Peter Farmer
Farmer in 1928
Personal information
Date of birth 26 October 1886
Place of birth Renton, Scotland
Date of death 4 September 1964(1964-09-04) (aged 77)
Place of death Hammersmith, England
Teams managed
Years Team
1923–1924 Marseille
1924–1926 Torino
1928 France Olympic
1933–1934 Racing Club de France
1934–1935 Romania

Peter Farmer (26 October 1886 – 4 September 1964) was a Scottish professional football manager active throughout Europe in the 1920s and 1930s.


Farmer coached French teams Marseille (1923–1924) and Racing Club de France (1933–1934).[1] He had a second spell at Marseille (1930-1931) and also coached Racing Club de France (1933–1934) and Stella Cherbourg.[2]

Farmer was also in charge of Italian side Torino between 1924 and 1926, coached the French national team at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[3] He was later a trainer at Celtic (1929-1930) and manager of Tunbridge Wells Rangers (1934).[2]

in November 1934 he was appointed as Romania's national team coach but never led the team in any official match, leaving in May 1935.[4][5]


  1. ^ "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Scots in opposition: Peter Farmer and Victor Gibson". Scottish Sport History. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Top Ten English Exports to France". Les Rosbifs. 27 July 2010. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Cea mai mare gafă din istoria FRF: A stat degeaba, a luat banii, a fugit" [The biggest mistake in FRF history: He came to do nothing, he took the money, he ran] (in Romanian). 30 December 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  5. ^ "În 1934, românii au angajat un selecţioner, Peter Farmer, care a încasat banii pe şase luni, n-a stat pe bancă la nici un meci, după care a fugit în Scoţia" [In 1934, the Romanians hired a coach, Peter Farmer, who collected the money for six months, did not sit on the bench at any match, after which he fled to Scotland.] (in Romanian). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2019.