Benny Green (footballer)
|Full name||Benjamin Haigh Green|
|Date of birth||23 February 1883|
|Place of birth||Penistone, England|
|Date of death||26 April 1917(aged 34)|
|Place of death||Arras area, France|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|Penistone Rising Star|
|1903–1909||Small Heath / Birmingham||185||(43)|
|1911–1913||Preston North End||73||(23)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Benjamin Haigh Green (23 February 1883 – 26 April 1917) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside forward. He scored 117 goals from 406 matches in the Football League playing for Barnsley, Small Heath (renamed Birmingham in 1905), Burnley, Preston North End and Blackpool.
He made nearly 200 appearances for Small Heath / Birmingham in all competitions, and scored the first goal at the club's new ground, St Andrew's, on 29 December 1906, three days after the official opening, for which he was rewarded with a piano.
- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 106. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
- "Casualty details: Green, Benjamin Haigh". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
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