John Galley

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John Galley
Personal information
Full name John Edward Galley
Date of birth (1944-05-07) 7 May 1944 (age 73)
Place of birth Clowne, England
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1959–1961 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers 5 (2)
1964–1967 Rotherham United 108 (46)
1967–1972 Bristol City 172 (84)
1972–1974 Nottingham Forest 37 (6)
1974 Peterborough United (loan) 7 (1)
1974–1977 Hereford United 80 (10)
Telford United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Edward Galley (born 7 May 1944 in Clowne, Derbyshire) is an English former footballer who scored 149 goals from 409 games in the Football League playing as a striker for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Rotherham United, Bristol City, Nottingham Forest, Peterborough United and Hereford United during the 1960s and 1970s. He was part of the Hereford United side that won the Third Division title in 1976. After 14 seasons in the Football League, he dropped down into non-league football to play for Telford United.[1]

Galley's older brothers Gordon and Maurice Galley also played in the Football League.[2][3]


  1. ^ "John Galley". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 15 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Claimed the left half position as his very own". Loughborough Echo. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2015 – via Highbeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "Gordon Galley"  and "Maurice Galley". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 

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