Tommy Docherty facts for kids
Docherty in 2017
|Full name||Thomas Henderson Docherty|
|Date of birth||24 April 1928|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||31 December 2020(aged 92)|
|Place of death||England|
|Playing position||Right half|
|1949–1958||Preston North End||324||(5)|
|1955||Scotland A vs B trial||1||(0)|
|1958||SFA trial v SFL||1||(0)|
|1968||Queens Park Rangers|
|1979–1980||Queens Park Rangers|
|1981||Preston North End|
Docherty was born in Gorbals, Glasgow. He played for Celtic, Preston North End, Arsenal and Chelsea. He also played for Scotland 25 times between 1951 and 1959. He then managed a total of 13 clubs between 1961 and 1988. He also managed Scotland during that time. He managed Chelsea to the Football League Cup in 1964–65. Docherty was manager of Manchester United between 1972 and 1977. In 1974, the club was relegated to the Second Division but were promoted the next season. He also won the FA Cup with Manchester United in 1976–77.
Docherty died on 31 December 2020, aged 92.
- Preston North End
- Second Division: 1950–51
- Football League Cup: 1964–65
- Manchester United
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