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Back to Old Gold Full Name: Andrew Mullen Gray
Born: 30th November 1955, Glasgow

League Career

Andy scored over 200 goals in around 620 matches during a brilliant career beginning in 1970 with Clydebank Strollers. He turned professional with Dundee Utd in May 1973 and played 75 games for them and in 1974 he collected a Scottish Cup runners up medal. In 1975 for 110,000 he transferred from Tannadice Park to Villa Park, he scored 69 goals in 141 matches during his spell with Aston Villa.

Then he signed for Wolves on the 8th September 1979 for 1,469,000 and became the most expensive footballer in Britain. His debut for Wolves was a 3-2 victory over Everton at Goodison Park on the 15th September 1979, in which he scored his first of 45 goals for Wolves. Perhaps one of his most treasured goals for Wolves was in 1980 when he scored the winning goal against Nottingham Forest at Wembley in the League Cup Final.

Injuries kept him out of a third of the next season's games, then he left Molineux in November 1983 going to Everton for 250,000. He scored 14 goals in 49 league apearances and collected winners medals in three different competitions; First Division, FA Cup and European Cup Winners Cup. For 150,000 in July 1985 he returned to Aston Villa for a second spell, then went to Notts County from August- September 1987 on loan and also spent 12 months at West Brom on loan.

After this period he joined his boyhood heroes Glasgow Rangers and helped them to win the Scottish Premier League title and collected a Skol Cup Winners prize. Rangers released him at the end of the 1988-89 season and he joined non-league Cheltenham Town and also began a new career as a Sports Presenter.

International Career

In 1975 Andy received his first full cap for Scotland playing against Romania, he went on to collect another 19 full caps over the next 10 years his last against Iceland. He also received honours for his country at scoolboy, youth and under 23 levels and had the distinction of being voted both 'Player of the Year' and 'Young Footballer of the Year' at the Professional Footballers Association dinner in 1977


Andy Gray's Wolves Career

 

League

FA Cup

League Cup

UEFA Cup

Totals

Season

App

Gls

App

Gls

App

Gls

App

Gls

App

Gls

1979-80

35

12

4

1

9

2

-

-

48

15

1980-81

25/2

9

6

1

2

-

2

1

35/2

11

1981-82

28/1

5

1

1

1

1

-

-

30/1

7

1982-83

33

10

2

-

1

-

-

-

36

10

1983-84

9

2

-

-

1

-

-

-

10

2

Totals

130/3

38

13

3

14

3

2

1

159/3

45