Biographical Text

McCarthy was a wartime guest player for Exeter City during 1944/45 when, as the situation eased, a number of games were organised to constitute the first football played by the club since 1939.

A guest player for Exeter City in 1945 who had been playing for Glasgow junior side St. Anthony’s. Stationed locally with the Royal Marines, he made a scoring debut for the Grecians in a 5-1 home win over Plymouth Argyle in April 1945. 


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