Foley, Peter

Birth Date

10th September 1956

Birthplace

Bicester

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

A Republic of Ireland youth international, Foley made his name with Oxford United, whom he initially joined as an apprentice, becoming a full professional in September 1974, he eventually went on to make 277 league appearances for Oxford, scoring 71 goals.

Foley had a short loan spell with Gillingham in February 1983, before trying his luck in Hong Kong, with Bulova FC.

He returned to England to sign for Aldershot in August 1984, but only scored twice in nine league outings.

He signed for Exeter City from Witney Town on non-contract forms in March 1987 and made his one and only appearance for the Grecians in a 2-2 draw at Peterborough United.

After leaving St James’ Park, Foley later became manager of Thame United, Oxford City, Marlow (1994-95), Brackley Town (2000-01), Didcot Town (2002-03) and Ardley United (2005-06, resigning in November 2006).

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