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Michael O'Grady (born 11 October 1942) is an English former professional footballer born in Leeds, who played two games for the England national team, scoring three goals.[1][2] He also played club football in the Football League for Huddersfield Town, Leeds United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City and Rotherham United,[3] and made one appearance in November 1974 for Cork Hibernians.

Michael O'Grady
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-10-11) 11 October 1942 (age 76)
Place of birth Leeds, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1965[1] Huddersfield Town 160 (26)
1965–1969[1] Leeds United 91 (12)
1969–1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers 33 (5)
1971Birmingham City (loan) 3 (0)
1973–1974 Rotherham United 24 (2)
1974–1975 Cork Hibernians 1 (0)
National team
1962–1969 England 2 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

O'Grady is the grandson of Walter Tranter, one of the earliest professional footballers in England and a member of the first team to play under the name West Ham United.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Career history at
  2. ^ "Michael O'Grady". Englandstats. Retrieved 28 May 2009.
  3. ^ "Mike O'Grady". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 28 May 2009.