Norman Lawson

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Norman Lawson
Personal information
Place of birth County Durham, England
Date of death 25 September 2011 (aged 75)
Place of death Sketty, Wales
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hednesford Town
1955–1958 Bury 56 (8)
1958–1960 Swansea Town 24 (3)
1960 Watford 0 (0)
1960–1963 Kettering Town
1963–1964 Hereford United
Merthyr Tydfil
Ton Pentre
Total 80 (11)
Teams managed
Merthyr Tydfil
Ton Pentre
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Norman Lawson (died 25 September 2011) was an English footballer and cricketer.

Career[edit]

Football career[edit]

Lawson played as a winger, spending his early career with Hednesford Town, Bury and Swansea Town.[1][2] He later played for Watford, Kettering Town and Hereford United, before becoming player-manager of both Merthyr Tydfil and Ton Pentre.[3][4]

Cricket career[edit]

Lawson played club cricket for Swansea Civil Service, Sketty Church, AWCO and Sketty Quins clubs, while he was Captain of the Welsh over-50 team.[4]

Later life and death[edit]

Lawson died on 25 September 2011, aged 75, at Hill House Hospital in Sketty.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BURY : 1946/47 - 2010/11". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  2. ^ "SWANSEA CITY : 1946/47 - 2010/11". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. 
  3. ^ "Past Players". Swansea City A.F.C. 3 April 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Football and cricket hero Norman Lawson played alongside legends". South Wales Evening Post. 30 September 2011.