Garry Watson

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Garry Watson
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-10-07) 7 October 1955 (age 61)
Place of birth Bradford, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
1970–1972 Bradford City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1984 Bradford City 263 (28)
1982 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 13 (0)
1984–1985 Halifax Town 21 (0)
Whitby Town
Total 297 (28)
Teams managed
Guiseley
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Garry Watson (born 7 October 1955) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a left back.

Career[edit]

Born in Bradford, Watson played for Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Halifax Town and Whitby Town.[1]

He signed for Bradford City in November 1970 after playing local amateur football.[2] He made a total of 293 appearances for the club, scoring 30 goals - 28 goals in 263 league appearances, no goals in 10 FA Cup appearances, and 2 goals in 20 League Cup appearances.[3] He signed on loan for Doncaster Rovers in October 1982,[4] and played for Halifax Town between July 1984 and May 1985.[5]

After a spell managing non-league club Guiseley, in October 2013 he was running a carpet fitting business in Eccleshill, Bradford.[6]

Sources[edit]

  • Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 0-907969-38-0. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Frost, p. 409
  3. ^ Frost, p. 389
  4. ^ "Profile". doncasterrovers.co.uk. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Profile". Shaymen Online. Archived from the original on 9 March 2007. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Where Are They Now: Bradford City 1981-82". Football League Paper. 17 October 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2016.