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Phil Boyer

Norwich City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
100% successful

1976

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Philip John Boyer
Born 25 January 1949 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, March 1949].
Attended Musters Road School, Nottingham.
Married to Sonia P.R. Talbot [registered in Basford, Nottinghamshire, June 1969].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 2lbs [1976].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football until he joined Derby County FC as an apprentice in Augsut 1965. He turned professional in November 1966. Without making any league appearances, Brian Clough allowed him to join York City FC in July 1968 for £3500. His 109 league appearances and 27 goals was noticed enough for John Bond's Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic FC to pay £20,000 for him in December 1970, he scored 46 goals in 140 league outings. Norwich City FC then broke their transfer record fee paid when John Bond again signed Boyer for £145,000 in February 1974. He returned 34 goals in 166 league appearances. Southampton FC signed him in August 1977 for £125,000. After 49 goals in 138 league appearances, Manchester City FC then paid £220,000 for Boyer in November 1980, because of injuries, he only made twenty league appearances, scoring three goals. From there, he spent February 1982 on loan at Hong Kong side Bulovas FC. Boyer was at Grantham Town FC in July 1983, later having spells with Stamford FC and Shepsed Charterhouse FC. He returned to Grantham as joint manager in December 1985, he hung up his boots at the end of the 1986-87 season.
Club honours Football League Division Four runners-up 1970-71; Football League Cup runners-up 1974-75, 1978-79; Football League Division Two runners-up 1977-78; FA Cup runners-up 1980-81 (injured);
Individual honours PFA Division Three Team of the Year 1973-74; PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1974-75;
Distinctions Became the third player to make hundred league appearances for four different league clubs.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 910th players (914) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Only match No. 497, 24 March 1976, Wales 1 England 2, a Welsh FA centenary celebration match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 27 years 58 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (two appearances)
Distinctions First Norwich City player to represent England at full level.

Beyond England

Since retiring from playing he has worked as a bank courier and also scouted for various League clubs, including Northampton Town FC and Blackpool FC.

 

Phil Boyer - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Phil Boyer - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - White - Friendly 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Phil Boyer - Match History
 Club: Norwich City F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Don Revie - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 u23 18 December 1974 - Scotland U23 0 England U23 3, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Fr AW Start 9
Age 24
2 u23 28 October 1975 - Czechoslovakia U23 1 England U23 1, Štadión Antona Malatinského, Trnava Fr AD Start 9
Age 27
1 497 24 March 1976 - Wales 1 England 2, Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Fr AW Start 9

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