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Albert Kinsey

Albert Kinsey

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Wrexham, Crewe Alexandra, Wigan Athletic (1962-1962)

Born: 1945

Birthplace: Liverpool

Position: Forward

Biography: An England schoolboy international hailing from Merseyside, was picked up by United when he left school. After making his way through the junior teams, he was selected for the Central League side. He was a FA Youth Cup winner in 1963-1964 season. His only appearance for the first team came in place of the injured Denis Law for an FA Cup tie against Chester in January 1965, which saw him score in a 2-1 victory. But frustrated by a lack of first team opportunities, he asked for a transfer and moved to Wrexham, managed by former United star Jack Rowley. He emigrated to Australia in 1974 and after he finished playing for local clubs in the Sydney area, he worked for a couple of pharmaceutical companies as a supervisor in the manufacturing process. For over a decade, he has been running his own carpet and flooring retailing business based in Shelly Beach, New South Wales.

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Kinsey, Albert Albert came back to preseason training over weight, he had enjoyed his pint and his dominoes in Runcorn .John Neal the Wrexham manager made him wear a skin divers wet suit and train in the very hot clothes drying room to lose weight , Albert really struggled, we would look in and take the Mickey. The enforced treatment worked and my old mate went onto score many more goals. I look back on this period we had a great team full of characters

Kinsey, Albert Playing at Gresty Road in Crewe, I once saw a shot of his hit the bar with such force that it didn't touch the ground until it was back in the other half of the field.
21-06-19Eric Hall

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