Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Terry Cochrane: A Delight and Frustration; FOOT IN BOTH CAMPS

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Terry Cochrane: A Delight and Frustration; FOOT IN BOTH CAMPS

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A SPECTACULAR overhead kick which flew into the net in a 5-0 Boro FA Cup win at Swansea is the moment that many fans will remember in the lively career of Terry Cochrane.

The winger shone for Burnley then Boro as he immediately took to English football.

Born in Northern-Ireland, he was with Derry City and Linfield, before he made a name for himself with Coleraine.

Burnley snapped him up in 1976 and in two years at Turf Moore he scored 13 goals in 67 league games and set up enough others to interest Boro.

He arrived at Ayresome Park in 1978 for a club record PS238,000 fee, with a reputation as an old fashioned style winger who hugged the touchline and loved nothing better than repeatedly beating a full-back.

Though he must have cut inside sometimes or he would never have scored so many spectacular goals.

In his Boro career of well over 100 appearances and 12 goals he delighted and frustrated managers, team-mates and fans over six seasons when his performances ranged from outstanding to ineffective. …

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