Albert Kinsey

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Albert Kinsey
Personal information
Full name Albert John Kinsey
Date of birth (1945-09-16) 16 September 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1965 Manchester United 0 (0)
1965–1972 Wrexham 253 (84)
1972–1973 Crewe Alexandra 32 (1)
1973–1974 Wigan Athletic 5 (1)
Total 290 (86)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Albert John Kinsey (born 19 September 1945) was an English footballer. His regular position was as a forward. He was born in Liverpool. He played for Manchester United and Wrexham. Albert Kinsey played a major role in Wrexham's promotion to League Division 3 in season 1969-1970, finishing as joint leading scorer in the Football League, with 26 goals. Three years later, he became the first player to score a goal in European competition for Wrexham, helping them to draw 1-1 at F.C.Zurich, who were eventually defeated 3-2 on aggregate. He later joined Crewe Alexandra before dropping into non-league football with Wigan Athletic, where he scored one goal in five Northern Premier League games in the 1973–74 season.[1]


  1. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-91-7. 

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