Richard McGough

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Richard McGough
Personal information
Full name Richard McGough[1]
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Carlisle, England
Date of death 18 April 1917 (aged 24–25)[2]
Place of death Pas-de-Calais, France[2]
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Carlisle United
1914–1915 Newcastle United 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Richard McGough (1892 – 18 April 1917) was an English professional football centre half who played in the Football League for Newcastle United.[1]

Personal life[edit]

McGough served in the Royal Garrison Artillery during the First World War and was an acting bombardier when he died of wounds in France on 18 April 1917.[3] He was buried in Feuchy British Cemetery.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Newcastle United 1914–15[4] First Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 2 0 0 0 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 187. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ a b c "CWGC – Casualty Details". www.cwgc.org. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Richard McGough | Service Record | Football and the First World War". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Richard McGough". 11v11.com. Retrieved 7 June 2017.