Withey, Graham

Birth Date

11th June 1960

Birthplace

Bristol, England

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Withey played for Welton Rovers and Weymouth before Bristol Rovers signed Withey in August 1982 from Bath City and he stayed with them for a year during which time he netted 10 goals in 22 league matches,

This prompted Coventry City to sign him in August 1983, where he added a further 22 league appearances and four goals. he also spent the 1984 close season playing for Hong Kong side, Selko.

He was transferred to Cardiff City in December 1984, appearing in 27 league matches and scoring seven goals.

He then played for then non-leaguers, Yeovil Town, prior to signing for Bristol City in September 1986.

Withey only featured in two league matches for the Ashton Gate club and he moved to Cheltenham Town. It was from there that Exeter City signed him in July 1988.

He made a sensational Grecians’ debut, scoring twice in 4-1 home win over Halifax Town in September 1988, but these were to be the only goals he scored for City.

Three months later Withey was transfer-listed, and in January 1989 his contract was cancelled by mutual consent. His short stay at Exeter had been hit with injury problems including sciatica, knee and ankle problems.

After leaving Exeter, Withey played in Australia for Brisbane City, then returned with Southern League, Gloucester City and moving on to Bath City, Trowbridge Town and Weston-Super-Mare.

Appearances

5

Appearances as Substitute

2

Goals

2

Collection

Files

Citation

“Withey, Graham,” The Grecian Archive, accessed November 25, 2017, http://grecianarchive.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/502.

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