George Beattie (footballer)

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George Beattie
Personal information
Full name George Beattie
Date of birth (1925-06-16)16 June 1925
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Date of death 10 March 2012(2012-03-10) (aged 86)
Place of death Newport, Wales
Playing position Inside Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1948 Southampton 1 (0)
1948–1950 Gloucester City ? (?)
1950–1953 Newport County 113 (26)
1953–1955 Bradford Park Avenue 53 (16)
Tonbridge
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

George Beattie (born 16 June 1925, Aberdeen) was a Scottish professional footballer. An inside forward he began his career with Southampton but only played 1 game in the 1947-48 season.

Beattie briefly played for Gloucester City before he joined Newport County in 1950. He went on to make 113 Football League appearances for Newport scoring 26 goals.[1]

In 1953 he joined Bradford Park Avenue and in 1955 he joined Tonbridge.

He died on 10 March 2012 in Newport[2][3]

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