Peter Molloy (footballer born 1909)

Peter Molloy (footballer born 1909)

Peter Molloy
Personal information
Date of birth (1909-04-20)20 April 1909
Place of birth Rossendale, England
Date of death 16 February 1993(1993-02-16) (aged 83)
Place of death St Albans, England
Playing position Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1931 Accrington Stanley 0 (0)
1931–1933 Fulham 4 (0)
1933–1934 Bristol Rovers 6 (0)
1934–1935 Cardiff City 23 (0)
1935–1936 Queens Park Rangers 3 (0)
1936–1937 Stockport County 10 (0)
1937–1938 Carlisle United 33 (0)
1938–1939 Bradford City 25 (0)
1943 Watford (war guest) 1 (0)
Total 105 (0)
Teams managed
1947–1949 Galatasaray
1948–1949 Turkey
1949–1951 Fenerbahçe
1950 Turkey
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Molloy, also known as Pat Molloy[1][2] (20 April 1909 – 16 February 1993) was an English professional football player, manager and referee.

Club career

Born in Rossendale, Molloy played as a wing half in the Football League for Bristol Rovers during the 1933–34 season, making six appearances.[3]

He also played for Fulham, Cardiff City, Queens Park Rangers, Stockport County, Carlisle United and Bradford City.[4][5]

Molloy also made one guest appearance as a player for Watford during a wartime game against Aldershot on 2 January 1943.[6]

Coaching and management

Molloy managed Turkish club side Galatasaray between 1947 and 1949.[3][7] He later managed the Turkish national side in two spells,[3][8] before moving onto Fenerbahçe.[9] He returned to England in 1951, working as a trainer at Watford between 1951 and 1976. During this time he had a benefit match against rivals Luton in 1968 and a testimonial against Wolves in 1973.[10]

Refereeing

Molloy was also a noted referee in Turkey.[3]

References

  1. ^ Watford FC programme Watford v Walsall 3 May 1960. p 11.
  2. ^ "Watford v Walsall 59/60". Watford FC. 3 May 1960. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Euro 2008 Connections: Turkey". Bristol Rovers FC. 2 June 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Player profile". 11v11. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 187.  
  6. ^ Nicholas Ralph. "Watford 5 Aldershot 3". Blind Stupid and Desperate. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Roots". Galatasaray Overseas Fans. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  8. ^ "Turkey National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  9. ^ John Ashdown and Rob Smyth (22 October 2008). "The longest caretaker-manager stint". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  10. ^ Phillips, Oliver (1991). The Official Centenary History of Watford FC 1881–1991.