George Carr (footballer)

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George Carr
Personal information
Date of birth (1899-01-19)19 January 1899
Place of birth South Bank, Middlesbrough, England
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1916–1919 Bradford Park Avenue
1919–1924 Middlesbrough 67 (23)
1924–1932 Leicester City 179 (24)
1932–1933 Stockport County 18
1933–1935 Nuneaton Borough
Teams managed
1933–1935 Nuneaton Borough (player/manager)
1935–1937 Cheltenham Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

George Carr (born 19 January 1899, date of death unknown) was an English football player and manager. He played as a centre half for Bradford Park Avenue, Middlesbrough, Leicester City, Stockport County and as player/manager for Nuneaton Borough, he also managed Cheltenham Town. He was born in South Bank, Middlesbrough.

He was part of the Leicester City side that finished in the club's highest ever league finish in 1928-29 and briefly captained that side in Johnny Duncan's absence through injury. A broken leg he received in a game against Leeds United in 1925-26 was so severe, several supporters fainted on sight of it and had to be revived with salts water.

References[edit]

Dave Smith & Paul Taylor (2010). Of Fossils and Foxes. ISBN 1-905411-94-4.