Connaboy, Michael

Birth Date

29th November 1901

Birthplace

Edinburgh, Scotland

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Another well-travelled player before he arrived at St James’ Park, with even a spell in America.

He played in the Scottish League with Alloa Athletic, and Cowdenbeath, before trying his luck with the New York Nationals. (New York Nationals were a New York City soccer team which played in the American Soccer League between 1927 and 1930)

Congdon then had a season with Yeovil and Petters United before signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1931.

He didn’t make the first team there though and moved to Exeter City in the summer of 1932.

He was to play in the opening four matches of the 1932-33 season his debut being against Bristol City, and he scored in his second game during a 3-5 defeat at Northampton Town.

But he then lost his place and by the end of the season was released to join Darlington, for whom he played 10 Third Division North matches.

Appearances

4

Goals

1

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