (18). Soccer History. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "DE TRAINERS - WONDERELIXER" (in Dutch). Feyenoord.nl. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Mr. Donaghy, trainer van SV Juliana.". Limburgs Dagblad. 14 October 1950. Retrieved 2 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "Past local players of note". CommuniGate. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014.