Tom Fenoughty (footballer, born 1941)

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Thomas Fenoughty (born 7 June 1941) was a professional footballer with Sheffield United and Chesterfield from 1964 to 1973, before returning to his career as a pharmaceutical chemist.

Football career[edit]

Tom Fenoughty was signed by Sheffield United from non-league Sheffield F.C. in 1964. He made 49 appearances, scoring 4 goals, before moving to Chesterfield F.C. in 1969. He made 101 appearances (15 goals) for Chesterfield mostly in midfield.

In 1972, he retired from the full-time game, and returned to his career as a pharmaceutical chemist (he is a graduate of Manchester University) while playing part-time for Matlock Town F.C.. He played for Matlock for five years, scoring one of their four goals in their 1975 FA Trophy victory at Wembley, and was then their manager for four years.

Career outside football[edit]

He is currently the northern regional manager for a pharmaceutical company.

Family[edit]

His brothers Mick and Nick both had spells with Chesterfield F.C., and his father (also named Tom) played for York City.[1]

His son Mark Fenoughty[2] is currently Chief Operating Officer at Sheffield United.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chesterfield F.C. Official site, retrieved 5 December 2006
  2. ^ Sheffield United F.C. Official site, retrieved 5 December 2006
  3. ^ Sheffield United F.C. Official site, retrieved 5 December 2006

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