12 December 2006

Phil Gray

A combative centre-forward, Tippy Gray remained a useful squad player for Northern Ireland, even if injuries prevented him from living up to his full potential...

Name: Philip Gray
Born: 2 October 1968, Belfast
Height: 5.10 ft
Weight: 12.09 st
Position: Forward
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Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 26 Full Caps/6 Goals (1992-2001), 1 Under-23 Cap (1990), 2 Under-18 Caps/1 Goal, 1 Under-16 Cap, 5 Under-15 Caps/4 Goals, 5 Schoolboy Caps (1984).
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Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Other
Ballyclare Comrades
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Youth
-
(Irish League 'B' Division)
Tottenham H.
86/87-90/91
-86
Youth
4 (5)/ 0
0(1)/0
-
-
Barnsley
89/90
Jan-90
Loan
3 (0)/ 0
1(0)/0
-
-
Fulham
90/91
Nov-90
Loan
3 (0)/ 0
-
-
2(0)/1
Luton Town
91/92-92/93
Aug-91
£275k
54 (5)/22
2(0)/1
4(0)/3
2(0)/0
Sunderland
93/94-95/96
Jul-93
£800k
108 (7)/34
8(0)/3
9(0)/4
2(0)/0
AS Nancy
96/97
May-96
Free
15 (1)/ 4
(France)
Fortuna Sittard
96/97-97/98
-
-
12 (0)/ 1
(Netherlands)
Luton Town
97/98-99/00
Sep-97
£400k
74 (7)/21
3(0)/3
9(0)/3
0(1)/0
Burnley
00/01
Jul-00
Free
5 (0)/ 1
-
2(1)/0
-
Oxford United
00/01-01/02
Nov-00
Free
35 (9)/11
2(0)/2
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
Boston United
01/02
Oct-01
Loan
3 (0)/ 0
(Football Conference)
Chelmsford City
02/03
Jul-02
Free
-
(Southern League)
Stevenage Boro'
02/03
Jan-03
Loan
0 (2)/ 0
(Football Conference)
Maidenhead Utd
03/04-04/05
-
Free
-
(Isthmian League/Conference South)
Stotfold
-
-
Free
-
(United Counties League)
TOTALS
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£1,475k
316(36)/94
16(1)/9
25(1)/10
7(1)/1
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Summary:
Competition
St(Sb)/Gls
Football League
286(33)/ 89
FA Cup
16 (1)/  9
Football League Cup
25 (1)/ 10
French League
15 (1)/  4
Dutch League
12 (0)/  1
Football Conference
3 (2)/  0
Anglo-Italian Cup
4 (0)/  0
Football League Trophy
3 (1)/  1
TOTALS
364(39)/114

Biography:
To follow.

Wikipedia Article
SAFC

Northern Ireland Cap Details:
18-11-1992 Denmark....... H L 0-1 WCQ sub
17-02-1993 Albania....... A W 2-1 WCQ
31-03-1993 Rep of Ireland A L 0-3 WCQ
28-04-1993 Spain......... A L 1-3 WCQ
08-09-1993 Latvia........ H W 2-0 WCQ 1 Goal
13-10-1993 Denmark....... A L 0-1 WCQ
17-11-1993 Rep of Ireland H D 1-1 WCQ
23-03-1994 Romania....... H W 2-0 FR. 1 Goal
20-04-1994 Liechtenstein. H W 4-1 ECQ sub
07-09-1994 Portugal...... H L 1-2 ECQ
12-10-1994 Austria....... A W 2-1 ECQ 1 Goal
16-11-1994 Rep of Ireland H L 0-4 ECQ
22-05-1995 Canada........ A L 0-2 FR
25-05-1995 Chile......... N L 1-2 FR. sub
03-09-1995 Portugal...... A D 1-1 ECQ sub
11-10-1995 Liechtenstein. A W 4-0 ECQ 1 Goal
15-11-1995 Austria....... H W 5-3 ECQ 1 Goal
31-08-1996 Ukraine....... H L 0-1 WCQ
05-10-1996 Armenia....... H D 1-1 WCQ
09-11-1996 Germany....... A D 1-1 WCQ sub
18-11-1998 Moldova....... H D 2-2 ECQ sub
02-09-2000 Malta......... H W 1-0 WCQ sub 1 Goal
07-10-2000 Denmark....... H D 1-1 WCQ sub
11-10-2000 Iceland....... A L 0-1 WCQ sub
28-02-2001 Norway........ H L 0-4 FR. sub
24-03-2001 Czech Republic H L 0-1 WCQ sub

Summary: 15(11)/6. Won 8, Drew 6, Lost 12.


Northern Ireland Under-23 Cap Details:
15-05-1990 Rep of Ireland H L 2-3 FR

Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.

Photo courtesy of greenandwhitearmy.net (taken after 1-1 draw in Nuremburg, 9/11/1996)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Gray’s debut for Sunderland was delayed after he was involved in a car crash near Roker Park. His head crashing through the windscreen. He nearly lost his left eye.

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