Graham Sissons

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Graham Sissons
Personal information
Full name John Graham Sissons
Date of birth (1934-05-20) 20 May 1934 (age 80)
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Country Girl
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1962 Birmingham City 90 (0)
1962–1964 Peterborough United 68 (0)
1964–1968 Walsall 98 (1)
1968–19?? Stourbridge
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Graham Sissons, known as Graham Sissons, (born 20 May 1934 in Chester-le-Street, County Durham) is an English former footballer who played as a defender. He made over 250 appearances in the Football League for Birmingham City, Peterborough United and Walsall, and played in both legs of the 1961 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final, which Birmingham lost to A.S. Roma. For Birmingham, he was used as Trevor Smith's deputy at centre half, and later replaced George Allen at left back.



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  • "Walsall: 1946/47 - 2006/07". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 2007-11-05.