Allan Boath
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Allan Boath

Allan Boath
Personal information
Full name Allan Roderick Boath
Date of birth (1958-02-14) 14 February 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Celtic Boys Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976-1977 Dundee United 0 (0)
1977-1978 Forfar Athletic 15 (0)
1978-1979 Woolston WMC 36 (10)
1980 Christchurch United 21 (2)
1981 Woolston WMC 16 (2)
1982 West Adelaide Hellas 11 (2)
1983-1984 Christchurch United 22 (4)
1984 Auckland University 13 (3)
1985-1988 North Shore United 89 (16)
National team
1980-1988 New Zealand 38 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Allan Roderick Boath (born 14 February 1958 in Dundee, Scotland) is a former association football player, who represented New Zealand at international level.


Having been developed as a player through the Celtic Boys Club, Boath signed for Dundee United but never played for the first team. He then played for Forfar Athletic for one season, making 15 appearances in the Scottish Football League.[1]

Boath emigrated to New Zealand in 1978. He qualified to play for New Zealand through residency laws[2] and made 38 A-International appearances for New Zealand, scoring six times.[3][4]

He represented the All Whites for all three matches at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain, where they lost to Scotland, USSR and Brazil.[5]


  1. ^ Allan Boath at Post War English & Scottish Football League A-Z Player's Database
  2. ^ "Blether with Brown - 24 January 2005". The Evening Telegraph. 24 January 2005. Archived from the original on 10 March 2005. Retrieved 2008.
  3. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "NZ 1982 World Cup". NZ Football. Archived from the original on 12 December 2008. Retrieved 2009.

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