Eugene Melaniphy

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Eugene "Ted" Melaniphy[1]
Personal information
Full name Eugene Michael Joseph Patrick Melaniphy
Date of birth (1912-02-05)5 February 1912
Place of birth Westport, Ireland
Date of death 3 June 1991(1991-06-03) (aged 79)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? Redhill F.C. ?
? Finchley ?
1931?–1936? Plymouth Argyle 68 (33)
1936?–1938? Cardiff City 20 (8)
? Worcester City ?
1939 Northampton Town 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:17, 8 July 2009 (UTC).

Eugene "Ted" Michael Joseph Patrick Melaniphy (5 February 1912[1] – 3 June 1991) played as a footballer in the Football League in the 1930s. He was born in Westport, Ireland.

He made his debut for Plymouth Argyle in the 1931-32 season, and played his last game for them in 1935-36, playing a total of 68 Football League Second Division games for them, scoring 33 times. He scored a hat-trick for them on 7 October 1933.[2]

He joined Cardiff City for the 1936-37 season and played 20 league matches for them, scoring 8 goals.[1] After a short spell with Worcester City he joined Northampton Town for the 1939-40 season,[1] but the season was abandoned due to the war after only a few games.


  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Soccerdata. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Plymouth hat-tricks

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