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Mike O'Grady

Position Right winger
Born 11 Oct 1942, Leeds (England)
Height 176 cm
Weight 70 kg
International Caps England: 2 full

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Huddersfield Town 01 Oct 1959 11 Oct 1965 160 26 £30000
Leeds United 11 Oct 1965 22 Sep 1969 121 17 £80000
Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 Sep 1969 01 Nov 1972 33 5  
Birmingham City 01 Feb 1972   3 0 on loan
Rotherham United 01 Nov 1972 01 Jun 1974 24 2  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1965 - 1966 294 1  0  71 0 
1966 - 1967 141 21 2  4  0 
1967 - 1968 6  1  0  1  0 
1968 - 1969 388 1  3  71 0 
1969 - 1970 3(1)  0  0  11 0 
Total 90(1)13 51 5  203 0 

Jabba's Comments

Leeds-born winger that slipped through the net to join Huddersfield after representing Leeds Schools. O'Grady had a very successful time at Leeds Road, winning his first England cap against Northern Ireland in 1962: he scored two goals but had to wait six years before finally getting his second (and last) cap against France (he scored in that game as well). He also picked up 3 U-23 caps and played in a Football League representative side. In his 5 years at Leeds, he found himself in and out of the team - partly due to inconsistent form and partly due to injuries - and it was only really the 1968-69 season that he found himself a regular place. Even then, the emergence of Eddie Gray on the left and Peter Lorimer on the right looked to be limiting his prospects for the future. A move away from Elland Road to Wolves, Birmingham and Rotherham saw his injury problems follow him and he retired from the game in 1974.

John Randall says: Played for Town,as you show above.In early 1965 (I could have sworn it was '66!) he scored a brilliant goal, coming in from the left and stiking a right foot drive into the roof of the net fromoutside the penalty area.Great,unrealised potential. Happy days. Hope he is hale & hearty. Great web-site



 

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