Peter Boyle (footballer, born 1951)

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Peter Boyle
Personal information
Full name Peter Boyle
Date of birth (1951-03-24)24 March 1951
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death c. 18 January 2013(2013-01-18) (aged 61)
Place of death Australia
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1977 Clyde 119 (32)
1977–1981 West Adelaide 83 (15)
1981–1982 Preston Makedonia
1983–1984 Green Gully
1985–1986 Fawkner
National team
1980 Australia 1 (0)
Teams managed
1985–1986 Fawkner
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Boyle (24 March 1951 – c. 18 January 2013), was a Scottish-born football striker and manager, who played for Australia at international level.


Boyle began his career with Scottish junior side Larkhall Thistle, before signing for Clyde in 1972. He netted 32 goals in 119 league appearances for the Shawfield club, before moving to Australia in 1977.[1]

In 1980, Boyle received a call up to the Australian national team. He got his only international cap in a friendly with Czechoslovakia in the same year.[2]


  1. ^ Neil Brown's League Database - Retrieved 7 January 2009
  2. ^ Australian Player Database - Retrieved 7 January 2009

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