Thursday, 3 June 2010

33 Malcolm O Connor

Position : Forward

Played : 1982-3 to 1983-4

Appearances : 16

Goals : 3

With a solitary substitute appearance near the end Malcolm wraps up the 1982-3 season.
He was an 18 year old striker signed on non-contract terms from Curzon Ashton and had been scoring steadily in the reserves.

The following season he got more chances in the first team and did OK in a poor side getting vital goals away at Bristol City and Hartlepool. At the end of the season we offered him a new deal but the trainee accountant turned his back on professional football and returned to Curzon.

He soon moved on to Hyde where he scored 55 goals in 1986-7 and then to Northwich but never turned out for a League side again. One hopes he doesn't regret the decision now.

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