Peter Carr (footballer)

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Peter Carr
Personal information
Full name Peter Carr[1]
Date of birth (1951-08-25) 25 August 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Bishop Middleham, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1973 Darlington 135 (1)
1973–1978 Carlisle United 204 (1)
1978 New England Tea Men 30 (0)
1978–1979 Motherwell 7 (0)
1979 New England Tea Men 29 (0)
1979–1980 Hartlepool United 22 (0)
1980 New England Tea Men 25 (0)
1981 Washington Diplomats 29 (1)
1981–1982 Cleveland Force (indoor) 14 (1)
1982 Georgia Generals
1983 Pennsylvania Stoners
1985 Greek American AA
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Carr (born 25 August 1951) is an English retired professional football defender. He spent four seasons in the North American Soccer League, at least one in the Major Indoor Soccer League and two in the American Soccer League.


Carr signed with Darlington F.C. when he was fifteen. He played for the New England Tea Men of the North American Soccer League each summer from 1979 to 1980. He became a free agent when the Tea Men moved to Jacksonville in 1981. He subsequently signed with the Washington Diplomats.[2] In the fall of 1981, he signed with the Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He played in only fourteen games and was released at the end of the season. In 1982, he moved to the Georgia Generals of the second division American Soccer League. In 1983, he played for the Pennsylvania Stoners. In 1985, he played for the Greek American AA in the Cosmopolitan Soccer League.[3]


  1. ^ "Peter Carr". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Mikkelsen, Carr Latest to Join New Diplomats Washington Post, The (DC) - Wednesday, 11 March 1981
  3. ^ U.S. SOCCER TEAM EARNS 2-1 VICTORY The Record (New Jersey) - Monday, 22 April 1985

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