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Terry McDermott (1951- ) - Part 1

Terry McDermott was born in Kirkby in December 1951.

As a youngster he played for Bury for three seasons, turning professional in October 1969. He signed for Newcastle United in February 1973 for 22,000. It was while playing for Newcastle against Liverpool in the 1974 FA Cup Final, which Liverpool won 3:0, that he attracted attention. Six months later he was bought by the new Liverpool manager Bob Paisley for 170,000. He initially struggled to establish himself but was called in to strengthen the teams chase for the treble in 1977.