Lloyd McGrath

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Lloyd McGrath
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-02-24) 24 February 1965 (age 56)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
1982–1994 Coventry City 214 (4)
1994 Sing Tao ? (1)
1994–1997 Portsmouth 18 (0)
National team
1986 England U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lloyd McGrath (born 24 February 1965) is an English retired professional footballer.

A hard-working midfielder, McGrath made his senior debut for Coventry City on 28 April 1984 in one of their heaviest defeats ever - an 8-2 Football League First Division defeat at Southampton. However, three years later he took part in the biggest success of their history so far - the 1987 FA Cup Final triumph over Tottenham Hotspur. He set up the winning goal with a cross that was deflected off the knee of Gary Mabbutt.

By the time of his departure to Portsmouth at the end of the 1993-94 season, when the Sky Blues finished 11th in the FA Premier League, he had played 214 league games for the club and scored four goals. [1]

He played for Pompey for the rest of his professional career, retiring in 1997. He now has business interests in the north of Coventry as licensee of the Hawkesmill Social Club.

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