List of Coventry City F.C. players

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This is a list of notable footballers who have played for Coventry City F.C. Generally, this means players that have played 100 or more first-class matches for the club. Other players who have played an important role for the club can be included, but the reason for their notability should be stated in the 'Notes' column.

For a list of all Coventry City players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Coventry City F.C. players, and for the current squad see the main Coventry City F.C. article.

Explanation of List[edit]

Players should be listed in chronological order according to the year in which they first played for the club, and then by alphabetical order of their surname. Appearances and goals should include substitute appearances, but exclude wartime matches. Further information on competitions/seasons which are regarded as eligible for appearance stats are provided below, and if a player's data is not available for any of these competitions an appropriate note should be added to the table.

League appearances[edit]

League appearances and goals should include data for the following league spells, but should not include play-off matches:

Total appearances[edit]

The figures for total appearances and goals should include the League figures together with the following competitions:

List of players[edit]

Correct as of match on 28 May 2018.

  Coventry City F.C. Hall of Fame inductee[1][2]

Nat Name Position Coventry career League
apps
League
goals
Total
apps
Total
goals
References
England Fred Chaplin MF 1907–1912 127 1 149 2 [3]
England Harold Parkes FW 1907–1914 161 35 171 38 [4]
Northern Ireland Harold Redmond Buckle FW 1908–1911 113 43 126 46 [5]
England Dick Barnacle DF 1908–1915 129 1 139 1 [6]
Wales Bob Evans GK 1909–1913 127 0 139 0 [7]
Scotland Jimmy Dougall FW 1919–1926 226 14 236 14 [8]
England Jeremiah Best GK 1920–1926 224 0 235 0 [9]
England Frederick Herbert FW 1922–1929 188 82 199 85 [10]
England William Lake FW 1928–1939 226 113 245 123 [11]
Wales Jimmy Baker MF 1929–1932, 1933–1935 182 11 196 15 [12]
England Clarrie Bourton FW 1931–1937 228 173 241 182 [13]
Scotland Jock Lauderdale FW 1931–1937 171 60 182 63 [14]
England George Mason DF 1931–1952 330 7 350 9 [15]
England Billy Frith MF 1932–1939, 1946–1947 163 4 171 4 [16]
Wales Leslie Jones FW 1934–1937 139 69 145 73 [17]
England Alf Wood GK 1935–1951, 1955–1959 234 0 246 0
England Jack Astley DF 1936–1939 140 0 145 0 [18]
England Ted Roberts FW 1936–1952 211 85 222 87 [19]
England Harry Barratt DF 1937–1952 169 12 177 13 [20]
England Dick Mason DF 1946–1954 252 1 262 1 [21]
England Peter Murphy FW 1946–1950 113 36 118 36 [22]
Republic of Ireland Norman Lockhart FW 1947–1952 181 41 188 44 [23]
England Peter Hill FW 1948–1962 285 75 303 78 [24]
England Reg Matthews GK 1950–1956 111 0 116 0
England Roy Kirk DF 1951–1960 330 6 345 7 [25]
England John Austin DF 1952–1963 302 2 313 2 [26]
England George Curtis DF 1955–1969 487 11 538 13 [27]
England Frank Kletzenbauer DF 1956–1964 122 3 132 3 [28][29]
England Brian Hill DF 1957–1971 246 12 284 13 [30]
England Ray Straw FW 1957–1961 143 79 152 85 [31]
England Mick Kearns DF 1957–1968 344 14 382 16 [32]
South Africa Arthur Lightening GK 1958–1963 153 0 163 0 [33]
England Ron Farmer MF 1958–1968 281 47 311 52 [34]
Germany Dietmar Bruck DF 1961–1970 189 7 217 8 [35]
England George Hudson FW 1962–1966 113 62 129 75 [36]
England Ken Hale FW 1962–1966 99 27 111 33 [37]
Wales Ronnie Rees MF 1962–1968 230 42 262 52
England Ernie Machin MF 1963–1972 257 33 289 39
Northern Ireland Dave Clements MF 1964–1971 230 26 257 29 [38]
England Bill Glazier GK 1964–1975 346 0 395 0
Scotland Ian Gibson MF 1966–1970 93 13 101 14
England Mick Coop DF 1966–1981 425 18 492 22 [39]
Scotland Willie Carr MF 1967–1975 252 33 280 36
Scotland Neil Martin FW 1968–1971 106 40 122 45 [40]
England Jeff Blockley DF 1968–1972 146 6 161 8 [41]
England Ernie Hunt FW 1968–1973 146 45 166 51
England Dennis Mortimer MF 1969–1975 193 10 215 10 [42]
Scotland Brian Alderson MF 1970–1975 127 29 153 41 [43]
England Wilf Smith DF 1970–1975 135 1 153 2 [44]
Republic of Ireland Jimmy Holmes DF 1970–1977 128 6 150 6 [45]
England Mick Ferguson FW 1971–1981, 1984 134 54 141 57
Scotland Tommy Hutchison MF 1972–1981 314 24 355 30
Scotland Jim Blyth GK 1972–1982 151 0 174 0 [46]
England David Cross FW 1973–1976 103 32 118 38 [47]
Scotland Bobby McDonald DF 1976–1981 161 14 180 15 [48]
Wales Terry Yorath MF 1976–1979 99 3 108 3 [49]
England Les Sealey GK 1976–1983, 1992 160 0 179 0 [50]
Scotland Ian Wallace FW 1976–1980 130 58 138 60
England Garry Thompson FW 1977–1983 134 38 159 49 [51]
Scotland Jim Holton DF 1977–1981 91 0 100 1 [52]
Scotland Andy Blair MF 1978–1981 93 6 112 9 [53]
England Stephen Hunt MF 1978–1984 185 27 215 34 [54]
England Paul Dyson DF 1978–1983 140 5 165 5 [55]
Scotland Gary Gillespie DF 1978–1983, 1994–1997 175 6 205 6
England Mark Hateley FW 1978–1983 93 25 113 34
England Danny Thomas DF 1979–1983 98 4 123 6
Republic of Ireland Gerry Daly MF 1980–1984 84 19 101 22 [56]
England Lloyd McGrath MF 1982–1994 214 4 253 5 [57]
England Micky Gynn MF 1983–1993 241 32 285 43 [58]
England Dave Bennett MF 1983–1989 172 25 201 33 [59]
England Terry Gibson FW 1983–1986 98 43 113 52
England Trevor Peake DF 1983–1991 278 6 336 7
England Brian Kilcline DF 1984–1991 173 28 218 35
England Steve Ogrizovic GK 1984–2000 507 1 601 1 [12][60]
England Cyrille Regis FW 1984–1991 238 47 283 62
England Greg Downs DF 1985–1990 146 4 175 7 [61]
England Brian Borrows DF 1985–1997 409 11 477 13
Wales David Phillips MF 1986–1989 100 8 117 9
England David Smith MF 1986–1993 154 18 177 18
Scotland David Speedie FW 1987–1991 122 31 141 34 [62]
Scotland Kevin Gallacher FW 1990–1993 100 28 115 35
England Peter Atherton DF 1991–1994 114 0 120 0 [63]
England Sean Flynn MF 1991–1995 97 9 105 10
Zimbabwe Peter Ndlovu FW 1991–1997 176 39 196 43
England Dion Dublin FW 1994–1998 145 61 170 72 [64][65]
England Marcus Hall DF 1994–2002, 2005–2010 270 2 308 4
England David Burrows DF 1995–2000 111 0 130 0
England Richard Shaw DF 1995–2006 317 1 362 1 [66][67]
Scotland Paul Telfer MF 1995–2001 191 6 227 12
England Noel Whelan FW 1995–2000 133 31 155 39
England Paul Williams DF 1995–2001 169 5 199 6
England Darren Huckerby FW 1996–1999 94 28 109 34
Scotland Gary McAllister MF 1996–2000, 2002–2004 174 30 200 38 [68]
Republic of Ireland Gary Breen DF 1997–2002 146 2 171 2
Sweden Magnus Hedman GK 1997–2002 134 0 151 0
England Gary McSheffrey FW 1998–2006, 2010–2013 247 61 281 72 [69]
Morocco Youssef Chippo MF 1999–2003 122 6 132 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina Muhamed Konjić DF 1999–2004 138 4 155 4
Nigeria Dele Adebola FW 2003–2008 163 31 182 36
Republic of Ireland Michael Doyle MF 2003–2011, 2017– 311[A] 25 356[A] 28
England Andy Morrell FW 2003–2006 98 17 111 19
England Isaac Osbourne MF 2003–2011 122 0 135 0
England Andrew Whing DF 2003–2007 106 2 119 2
England Stephen Hughes MF 2004–2008 133 6 144 8
Republic of Ireland Jay Tabb MF 2006–2009 95 11 104 12 [12]
England Elliott Ward DF 2006–2010 116 14 126 16
Republic of Ireland Leon Best FW 2007–2010 92 19 104 23
Wales Freddy Eastwood FW 2008–2012 113 17 124 18
Iceland Aron Gunnarsson MF 2008–2011 122 6 133 7
Republic of Ireland Clinton Morrison FW 2008–2010 91 21 101 23
Republic of Ireland Keiren Westwood GK 2008–2011 131 0 138 0
England Jordan Clarke DF 2008–2015 125 4 144 4 [70]
England Martin Cranie DF 2009–2012 114 1 120 1
England Richard Wood DF 2009–2013 117 8 134 9
Northern Ireland Sammy Clingan MF 2009–2012 98 7 100 7
England Carl Baker MF 2010–2014, 2018 160 21 182 28
England Cyrus Christie DF 2010–2014 102 3 119 4
England Conor Thomas MF 2010–2016 99 1 116 1
Republic of Ireland Joe Murphy GK 2011–2014 137 0 156 0
Scotland John Fleck MF 2012–2016 162 8 182 8
England Jordan Willis DF 2011– 143[A] 4 169[A] 7
England Lee Burge GK 2011– 103[A] 0 119[A] 0

Footnotes[edit]

A. ^ Including 3 appearances each in English Football League play-offs matches.

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