Eric Webster

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Eric Webster
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-06-24)24 June 1931
Place of birth Manchester, England
Date of death 24 January 2016(2016-01-24) (aged 84)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Ardwick Lads Club
1950–1952 Manchester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1953 Manchester City 1 (0)
Ashton United
Hyde United
1958–1959 Macclesfield Town 12 (4)
Nantlle Vale
Stalybridge Celtic
Teams managed
Stalybridge Celtic
Hyde United
Ashton United
1982–1985 Stockport County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eric Webster (24 June 1931 – 24 January 2016) was an English association football player and coach.


Playing career[edit]

Born in Manchester, Webster began his career with Ardwick Lads Club, before signing for Manchester City, where he made one appearance in the Football League.[1][2] After leaving Manchester City, Webster played with Ashton United, Hyde United, Macclesfield Town, Nantlle Vale, Pwllheli and Stalybridge Celtic.[2][3]

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Webster managed Stalybridge Celtic, Hyde United, Runcorn and Ashton United, before moving to Stockport County to become head groundsman and a coach, eventually becoming full manager between 1982 and 1985.[2][4]

He died on 24 January 2016.[5]


  1. ^ "MANCHESTER CITY : 1946/47 - 2010/11". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database.
  2. ^ a b c "Eric Webster". Stockport County F.C. 20 March 2007.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  5. ^ "Eric Webster RIP". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2016.