Colin Withers

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Colin Withers
Personal information
Full name Colin Charles Withers
Date of birth (1940-03-21) 21 March 1940 (age 77)
Place of birth Erdington,[1] Birmingham, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1956–1957 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1964 Birmingham City 98 (0)
1964–1969 Aston Villa 146 (0)
1969–1970 Lincoln City 1 (0)
1970–1971 Go Ahead Eagles 29 (0)
1972–1973 Atherstone Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Colin Charles Withers (born 21 March 1940) is an English former professional footballer who made 245 appearances in the Football League[2] and a further 29 in the Eredivisie.[3] He played as a goalkeeper, making more than 100 appearances for both Birmingham City and Aston Villa. He also appeared briefly for Lincoln City before playing in the Netherlands for Go Ahead Eagles. He was capped for England at schoolboy level.[1]


  1. ^ a b Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 135. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ "Colin Withers". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Colin Withers". Voetbal International. Retrieved 19 March 2010. [dead link]