|Full name||Peter Dermot Doherty|
|Date of birth||June 5, 1913|
|Place of birth||Magherafelt, Ireland|
|Date of death||April 6, 1990 (aged 76)|
|Place of death||Blackpool, England|
|Height||5. Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Magherafelt ( is a Town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) Blackpool (/ˈblækˌpul is a seaside town in Lancashire, England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland 10 ft|
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Peter Dermot Doherty (June 5, 1913 — April 6, 1990) was a Northern Irish professional football player and manager. Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a Country within the United Kingdom, lying in the northeast of Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered
Born in Magherafelt, County Londonderry, Doherty began his career with Glentoran in the Irish League before joining Blackpool in 1933/34 at the age of 19. Magherafelt ( is a Town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Glentoran FC is a Northern Irish football club playing in East Belfast. Blackpool Football Club are an English football club founded in 1887 and located in the Lancashire seaside town of Blackpool. He scored 29 goals in 89 appearances over three seasons. He joined Manchester City in 1936, for whose services the Manchester team paid a then-club record of £10,000. TalkManchester City FC before changing verbs to singular --> Manchester City Football Club is an English professional football club Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. He scored 81 goals in 133 appearances during his time at Maine Road. This article is about the stadium for the football club see Maine Road F
During the Second World War years of 1939-1945, Doherty served in the RAF. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including At the conclusion of the war, he transferred to Derby County. Derby County Football Club is a professional football club based at Pride Park Stadium in Derby England. He also went on to play for Huddersfield Town. Huddersfield Town Football Club is an English football club formed in 1908 and based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
A tall (for that time) and naturally gifted talent, Doherty was capable of producing a powerful shot from his left foot. He was also very fast and tricky to play against, with great stamina. As well as his natural talents, he was also a tenacious charcacter, who could not be dismayed. He is regarded by many who saw him play, as Northern Ireland's finest ever Inside Forward. Strikers, also known as forwards and attackers, are the players on a team in Association football (soccer in the row nearest to the opposing
He made his final move to Doncaster in 1949, where he assumed the role of player-manager. Doncaster Rovers Football Club (or informally Donny) are an English football club based at the Keepmoat Stadium in the town of Doncaster He later became manager of Northern Ireland (1951-1962), for whom he had sixteen caps as a player. The Northern Ireland national football team represents Northern Ireland in international football. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January Year 1962 ( MCMLXII) was a Common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. He led the country to the 1958 World Cup Finals. The 1958 FIFA World Cup, the sixth staging of the World Cup was hosted by Sweden from June 8 to June 29. He also managed Bristol City. Bristol City Football Club is one of two football league clubs in Bristol England, (the other being arch rivals Bristol Rovers) Later life saw him become a scout for Liverpool Football Club, helping to unearth such talents as Kevin Keegan. Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Joseph Kevin Keegan, OBE (born 14 February 1951 is a former footballer, and former England national team coach who has been manager of various
Doherty won a league championship medal with Manchester City in 1937 and a cup winner's medal with Derby in the 1946 FA Cup Final. Year 1937 ( MCMXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The 1946 FA Cup Final, the first since the start of the Second World War, was contested by Derby County and Charlton Athletic at Wembley. His performances earned him the nickname Peter 'the Great' Doherty. He was regarded by the legendary Joe Mercer as the greatest player who ever lived. Joseph 'Joe' Mercer, OBE ( 9 August 1914 - 9 August 1990) was an English football player and manager
He was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2002. The Hall of Fame is housed at The National Football Museum in Preston, England. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Doherty died in Blackpool in 1990 at the age of 76. Blackpool (/ˈblækˌpul is a seaside town in Lancashire, England.
There is a plaque to mark his birthplace in Magherafelt, it can be found at what is now a local barber's shop. A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, is a plate of metal ceramic stone wood or other material typically attached to a wall stone or other vertical surface and bearing Magherafelt ( is a Town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.