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George Wall

George Wall

Clubs played for: Boldon Royal Rovers, Whitburn, Jarrow, Barnsley, Manchester United, Oldham Athletic, Hamilton Academical, Rochdale, Ashton National, Manchester Ship Canal (1901-1927)

Born: 1885

Birthplace: Boldon Colliery, County Durham

Position: Outside-left

Biography: Signed for a bargain £175, he was one of the great Outside-lefts, pre-Great War. He scored the first of his 98 goals on his debut. Very fast and tricky, he was a key player in the two League successes and an FA Cup Final victory. He was sold to Oldham for £200 after the war, when he was a sergeant in the Black Watch. The England international worked on Manchester's Docks for many years after his retirement, and died in 1962, aged 77.




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Wall, George George Wall was my great great uncle. I have researched my family tree so have information about his family Lesley Golden.
12-07-21Averil Kirton

Wall, George George Wall was my great grandfather. I have a photo if you would like it. I would love to know more about his life / family etc
20-08-20Lesley Goosen

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