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Chris McGrath (footballer)

Chris McGrath
Personal information
Full nameChristopher Roland McGrath
Date of birth (1954-11-29) 29 November 1954 (age 59)
Place of birthBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing positionWinger
Senior career*
1972–1975Tottenham Hotspur38(5)
1975–1976Millwall (loan)15(3)
1976–1981Manchester United28(1)
1981–1982Tulsa Roughnecks44(3)
1982-1985South China
National team
1974–1979Northern Ireland21(4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Christopher Roland "Chris" McGrath (born 29 November 1954 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a former footballer. He played as a winger for Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall, Manchester United and Tulsa Roughnecks, and as an international for Northern Ireland.[1]

Football career

He joined Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice in January 1972. Making his first class debut in 1973 and going on to make 46 appearances in all competitions including nine as substitute and scoring ten goals. McGrath featured in both legs of 1974 UEFA Cup Final and collected a runner's up medal. In 1975 he joined Millwall in a loan deal where he made 15 appearances and scoring on 3 occasions. He transferred to Manchester United for £30,000 in October 1976 where he made 38 appearances and scoring once. McGrath left the club in February 1981 to join Tulsa Roughnecks in the NASL where he played to 1982.[2]


Tottenham Hotspur

International career

McGrath represented Northern Ireland 21 times and scoring on four occasions.

His first international appearance was against Scotland on 11 May 1974, his last versus England on 19 May 1979.[3]

External links

  • Fact -file
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players
  • Biography


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