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Arthur Tilford

Arthur Tilford

Clubs played for: Trowell St Helens, Nottingham Forest , Blackpool, Coventry City, Fulham, Southampton, Walsall (1924-1935)

Born: 1903

Birthplace: Ilkeston

Position: Left-back

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Tilford, Arthur Arthur told me that he had kicked a football further than any other player. He claimed, that whilst playing for Nottingham Forest that a clearance of his went out of the ground and landed in a coal barge that was passing on the nearby River Trent. It was recovered in Hull. Whether this was true or not, I never knew. He was a lovely, lovely man and always had a twinkle in his eye when he told this tale, so, who knows?
16-12-20 Peter Lynch

Tilford, Arthur Arthur was my paternal grandad.
24-08-20 Gaynor Tilford-Baker

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