Rogers, Peter

Birth Date

22nd April 1953





Biographical Text

Cousin of Martyn Rogers, and fondly remembered as part of the 1981 FA Cup team, Peter Rogers played for Exeter City between 1979 and 1985. He joined the club from Bath City and later played for Weymouth. Whilst at St James’ Park he supplied many a goal for Tony Kellow and, renowned for his consistency, appeared in at least forty league games for four seasons on the trot.  

Signed by Exeter City for a fee of £8,000 from Bath City in February 1979, the 25-year-old former Minehead and Taunton player proved to be an excellent capture as in four of six seasons he was to play in at least 40 league matches. Peter made his debut for against Rotherham United in March 1979 and went on to feature in the City team that reached the quarter finals of the FA Cup in 1980-81. His best seasons in terms of league goals was in 1981/82 and 1982/83 when he netted 10 in each.

Peter was eventually released on a free transfer at the end of the 1984/85 season and signed for Weymouth along with his cousin Martyn Rogers. He then played for Gloucester City (1987/88) and Tiverton Town, appearing for Tivvy at Wembley in the 1993 FA Vase Final against Bridlington.



Appearances as Substitute






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