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Harry Burgess

Harry Burgess

Clubs played for: Alderley Edge F.C, Sandbach Ramblers, Stockport County, Sheffield Wednesday, Chelsea (1925-1942)

Born: 1904

Birthplace: Alderley Edge

Died: 1957

Position: Inside-left

Biography: Was recommended to Chelsea by his former Sheffield Wednesday boss Bob Brown who was working as a scout, and cost 4,000. Served the club well in the years leading up to the World War Two. Joined the police force during the war, before becoming a clerk of works for the MoD. Burgess moved back to Cheshire to run a pub but was working as a foreman joiner at the time of his death aged 53 in 1957.

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