Alf Burnett

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Alf Burnett
Personal information
Full name Alfred Price Burnett
Date of birth 23 July 1922
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Date of death February 1977 (aged 54)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946 Dundee United 1 (0)
1946–1959 Barrow 87 (32)
1949–1950 Lincoln City 4 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfred Price Burnett (born 23 July 1922 in Aberdeen)[1] was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre forward. Burnett began his career in the mid-1940s with Dundee United, featuring in just one match before heading south to join Barrow. At the end of the decade, Burnett had a brief spell with Lincoln City, but left the club in June 1950 after joining the police.[2]

Burnett, who died in 1977, served in the RAF at Walney airfield prior to playing for Barrow.[3]


  1. ^ "Alf Burnett". Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "City F.C. Lose 2nd Player In Two Days". Lincolnshire Echo. 30 June 1950. Retrieved 5 April 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "And the cat was Tibby". Whitehaven News. 1 December 2008. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2016. 

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