George Morrall

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George Morrall
Personal information
Full name George Richard Morrall
Date of birth October 4, 1905
Place of birth Smethwick, England
Date of death November 15, 1955 (aged 50)
Place of death Birmingham, England
Playing position Centre-half
Youth career
Gorse Street Primitive Methodists
Chance's Glass Works
Littleton Harriers
Allen Everitt's Sports
West Bromwich Albion (trial)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1927–1936 Birmingham 243 (5)
1936–1940 Swindon Town 97 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

George Richard Morrall (October 4, 1905 – November 15, 1955) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre-half. Born in Smethwick, Staffordshire, Morrall played 266 games in all competitions for Birmingham, including 243 top flight League games and an appearance at Wembley in the 1931 FA Cup Final. He was a dominant defender, good both in the air and on the ground, and a fierce tackler. He went on to make over 100 appearances for Swindon Town. Morrall died in Birmingham aged 50.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  • Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-010-2. 

External links[edit]

Profile at Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk