Peter Farmer (footballer)

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Peter Farmer
Personal information
Date of birth 26 October 1886
Place of birth Renton, Scotland
Date of death 4 September 1964(1964-09-04) (aged 77)
Place of death Hammersmith, England
Teams managed
Years Team
1923–1924 Marseille
1924–1926 Torino
1928 France
1933–1934 Racing Club de France

Peter Farmer (26 October 1886 – 4 September 1964) was a Scottish professional football manager active throughout Europe in the 1920s and 1930s.


Farmer coached French teams Marseille (1923–1924) and Racing Club de France (1933–1934).[1] He had a second spell at Marseille (1930-1931) and also coached Racing Club de France (1933–1934) and Stella Cherbourg.[2]

Farmer was also in charge of Italian side Torino between 1924 and 1926, coached the French national team at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[3] He was later a trainer at Celtic (1929-1930) and manager of Tunbridge Wells Rangers (1934).[2]


  1. ^ "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Scots in opposition: Peter Farmer and Victor Gibson". Scottish Sport History. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Top Ten English Exports to France". Les Rosbifs. 27 July 2010. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2010.