Cliff Birch

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Cliff Birch
Personal information
Full name Clifford Birch
Date of birth (1928-09-01)1 September 1928
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Date of death 1990 (aged 61–62)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1949 Ebbw Vale ? (?)
1949–1950 Norwich City 5 (3)
1950–1954 Newport County 142 (28)
1954–1955 Colchester United 12 (3)
1955–? Spalding United ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Clifford "Cliff" Birch (1 September 1928 – 1990) was a Welsh professional footballer.

Birch was born in Newport, Monmouthshire. A right-winger, he began his career with Ebbw Vale and joined Norwich in 1949. In 1950 he joined Newport County and made 142 Football League appearances for the club, scoring 28 goals. In 1954 he moved to Colchester United and later to Spalding United.[1]


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