Phil BOYER

Phil Boyer - Southampton FC - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 04 October 1980

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    • POSITION
      Forward
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 25 January 1949
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Nottingham, England
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • England
  • CLUBS
  • Norwich City FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1974-1977
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 9th February 1974 in a 2-1 win at home to Sheffield United (Aged: 25)
    • Club Career
      115 League apps (+1 as sub), 34 goals
  • Southampton FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1977-1980
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 20th August 1977 in a 1-1 draw at home to Brighton & Hove Albion (Aged: 28)
    • Club Career
      138 League apps, 49 goals
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Phil BOYER - Southampton FC - League appearances.

Phil Boyer enjoyed a superb first season with the Saints, netting 17 goals in 41 league games. Included in this total were doubles against Burnley, Notts. County, Bristol Rovers and Blackburn Rovers, all these games being played at the Dell. He struggled for goals in the top flight during the 1978/79 season but the following campaign bagged the fine return of 23 goals from 42 games to finish as Division One leading scorer. Despite this return Phil was on his way out of the club just months later following the arrival of Kevin Keegan, Manchester City his destination for a fee of £220,000. Phil is pictured above during the match against Everton on 4th October 1980.


 

York City:   1968-1969     Played   46     Scored   9   goals   (Division 4)
     1969-1970     Played   41     Scored   9   goals   (Division 4)
     1970-1971     Played   22     Scored   9   goals   (Division 4)
 
Transferred in December 1970
 
Bournemouth:   1970-1971     Played   23     Scored   11   goals   (Division 4)
     1971-1972     Played   46     Scored   15   goals   (Division 3)
     1972-1973     Played   45     Scored   12   goals   (Division 3)
     1973-1974     Played   26     Scored   8   goals   (Division 3)
 
Transferred in December 1973
 
Norwich City:   1973-1974     Played   15     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   40     Scored   16   goals   (Division 2)
     1975-1976     Played   39     Scored   11   goals   (Division 1)
     1976-1977     Played   22     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in August 1977
 
Southampton:   1977-1978     Played   41     Scored   17   goals   (Division 2)
     1978-1979     Played   42     Scored   7   goals   (Division 1)
     1979-1980     Played   42     Scored   23   goals   (Division 1)
     1980-1981     Played   13     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
 

1980–1983    Manchester City    20    (3)

1982              Bulova SA (loan)   
1983–1985    Grantham Town    50    (10)
1985              Stamford AFC   
1985              Shepshed Charterhouse   
1985–1987    Grantham Town    46    (8)

 

After retiring from playing Phil Boyer worked as a bank courier and scouted for various

Football League clubs, including Northampton and Blackpool.