Terry Bly

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Terry Bly
Personal information
Full name Terence Geoffrey Bly
Date of birth (1935-10-22)22 October 1935
Place of birth Fincham, England
Date of death 24 September 2009(2009-09-24) (aged 73)
Place of death Grantham, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bury Town ? (?)
1956–1960 Norwich City 57 (31)
1960–1962 Peterborough United 88 (81)
1962–1963 Coventry City 32 (25)
1963–1964 Notts County 29 (4)
1964–1970 Grantham 199 (125)
Teams managed
1964–1978 Grantham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Terence Geoffrey Bly (22 October 1935 – 24 September 2009) was an English football striker.


He was renowned for his goalscoring prowess, most notably for Norwich City and Peterborough United, scoring a record 54 goals in the latter's inaugural Football League season of 1960–61.[1] He then played for Coventry City and Notts County before joining Grantham in October 1964.

Coaching career

Although he retired from playing in April 1970, he continued to manage Grantham Town until 1978.


Bly died on 24 September 2009, as a result of a heart attack.[2]


  1. ^ "English League Leading Goalscorers 1889-2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-08-14. 
  2. ^ Michael Bailey, Norwich City legend Terry Bly dies Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved on 25 September 2009.

External links

  • Profile at UpThePosh! The Peterborough United Database
  • Profile at Grantham Town F.C. website

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