Glyn Riley

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Glyn Riley
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-07-24) 24 July 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Barnsley, England
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1982 Barnsley 131 (16)
1980 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 8 (2)
1982–1987 Bristol City 199 (61)
1987 Torquay United (loan) 6 (1)
1987–1989 Aldershot 58 (5)
Bath City
Total 402 (85)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Glyn Riley (born 24 July 1958) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker.


Born in Barnsley, Riley played for Barnsley, Doncaster Rovers, Bristol City, Torquay United, Aldershot and Bath City.[1] Riley's effervescent playing style made him a popular figure amongst fans. His cult status was cemented in 1986 when Bristol City played at Wembley for the first time in their history. Riley scored two goals as Bristol City beat Bolton Wanderers 3-0 in the Football League Trophy final.[2]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
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