George Appleyard

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George Appleyard
Personal information
Full name George Charles Appleyard[1]
Date of birth (1900-05-31)31 May 1900
Place of birth Rawmarsh, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rotherham Forge
Rotherham Town
Rawmarsh Athletic
????–1924 Barnsley 4 (2)
1924–1925 Exeter City 8 (1)
1925–1926 Torquay United
1926–19?? Wrexham 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Charles Appleyard (31 May 1900 – after 1926) was an English football forward. He was born in Rawmarsh, Yorkshire.

Appleyard began his career with Rotherham Forge, subsequently playing for Rotherham Town and Rawmarsh Athletic before joining Barnsley where he made his league debut in the 1923-24 season. He joined Exeter City in 1924 before moving to local rivals Torquay United where he was a regular in their Southern League side in the 1925-26 season.[2] He also played in all eight of Torquay’s FA Cup games that season as they reached the first round and took Third Division Reading to a second replay.

He left at the end of the 1925-26 season to join Wrexham.


  1. ^ Michael Joyce. Football League players' records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. ISBN 1899468676.
  2. ^ Leigh Edwards. The definitive Torquay United F.C. ISBN 1899468099.