Peter Davenport was born on 24 March 1961( age 60) in Birkenhead, England.
He is an English former professional footballer and manager who has managed teams in both the Welsh and English leagues.
In the 1983–84 and 1984–85 seasons, Davenport was Forest’s leading goalscorer. He has also played in the UEFA Cup semi-final clash with Anderlecht in 1984, in which Nottingham Forest lost 3–2 on aggregate.
Davenport was capped for the England national football team on the one occasion at senior level, in a 2–1 friendly win over the Republic of Ireland on 26 March 1985.
Davenport completed a transfer to Manchester United on 12 March 1986 for a fee of £750,000. United manager Ron Atkinson had signed him as a successor to Mark Hughes, who would be signing for Barcelona at the end of the season.
On 20 April 1987, he scored the only goal in a 1–0 home win over deadly rivals Liverpool which helped end Liverpool’s defense of the league title.
Peter has played for other teams like Middlesbrough, Sunderland, St Johnstone, Airdrieonians, Stockport County, Southport, Macclesfield Town, Congleton Town, and Bangor City.
After scoring his 100th league goal at Exeter City F.C in May 1998, Peter’s football career came to a halt, and went on to coach rugby and teach at St Anselms College in Birkenhead.
WIFE AND CHILDREN
On June 20th, 1987, Peter married his wife, Lenore Davenport.
They have two children, LaTosha and Dwayne. He was a dedicated father who was very involved in his children’s lives.
Davenport’s net worth is valued at around $1-$5 million.