Pat McMahon

Football, Football player

1945 –

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Who is Pat McMahon?

Pat McMahon is a former Scottish footballer who is best known for the time he spent with Aston Villa and Celtic.

McMahon began his football career at local Scottish team Kilsyth Rangers. While with Kilsyth Rangers, he wrote to Celtic, asking for trials. He moved to London, working for the GPO. In April 1967, Kilsyth Rangers sent him a telegram asking him to play for them in the Scottish Junior Cup final as last minute replacement for an injured player. He performed splendidly, and they won the cup. Celtic responded promptly and signed him. He spent only two seasons at Celtic Park, and could only manage three outings, resulting in two goals.

In July 1969, Aston Villa manager Tommy Docherty signed him on a free transfer, pipping Dunfermline for his signature. McMahon was in Aston Villa's 1971 Football League Cup Final team and gained a Third Division Championship medal in 1972. He left Villa in March 1976 to join goalkeeper teammate Jimmy Cumbes in the NASL.

McMahon still works in USA in the aluminum industry.

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Born
Sep 19, 1945
Nationality
  • Scotland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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