Andy Goram

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Andy Goram
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Personal information
Full name Andrew Lewis Goram[1]
Date of birth (1964-04-13)13 April 1964
Place of birth Bury, England
Date of death 2 July 2022(2022-07-02) (aged 58)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1987 Oldham Athletic 195 (0)
1987–1991 Hibernian 138 (1)
1991–1998 Rangers 184 (0)
1998 Notts County 1 (0)
1998 Sheffield United 7 (0)
1998–2001 Motherwell 57 (0)
2001Manchester United (loan) 2 (0)
2001 Hamilton Academical 1 (0)
2001–2002 Coventry City 7 (0)
2002 Oldham Athletic 4 (0)
2002–2003 Queen of the South 19 (0)
2003–2004 Elgin City 5 (0)
Total 620 (1)
National team
1985–1998 Scotland 43 (0)
1986[2] Scotland U21 1 (0)
1990[3] SFA (SFL centenary) 1 (0)
Teams managed
2002 Motherwell (goalkeeping coach)
2006-2008 Airdrie United (goalkeeping coach)
2008 Clyde (goalkeeping coach)
2012 Hamilton Academical (goalkeeping coach)
2014 Ayr United (goalkeeping coach)
2014-2015 BSC Glasgow (goalkeeping coach)
2015 Dunfermline Athletic (goalkeeping coach)
2016 Airdrieonians (goalkeeping coach)
Cambuslang Rangers (goalkeeping coach)

Cricket information
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBowler
International information
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1989–1991Scotland
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 2 2
Runs scored 48 21
Batting average 16.00 21.00
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 32 21
Balls bowled 156 114
Wickets 2 3
Bowling average 39.00 24.66
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/16 2/42
Catches/stumpings 3/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 December 2013
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew Lewis Goram (13 April 1964 – 2 July 2022) is a Scottish former footballer. He played as a goalkeeper. He was born in Bury, Lancashire, England.

He started his career with Oldham Athletic in 1981 and later began playing for Hibernian in 1987. He is best remembered for playing for Rangers during the 1990s. Goram appeared in 43 international matches for Scotland from 1985 until 1998.

Goram also represented Scotland at cricket.[4][5]

In May 2022, Goram was diagnosed with terminal oesophageal cancer.[6] Goram died on 2 July 2022, aged 58.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Andy Goram". Barry Hugman's Footballers.
  2. "Scotland Under 21 - Goram, Andy". FitbaStats. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  3. On this day, back in 1990, a Scottish League XI beat Scotland 1-0 at Hampden Park in the SFL Centenary match with the goal coming from then Aberdeen Football Club star Hans Gillhaus, Scottish Professional Football League via Facebook, 18 August 2016
  4. Dick, William (18 June 2008). "Goram answers call to return for Freuchie". Herald Scotland. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  5. "Who's got the most stumpings in a first-class match?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  6. "Andy Goram: Rangers legend given six months to live after cancer diagnosis". Sky News. Retrieved 2022-05-30.
  7. "Andy Goram: Scotland and Rangers goalkeeping great dies aged 58". BBC Sport. 2 July 2022. Retrieved 2 July 2022.