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Peter Goy
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Full name Peter John Goy
Date of birth June 8, 1938 (1938-06-08) (age 71)
Place of birth    Beverley, Yorkshire, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1954-1955 Arsenal
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Southend United
Huddersfield Town
002 (0)
118 (0)
027 (0)
004 (0)   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Peter John Goy (born June 8, 1938 in Beverley, Yorkshire) was a former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Goy joined Arsenal as a member of their groundstaff in 1954, also playing for the club's youth team, become the regular goalkeeper. He turned professional in June 1955 and continued to play for the youth team until 1956. After two years of National Service he returned to the club in 1958 and was third-choice goalkeeper after Jack Kelsey and Jim Standen. In 1958-59 he played two matches for Arsenal, his debut against Leeds United on 24 February 1959 (which Arsenal won 1-0) and the second against Birmingham City on 4 May 1959. He did not play any more matches for Arsenal and in October 1960 left the club on a free transfer.

He later played for Southend United, Watford and Huddersfield Town, before moving to South Africa.


  • Harris, Jeff & Hogg, Tony (ed.) (1995). Arsenal Who's Who. Independent UK Sports. ISBN 1-899429-03-4.  


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