Peter McConnell (footballer)

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Peter McConnell
Personal information
Full name Peter McConnell
Date of birth (1937-03-03) 3 March 1937 (age 79)
Place of birth Reddish, England
Playing position Wing-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1962 Leeds United 48 (4)
1962–1969 Carlisle United
1969–1971 Bradford City 79 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Peter McConnell (born 3 March 1937) is an English former professional footballer who played as an attacking wing-half for Leeds United, Carlisle United and Bradford City.

Playing career[edit]

McConnell was born in Reddish, Cheshire, England. He began his footballing career as a teenager at Leeds United. He made his first team debut during the 1958–59 season in a declining side that was to be relegated to the Second Division at the end of the 1959–60 season. He did not become a regular in the side until the 1961–62 when Leeds were fighting relegation to the Third Division. He was released by manager Don Revie the following season and joined Carlisle United where he made 273 appearances, scoring 27 goals, and won a Third Division Championship medal, in seven seasons. He joined Bradford City in 1969 for who he made a further 79 appearances in two seasons.

Playing statistics[edit]

Club League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps (goals) Apps (goals) Apps (goals) Apps (goals)
Leeds United 48 (4) 2 (0) 3 (1) 53 (5)
Carlisle United 273 (27)
Bradford City 79 (0) 89 (0)

References[edit]

  • Mourant, Andrew (1992). Leeds United: Player by Player. Guinness Publishing Ltd. p. 15. ISBN 0-85112-568-9.