Bert Addinall

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Bert Addinall
Personal information
Full name Albert William Addinall
Date of birth (1921-01-30)30 January 1921
Place of birth Marylebone, London, England
Date of death May 2005 (aged 84)
Place of death Surrey, England
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
British Oxygen
1943–1953 Queens Park Rangers 150 (59)
1953–1954 Brighton & Hove Albion 60 (31)
1954–1955 Crystal Palace 12 (2)
Snowdown CW
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Albert William "Bert" Addinall[1] (30 January 1921 – May 2005) was an English professional footballer. He scored 92 goals from 222 games in the Football League playing for Queens Park Rangers and Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace as a centre forward.

Addinall was born in Marylebone, London. He joined Queens Park Rangers in April 1945 from British Oxygen. His league debut came in September 1946 in the 3–0 win against Bournemouth and he went on to play 150 league games scoring 59 goals.

Addinall left QPR for Brighton & Hove Albion in January 1953, where he was again a regular goalscorer. He moved to Crystal Palace in July 1954, playing twelve league games before ending his league career. He went on to play non-League football for Snowdown Colliery Welfare. Addinall died in May 2005.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barry J. Hugman. The PFA & Premier League players' records 1946-1998. Queen Anne Press. ISBN 1-85291-585-4. 
  2. ^ "Bert Addinall". Queens Park Rangers F.C. 12 May 2005. Retrieved 22 July 2010.