Cummins, Graham

Birth Date

29th December 1987

Birthplace

Cork, Ireland

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Irish striker Graham Cummins joined Exeter from Preston North End and moved to St Johnstone before becoming a football writer in Cork.

Graham started his League of Ireland career with Cobh Ramblers in 2006 and later moved to Waterford and Cork City during which time he gained a business and marketing degree from Cork Institute of Technology. Then, after considerable success at Turner’s Cross, Graham signed for Preston North End in January 2011. He stayed at Deepdale for three-and-a-half seasons making 34 league appearances and scoring 4 goals. He also had a loan stint at Rochdale.

Graham agreed terms with Exeter City on 15 August 2014 and was sponsored by the 1931 Fund. He made his debut against Plymouth Argyle on 16 August 2014 and scored his first City goal against Oxford on 13 September 2014. Hitting three goals in three games Graham netted against Cambridge the following Tuesday and Tranmere on the Saturday. There were to be another four goals bringing Graham’s tally to seven when he was released in May 2015.

Graham then had two-and-a-half seasons in Scotland with St Johnstone, for whom he scored fifteen times, before signing a two-year deal back at Cork City in December 2017. Graham later moved on to Shamrock Rovers, Waterford and, finally, Cork City again before announcing his retirement from football. Having already started writing whilst still playing, Graham became a football journalist and columnist for the Echo and Irish Examiner newspapers in Cork.     

Appearances

Exeter City

League 34; Cups 1 (35)

Goals

League 7

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