Terry Bly

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Terry Bly
Personal information
Full name Terence Geoffrey Bly
Date of birth (1935-10-22)22 October 1935
Place of birth Fincham, England
Date of death 24 September 2009(2009-09-24) (aged 73)
Place of death Grantham, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bury Town ? (?)
1956–1960 Norwich City 57 (31)
1960–1962 Peterborough United 88 (81)
1962–1963 Coventry City 32 (25)
1963–1964 Notts County 29 (4)
1964–1970 Grantham 199 (125)
Teams managed
1970–1978 Grantham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Terence Geoffrey Bly (22 October 1935 – 24 September 2009) was an English football striker.


He was renowned for his goalscoring prowess, most notably for Norwich City and Peterborough United, scoring a record 54 goals in the latter's inaugural Football League season of 1960–61.[1] He then played for Coventry City and Notts County before joining Grantham in October 1964.

Coaching career[edit]

Although he retired from playing in April 1970, he continued to manage Grantham Town until 1978.


Bly died on 24 September 2009, as a result of a heart attack.[2]


  1. ^ "English League Leading Goalscorers 1889-2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-08-14. 
  2. ^ Michael Bailey, Norwich City legend Terry Bly dies Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved on 25 September 2009.

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