He was the uncle of professional surfers Mason Ho and Coco Ho. The NorthShore, The surfing world, and Pipeline will never be the same again. [30] He twisted his knee midway through the 1962–63 campaign after slipping in the street, and ended the season with 14 goals from 33 games. He dropped into the Third Division to join Peterborough United in 1963, who paid a £21,000 transfer fee. Words can never express what this man stood for and meant to all of us growing up here in Hawaii. – Free Online Library", "New DVD charts career of Wolves legend Derek Dougan", "Derek Dougan to enter Wolves hall of fame", 2003 Football League First Division play-off Final, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Derek_Dougan&oldid=986495155, Association footballers from Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland youth international footballers, Northern Ireland B international footballers, Northern Ireland international footballers, North American Soccer League (1968–1984) players, British association football commentators, Male non-fiction writers from Northern Ireland, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. Derek Mahon cause of death has never been made public. He returned to the top flight in November 1965 after being sold to Leicester City for £26,000. [81] Later in the year he published a novel, The Footballer.
A strong and physical forward, he began his career at Distillery in his native Belfast. [48] They qualified for the UEFA Cup, and Dougan scored a hat-trick in a first round 7–1 aggregate victory over Portuguese side Académica. His grandfather, Sandy, had played at half-back for Linfield, and two of Sandy's brothers also played for some of the leading clubs in Belfast. He was appointed player-manager at Southern League Premier Division side Kettering Town in 1975, a position he retained for two years.

[62] He led the "Poppies" to a third-place league finish and the Third Round of the FA Cup in 1976–77. Alexander Derek Dougan (* 20. [26] Teammate Peter McParland later commented that "when Derek came to us at Aston Villa I think it was at a time when he was not taking the game particularly seriously".

Ogg was an intelligent and highly qualified personality. R.I.Paradise Uncle D, A post shared by Landon Mcnamara (@landon_mcnamara) on Jul 17, 2020 at 11:23pm PDT, The man. [29] Dougan recovered after three months on the sidelines and ended the 1961–62 season with 12 goals in 27 matches. The popular personality came to this world from his parents in the year 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland. After fronting a consortium that took Wolverhampton Wanderers out of liquidation, he served the club as chairman from August 1982 to January 1985. She forgave me, I’m not sure if she forgave Derek. He was the brother of Michael Ho, another champion surfer, and the first cousin of Don Ho, the Hawaiian singer. – Free Online Library", "Dougan fails to show for motoring charges. [14] "Pompey" struggled to a 20th-place finish in the First Division in the 1957–58 season, and some of his teammates resented Dougan for what he himself felt was the constructive criticism he offered in the dressing room. He stood as an independent politician in the Belfast East constituency in 1997, and later became involved in the UK Independence Party. As a commentator, he took many interviews on popular celebrities. [14] He scored on his Rovers debut in a 1–1 draw away to Arsenal at Highbury. Register today to set up custom notification and save notice's that are important to you. [47] The following season, he formed an understanding with John Richards that teammate Derek Parkin described as the "best partnership in Europe", which helped to boost Dougan's scoring tally and make Wolves one of the top teams in the country during the early 1970s. A former chairman of the Professional Footballers Association, the Northern Ireland skipper was a giant of the game and a great friend of George Best – and helped carry his coffin at his Belfast funeral in 2005. [51] Wolves finished ninth in the league in the 1971–72 season, but managed to beat Leeds United on the final day of the season to prevent them from reaching league champions Derby County's point tally, Dougan scoring his 24th goal of the season to secure a 2–1 win at Molineux. He began surfing at the age of 3 and won the world surfing championship in 1993 at age 29, making him the first Native Hawaiian world champion. “The trouble with Derek was that it wouldn’t take him long to get drunk, maybe just a few pints, and he’d had more than a few at Ernie’s that night and had been drinking all day, as he wasn’t playing in the cup final. [40] He spent the summer of 1967 in the United States playing for the Los Angeles Wolves in the United Soccer Association, scoring three goals in eleven games to help Wolves to win the West Division title and then captained the side and scored a goal as they beat the Washington Whips 6–5 in the USA Final at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. [104][105][106][107] He separated from Jutta and spent the last three years of his life with Merlyn Humphreys. [31] He later admitted that "I had made a mistake in going to the Third Division when I was a First Division player". Tottenham Hotspur were the opponents, and after a first leg draw at White Hart Lane, Wolves suffered a 2-1 defeat at Molineaux, putting pay to Mr Dougan’s dream of lifting the Uefa Cup. Sending prayers to the Ho family and his Ohana @derekho1980 photo (c) @erikkabik – The great Derek Ho, brother to Michael, uncle to Mason and Coco, four-time Triple Crown winner, two-time Pipe Master and Hawaii’s first-ever men’s world champ (1993) has died, aged fifty-five. Wolves legend Derek Dougan has died at the age of 69. – Hall of Fame inductees, "Football: Colourful life and times of Wolves hero Dougan; DEREK DOUGAN APPRECIATION. You can unsubscribe at any time. The couple did not marry but did a civil partnership (similar to marriage) in the year 2005. My Aloha goes out to the Ho Ohana.

Dennoch gehört Dougan wahrscheinlich nicht zu den Spielern mit mehr als 200 Erstligatoren, auch wenn die beiden USA-Abstecher zurzeit noch ausgewertet werden. Juni 2007 in Wolverhampton), genannt The Doog, war ein irischer Fußballspieler. Such was his huge popularity with Wolves fans, the service was transmitted to a large crowd of mourners outside the church with loudspeakers. [66] He was named as captain when Terry Neill succeeded Billy Bingham as manager in 1971. He was the uncle of professional surfers Mason Ho and Coco Ho.

– Free Online Library", "Wolverhampton Wanderers legend Derek Dougan 'caused Cup Final death crash' says Aston Villa hero", "Brazil's return to Dublin's flair city conjures up memories", "Psychedelic footballer – the secret life of Derek Dougan", "The forgotten story of ... the sports broadcasting revolution (and Idwal Robling)", "Dougan is cleared of burglary charge. [14] He was signed by manager Joe Mercer as a replacement for Gerry Hitchens, who had been sold on to Inter Milan earlier in the summer for £85,000.

Primal Information is your news, entertainment, music fashion website. [43], Wolves enjoyed an excellent start to the 1969–70 season, winning seven of their opening eight games, but fell away to a mid-table finish after the shock retirement of 24-year old forward Peter Knowles, who left the game to become a full-time Jehovah's Witness volunteer. Love you guys. – I captured this image of Derek in January 2020 when he competed in the Volcom pipe pro at Banzai Pipeline on Oahu Hawaii. Derek Ho stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). Our hero. – Free Online Library", "Smile of an innocent man; Soccer idol Dougan is cleared of assault. Because of his talent and excellence, his name has listed at the top 3 of the Pink Scotland List. directors and chairmen, 21st-century writers from Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland amateur international footballers, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only, This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 06:17. The car Bobby was driving hit a tree, killing local journalist Malcolm Williams instantly. Bobby says: “No more than hours after picking up my cup winner’s medal at Villa Park, I was involved in a tragedy I will never forget and remember as clear as if it happened yesterday.

“It was his party trick, but I don’t think he realised what he had done at the time as he was so p****d. “If it wasn’t enough blinding me with his b****y hat over my eyes, he then pulled his legs across mine and I lost control of my new car and we headed towards a tree.