Peter Grotier

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Peter Grotier
Personal information
Full name Peter Grotier
Date of birth (1950-10-18) 18 October 1950 (age 66)
Place of birth Stratford, London, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1966−1969 Clapton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969−1974 West Ham United 50 (0)
1974 Lincoln City (loan) 11 (0)
1974−1980 Lincoln City 252 (0)
1980 Cardiff City (loan) 8 (0)
1980−1985 Cardiff City 30 (0)
1985−1986 Grimsby Town 1 (0)
Teams managed
1985 Grimsby Town (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Peter Grotier (born 18 October 1950), is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1969 to 1986.


Born in Stratford, London, he played for West Ham United between 1969 and 1974, mostly as understudy to Bobby Ferguson. He also spent time on loan to Cardiff City and Lincoln City.

Grotier later became reserve-team coach at Grimsby Town, and made an appearance in an FA Cup game against Watford in 1986, at the age of 36. He had a spell as caretaker manager in 1985.


  • Hogg, Tony (2005). Who's Who of West Ham United. Profile Sports Media. p. 93. ISBN 1-903135-50-8.