George Fraser (footballer)

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George Fraser
Personal information
Full name George Fraser[1]
Date of birth 1881[1]
Place of birth Elgin, Moray,[1] Scotland
Date of death 21 October 1951 (aged 69–70)[1]
Playing position Right half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Elgin City
1899–1901 Sunderland 0 (0)
1901–1911 Lincoln City[a] 265 (4)
Nettleham
Teams managed
1919–1921 Lincoln City
1921–1924 Grimsby Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

George Fraser (1881[b] – 21 October 1951) was a Scottish footballer who made 265 appearances in the Football League for Lincoln City. He played at right half. He played for his local club, Elgin City,[2] before moving to England to join Sunderland in 1889, but never represented them in senior competition,[3] and signed for Second Division club Lincoln City in 1901. He spent ten years with Lincoln, making 330 appearances in all competitions, and contributed to their Midland League title in 1908–09.[1]

Fraser managed Lincoln City from 1919 to 1921,[4] and took charge of Grimsby Town from 1921 to 1924, a post he resigned because he felt the club's directors were interfering in his team selections.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lincoln City infobox statistics are for the Football League only. They do not include appearances and goals in the 1908–09 Midland League season.
  2. ^ The Lincoln City FC Archive lists his year of birth as 1881,[1] while Joyce's Football League Players' Records[2] and the Sunderland A.F.C.-related statistical website TheStatCat[3] give 1874.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "George Fraser". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 15 May 2013.  Season details are sourced via the Season Stats dropdown menu at the bottom right of this page. The site is partly subscription-based, but only free-access sections are used for reference. If pop-up login dialogue boxes appear, press the "Cancel" button to proceed.
  2. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 111. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ a b "George Fraser". TheStatCat. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "The managers". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  5. ^ Green, Pete & Wilson, Simon (April 2005). "A brief history of Town" (PDF). The Football Supporter (The Football Supporters' Federation). p. 25. Retrieved 15 May 2013.