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John Holsgrove

John Holsgrove

Clubs played for: Crystal Palace, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield Wednesday, Stockport County, (1964-1975).

Born: 1945

Birthplace: Southwark

Position: Central defender

Biography: Worked as a financial advisor in the West Midlands before moving back south now lives in Bagshot, Surrey, works in the library for the Ministry of Defence in Aldershot, also has a second home in Malaga.




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Holsgrove, John Ron chambers is correct- John was 10 years older than me and whilst not a fan of soccer i was so pleased to hear johns name as l was just about to turn the Telly off for the night l stayed up and watched the match- went to bed with the hump when John scored a own goal! Pleased to see he made a living from doing what he loved for so many years though
31-08-20Roy crompton

Holsgrove, John I remember John at Wolves. A very good player who would be worth a lot of money these days.
17-07-20allan harrison

HOLSGROVE, John I remember John, when he was 16 or so - tall and slim - practicing with a tennis ball by kicking it against the side wall of the block of flats where he lived.
RON CHAMBERS

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