Sam Wadsworth

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Sam Wadsworth
Personal information
Full name Samuel John Wadsworth
Date of birth 13 September 1896
Place of birth Darwen, England
Date of death 1 September 1961(1961-09-01) (aged 64)
Place of death Eindhoven, Netherlands
Playing position Left-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Blackburn
1920–1921 Nelson
1921–1929 Huddersfield 281 (4)
1929 Burnley
Lytham
National team
England 9 (0)
Teams managed
1934-1935 Delft
1935-1938 PSV
1938-1940 DWS
1945-1951 PSV
1951-1955 Brabantia
1956-1957 BVC Amsterdam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Samuel John Wadsworth (13 September 1896 in Darwen, England – 1 September 1961 in Eindhoven, Netherlands) was a professional footballer who played as a defender for Blackburn Rovers, Nelson, Huddersfield Town, Burnley and Lytham.

He made nine appearances for England between April 1922 and October 1926, and was captain for his final four appearances.

He was later manager of PSV Eindhoven in the 1930s.

He died in Eindhoven in 1961.

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