Connaboy, Mick

Birth Date

29th November 1901


Loanhead, Midlothian



Biographical Text

Scottish-born Mick Connaboy played for Exeter City during 1932/1933. He joined the club from Wolverhampton Wanderers and later played for Darlington. Starting his career in Scotland, he also played in the United States and for Yeovil Town.

First playing for Loanhead Mayflower, Mick had been with Dunfermline, Alloa, Raith and Cowdenbeath before trying his luck with the New York Nationals in 1928.  He then had a season with Yeovil and Petters United before signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1931.

Failing to make the first team at Molineux, Mick moved to Exeter City in the summer of 1932. Having made his debut against Bristol City, he was to play in the opening four matches of the 1932-33 season scoring aginst Northampton Town along the way. Mick then lost his place and, not playing again, was released to join Darlington for whom he played 10 Third Division North matches. He subsequently returned to Scotland to sign for Arbroath.

Mick is beleived to have died in 1948.







Michael West

Mick Connaboy also played for Yeovil during the 1930/31 season. Making 46 appearwmcss and scoring 9 times. With three other players he infamously stole the lead of the Chairman's car business and sold it on and all were taken to court.

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