Brian Purcell

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Brian Purcell
Personal information
Date of birth (1938-11-23)23 November 1938
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Date of death 20 January 1969(1969-01-20) (aged 30)
Place of death Hereford, England
Playing position Centre Half
Youth career
0000–1959 Waun Wen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1968 Swansea City 165 (1)
1968–1969 Hereford United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brian Purcell (23 November 1938 – 20 January 1969) was a Welsh professional footballer who played for Swansea City between 1959 and 1968, making 165 league appearances.[1] Purcell also played for Waun Wen and Hereford United. Purcell died in a car-crash on 20 January 1969, alongside Roy Evans.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SWANSEA CITY : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Death notices - Rest in Peace - 1960s and 1970s". Nigel's Webspace - Galleries of English Football Cards 1965/66 - 1979/80. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 

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