Peter Doherty

Football, Football player

1913 – 1990

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Who was Peter Doherty?

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. At the same time he managed Northern Ireland, leading them to their most successful achievement reaching the quarter finals of the World Cup in 1958. He was in the first group of 22 players to be inducted into the English Football Players Hall of Fame.

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Born
Jun 5, 1913
Magherafelt
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Lived in
  • Magherafelt
Died
Apr 6, 1990
Poulton-le-Fylde

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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