Gerry Coyne

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Gerry Coyne
Personal information
Full name Gerard Aloysius Coyne[1]
Date of birth (1948-08-09) 9 August 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Hebburn, England
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1967 York City 2 (0)
1967–1968 South Shields
1968–1969 Gateshead
1969–1970 Scarborough
1970–1971 Gateshead
1971–1972 Berwick Rangers 8 (5)
1972–1973 Limerick
1972–1974 Cork Hibernians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gerard Aloysius "Gerry" Coyne (born 9 August 1948) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League as a centre forward for York City and in the Scottish Football League for Berwick Rangers. He also played non-league football for South Shields, Gateshead and Scarborough.[2]

He signed for Limerick F.C. for the 1972-73 League of Ireland season but after a few months he moved to Cork Hibernians in November 1972. The season ended with Hibs winning the FAI Cup after a replay which secured European football in the 1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup where they played FC Baník Ostrava. Coyne played in the home leg at Flower Lodge appearing as a substitute.



  1. ^ "Gerry Coyne". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Gerry Coyne". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 7 October 2009.