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Trevor Cherry

Leeds United AFC

27 appearances, 0 goals

P 27 W 13 D 9 L 5 F 39: A 22
*(actual F 31: A 17)
65% successful

1976-80

disciplined: 0 1
captain:
one
minutes played:
2043

Timeline

  Trevor John Cherry

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Birth Monday, 23 February 1948 in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Huddersfield, March 1948].
Marriage Susan M. Bradley [registered in Huddersfield, June 1968]. Three children, Ian, Danielle and Darren.
Death Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at Kirkwood Hospice, Albany Road, Dalton in Huddersfield, aged 72 years 66 days

Source

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

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began his playing career with Huddersfield YMCA FC before joining Huddersfield Town AFC groundstaff as a fifteen year old in July 1963, progressing through the ranks, signing professionally in 1965. Don Revie viewed him as a potential replacement for Jack Charlton and signed him to Leeds United AFC in June 1972 for £100,000, following Town's relegation. He was a regular in the Leeds defence for the next ten years, appointed as club captain in 1976. Moving to Bradford City AFC in December 1982 as their player-manager. Ultimately hanging up his boots following the Valley Parade disaster in May 1985.

League History
670+9 appearances, 36 goals
Huddersfield Town AFC 1967-1972 185+3 appearances, twelve goals.
debut (second division): (sub) 27 March 1967 Huddersfield Town AFC 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1.
Leeds United AFC
1972-82 393+6 appearances, 24 goals.
debut (first division): 12 August 1972, Chelsea FC 4 Leeds United AFC 0.
Bradford City AFC 1982-85 92 appearances.
debut (third division): 27 December 1982 Preston North End FC 0 Bradford City AFC 0.
last (third division): 6 May 1985 Bolton Wanderers FC 0 Bradford City AFC 2.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1969-70 (40 apps); Division One third place 1972-73 (39), Champions 1973-74 (38);
FA Cup
runners-up 1972-73 (8); Divison Three winners 1984-85 (20);
European Cup Winners Cup
runners-up 1972-73;
European Champions Cup
runners-up 1974-75;
Individual honours Leeds United AFC Player of the Season 1980-81;
Distinctions Received an honorary degree from University of Huddersfield in 2015.
Given the Freedom of Leeds in 2019
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 6lbs [1978].

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Appointed as Bradford City AFC player-manager in December 1982, hanging up his boots in May 1985, following City's promotion. Remained in charge until 5 January 1987, when he was sacked.
League History
185 matches
W77 D41 L67
Club honours Football League Division Three winners 1984-85;
Football League best: Division Two, tenth 1986-87 (left after 22 matches);
Individual honours Football League Third DIvision Manager of the Season 1984-85;

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 910th players (910) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right/left-back, centre-back, midfielder
First match No. 497, 24 March 1976, Wales 1 England 2, a Welsh FA centenary celebration match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 28 years 30 days.
Last match No. 546, 18 June 1980, Spain 1 England 2, a European Championship Finals group match at Stadio San Paolo, Fuorigrotta, Napoli, substituted (83), aged 32 years 116 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1980;
British Championhip 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80;
Team honours British Championhip winners 1977-78, 1978-79;
Individual honours England U21 (one appearance)
Distinctions Died twelve days after his teammate Norman Hunter and seventeen days after Peter Bonetti.

Beyond England

Cherry ran a promotions and hospitality company in Huddersfield, as well as waste paper company and a five-a-side centre. He was heavily involved in Leeds United's support for those bereaved and attended funeral services of those who had died, after he made a bid to buy into the club in 2004. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.


The Numbers
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub unused Mins. goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
16+ 27 15 23 4
3
3+ 2043 0 none none one 1
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
27 13 9 5 39 22 +17 7 11 1.444 0.815 64.8 +8

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 11 5 5 1 17 6 +11 2 6 1.545 0.545 68.2 +4
Away 14 7 4 3 20 14 +6 4 5 1.429 1.00 64.3 +4
Neutral 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 1 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 21 12 4 5 33 19 +14 4 8 1.571 0.905 66.7 +7
Red 6 1 5 0 6 3 +3 3 3 1.00 0.50 58.3 +1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

5 4 0 1 13 3 +10 1 3 2.60 0.60 80.0 +3
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 5 4 0 1 13 3 +10 1 3 2.60 0.60 80.0 +3

ECP

1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECF 1 1 0 0 2 1 =0 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
European Championship 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
British Championship 8 3 2 3 11 11 =0 1 2 1.375 1.375 50.0 =0
Minor Tournament 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
Friendly 11 4 7 0 11 6 +5 4 1 1.00 0.545 68.2 +4

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1976-78 5 4 0 1 13 3 +10 1 3 2.60 0.60 80.0 +3
WCP All 5 4 0 1 13 3 +10 1 3 2.60 0.60 80.0 +3

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1978-80 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1980 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
ECP All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1978-80 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
ECP All 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2

British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1975-76 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1976-77 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
BC 1977-78 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1978-79 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC 1979-80 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 0 1 1.333 1.667 50.0 =0
BC All 8 3 2 3 11 11 =0 1 2 1.375 1.375 50.0 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 5 4 0 1 13 3 +10 1 3 2.60 0.60 80.0 +3
EC 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 8 3 2 3 11 11 =0 1 2 1.375 1.375 50.0 =0
15 7 2 4 28 15 +13 2 6 1.867 1.00 53.3 +3

Match History

 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 27 full appearances (2043 min), one captaincy

manager: Don Revie - twelve full appearances (926 min)x

Age 28
1 497 24 March 1976 - Wales 1 England 2, Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (⮀0-0) Fr AW Start ht 2
498 8 May 1976 - Wales 0 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC
AW squad/sub ?
499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW unused sub 13
2 500 15 May 1976 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow (⮀1-1) AL ▲sub ht 15
3 501 23 May 1976 - Brazil 1 England 0, LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles
T/C
NL Start 6
502 28 May 1976 - England 3 Italy 2, Yankee Stadium, New York City NW unused sub 12
u/o 31 May 1976 - Team America 1 England 3, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia AW Start 6
4 503 13 June 1976 - Finland 1 England 4, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AW Start 6
5 504 8 September 1976 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 4
  
6 506 17 November 1976 - Italy 2 England 0, Stadio Olimpico, Roma WCP AL Start 10
  

Age 29
7 508 30 March 1977 - England 5 Luxembourg 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 6
8 509 28 May 1977 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast
BC
AW Start 2
510 31 May 1977 - England 0 Wales 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL squad/sub ?
9 511 4 June 1977 - England 1 Scotland 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley (⮀0-1) HL ▲sub 57 ?
10 512 8 June 1977 - Brazil 0 England 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio
tour
AD Start 3
11 513 12 June 1977 - Argentina 1 England 1, Estadio Camilo Cichero, Buenos Aires (→1-1) AD Start 83 3
12 514 15 June 1977 - Uruguay 0 England 0, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AD Start 3

 

manager: Ron Greenwood - fifteen full appearances (1117 min), one captaincyx

13 515 7 September 1977 - England 0 Switzerland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
14 516 12 October 1977 - Luxembourg 0 England 2, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg WCP AW Start 2
15 517 16 November 1977 - England 2 Italy 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 3
  

Age 30
16 519 19 April 1978 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 3
17 520 13 May 1978 - Wales 1 England 3, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff (⮀0-1)
BC
AW Start 16
3
521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW injured
522 20 May 1978 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW
523 24 May 1978 - England 4 Hungary 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW  
  
18 526 29 November 1978 - England 1 Czechoslovakia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 3
  

Age 31
528 19 May 1979 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast
BC
AW squad/sub ?
19 529 23 May 1979 - England 0 Wales 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start 2
530 26 May 1979 - England 3 Scotland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW squad/sub ?
531 6 June 1979 - Bulgaria 0 England 3, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija ECP AW squad/sub ?
20 532 10 June 1979 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna Fr AD Start 3
533 13 June 1979 - Austria 4 England 3, Praterstadion, Wien AL squad/sub ?
  
536 22 November 1979 - England 2 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 14
21 537 6 February 1980 - England 2 Republic of Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 2
  

Age 32
22 539 13 May 1980 - England 3 Argentina 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley (⮀3-1) Fr HW ▲sub 76 12
23 540 17 May 1980 - Wales 4 England 1, Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
BC
AL Start 3
24 541 20 May 1980 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start 2
25 542 24 May 1980 - Scotland 0 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW Start 2
26 543 31 May 1980 - Australia 1 England 2, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Fr AW captain 3
544 12 June 1980 - Belgium 1 England 1, Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino
ECF
ND squad/sub
14
545 15 June 1980 - England 0 Italy 1, Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino AL squad/sub
27 546 18 June 1980 - Spain 1 England 2, Stadio San Paolo, Napoli (⮀1-2) NW ▲sub 83
  

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