Charlie Calladine

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Charlie Calladine
Personal information
Full name Charles Frederick Calladine
Date of birth (1911-01-24)24 January 1911
Place of birth Wessington, England
Date of death 29 October 1983(1983-10-29) (aged 72)
Place of death Matlock, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
1927–1928 Wessington
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1930 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United
1930–1936 Birmingham 115 (5)
1936–1938 Blackburn Rovers 48 (6)
1938–194? Guildford City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles Frederick "Charlie" Calladine (24 January 1911 – 29 October 1983) was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half. Born in Wessington, Derbyshire, Calladine started his football career with Scunthorpe & Lindsey United before moving to Birmingham in 1930, where he played more than 100 games in the Football League First Division. He was a physically strong player with pace and a powerful shot. After leaving Birmingham he played for Blackburn Rovers and Guildford City, whom he helped to runners-up spot in the Southern League. He died in Matlock, Derbyshire in 1983 at the age of 72.


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