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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, 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

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 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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