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Bert Murray

Bert Murray

Clubs played for: Chelsea, Birmingham City, Brighton, Peterborough United. (1961-1975)

Born: 1942

Birthplace: Hoxton, London

Died:

Position: Full-back/Winger

Biography: An Outside-right when he came into the first team in October 1961 before being converted into a right back by Tommy Docherty and Dave Sexton. Established himself in the team at the expense of Peter Brabrook, to form a formidable partnership with Ken Shellito. He was even a dependable emergency goalkeeper when needed. Played in midfield when Docherty switched to a 4- 3-3 formation and his 17 goals in 1964- 1965 was the highest total from a winger since Dick Spence chipped in with 19 goals 30 years previously. A League Cup winner, he saw his saw his time at the club ended by the emergence of Peter Osgood and was sold to Birmingham City for 25,000. The former England under-23 international went onto become a publican at the White Horse and then the Bull in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.




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Murray, Bert I worked with his wife at Ridgeways in Old Street for many years
01-12-18 valerie forsdick(keyes)

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