Allan Sliman

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Allan Sliman
Personal information
Full name Allan Melrose Sliman
Date of birth (1906-02-27)27 February 1906
Place of birth Busby, Scotland
Date of death 1945
Place of death RAF plane crash
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??-19?? Arthurlie
1928–1932 Bristol City 136 (1)
1932–1938 Chesterfield 241 (9)
1938–1939 Chelmsford City
Teams managed
1938-1939 Chelmsford City player manager
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Allan Melrose Sliman (born 27 February 1906 in Busby, Scotland and died in 1945 in an RAF plane crash) was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre half. He made over 370 Football League appearances in the years before the Second World War.[1]

Career[edit]

Allan Sliman played locally for Arthurlie before Alex Raisbeck signed him in September 1928 for £280 for Bristol City.[2][3] Sliman joined Chesterfield for £2,000 in March 1932. Allan Sliman joined Chelmsford City as player manager in October 1938 playing in their FA Cup run in 1938-39. Sliman managed Chelmsford City for 25 matches, of which 16 were won and seven lost. Sliman died in an RAF plane crash in 1945.[2]

Honours[edit]

with Chesterfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 – 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b Woods, David; Leigh Edwards (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5. 
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X.