John Murray (English footballer)

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John Murray
Personal information
Full name John Murray[1]
Date of birth (1948-03-02) 2 March 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1970 Burnley 22 (6)
1970–1971 Blackpool 9 (1)
1971–1974 Bury 126 (37)
1974–1978 Reading 131 (44)
1978 Brentford 5 (1)
Teams managed
1982–1984 Newbury Town
Wallington
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Murray (born 2 March 1948) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a Winger in the Football League, most notably for Reading and Bury.[1] He later served as youth team manager at Northampton Town.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Burnley 1966–67[3] First Division 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1968–69[3] 13 5 0 0 5 4 18 9
1969–70[3] 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
Total 22 6 0 0 5 4 27 10
Brentford 1977–78[4] Fourth Division 5 1 5 1
Career total 27 7 0 0 5 4 32 11

Honours[edit]

As a manager[edit]

Newbury Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Barry Hugman's Footballers - John Murray". hugmansfootballers.com. Retrieved 2016-11-08. 
  2. ^ Croxford, Mark; Lane, David; Waterman, Greville (2011). The Big Brentford Book of the Seventies. Sunbury, Middlesex: Legends Publishing. p. 288. ISBN 978-1906796709. 
  3. ^ a b c LTD, Digital Sports Group. "JOHN MURRAY - Clarets Mad". www.clarets-mad.co.uk. Retrieved 16 January 2017. 
  4. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 394. ISBN 0951526200. 
  5. ^ Hodgkins, Leila. "Newbury | Clubs | The Non-League Club Directory". www.non-leagueclubdirectory.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-08.