John Gahagan

John Gahagan (born 24 August 1958) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a left winger. Gahagan spent most of his career with Motherwell, spending twelve seasons with the Fir Park club, either side of spells with Clydebank latterly Morton. During his time at Fir Park, Gahagan picked up two Scottish Football League First Division titles.

John Gahagan
Personal information
Full name John Gahagan
Date of birth (1958-08-24) 24 August 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position(s) Left winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Clydebank 5 (0)
1978–1979 Shettleston
1979–1990 Motherwell 291 (38)
1990–1994 Morton 75 (10)
Total 371 (48)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

A fully qualified SFA coach, Gahagan worked as a football development officer in Clackmannanshire before becoming an after-dinner speaker,[1] winning the MBN trophy after being voted 'Scottish Sporting Speaker of the Year' in 2001.[2]



1981-82, 1984-85


  1. ^ "John Gahagan". Archived from the original on 14 December 2005. Retrieved 10 September 2008.
  2. ^ "John Gahagan". TMC Entertainment. Retrieved 10 September 2008.

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