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Peter Doherty

Footballer + Football Manager
Male
Born Jun 5, 1913
Hometown Magherafelt
Died Apr 6, 1990
Death Place Poulton-le-Fylde
Team Coleraine Footbal...
Position Inside left

Peter Dermot Doherty was a Northern Ireland international footballer and manager who played for several clubs, including Manchester City and Doncaster Rovers. An inside left, he was one of the top players of his time, winning a league title with Manchester City, an F.A. Cup final with Derby County in which he scored, and gained 16 caps for Ireland. His later career saw him as the central figure as player and manager during Doncaster Rovers most successful era.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1913 Birth Born on June 5, 1913.

TWENTIES

1936 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He joined Manchester City on 19 February 1936 for a then-club-record of £10,000. … Read More
1937 24 Years Old Doherty won a league championship medal with Manchester City in 1937 and a cup winner's medal with Derby in the 1946 FA Cup Final. … Read More

THIRTIES

1945 32 Years Old …  During a guest appearance for Port Vale in 1945, he famously went to take a penalty but instead of shooting he laid it off to a team mate who did score. … Read More
1949 36 Years Old He made his final move to Doncaster in 1949, where he assumed the role of player-manager. … Read More

FORTIES

1958 45 Years Old He led the country to the 1958 World Cup, reaching the quarter finals. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1990 77 Years Old Following his death in 1990, there is a plaque to mark his birthplace in Magherafelt. … Read More
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