George Colson

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George Colson
Personal information
Full name George Peter Colson
Date of birth (1993-10-24) 24 October 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Cowes, England
Position(s) Right back
Youth career
2003–2012 Portsmouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Portsmouth 0 (0)
2012–2013Dorchester Town (loan) 2 (0)
2013Bashley (loan) 8 (0)
2013–2014 Bashley 10 (2)
2014 Fareham Town 14 (1)
2014–2015 Newport IW 28 (2)
2015–2019 Salisbury 102 (10)
National team
2008–2009 Wales U16 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 October 2018

George Peter Colson (born 24 October 1993) is an English born Welsh footballer. Mainly a right back, he can also play as a midfielder.


Portsmouth and loans[edit]

Colson signed a two-year scholarship with Portsmouth on 15 July 2010.[1] On 26 June 2012, he signed a one-year professional deal.[2]

On 14 August 2012, he made his debut in the League Cup in a 3–0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle.[3]

On 21 November 2012, Colson joined Dorchester Town on an initial month-long loan, alongside Dan Thompson.[4] He made his debut in a Dorset Senior Cup match against Wimborne Town a game which Colson scored in, the fixture ended 3-2 to Wimborne.[5] Colson's league debut was in a 2-2 draw on 2 January against struggling Truro City.[6] His last involvement for the Magpies was as an unused substitute in a 1-0 win over Dover Athletic.[7]

On 23 January 2013 Colson joined Southern League Premier Division side Bashley on a month's loan joining up with fellow Portsmouth winger Elliot Wheeler.[8] In March, he returned to Portsmouth, and after being told that his contract would not be renewed, Colson secured a trial at Stoke City.[9] He then was released at the end of the season.


Colson signed permanently for Bashley on 24 September 2013, after a good loan spell at the club. In January 2014 Colson Left the club [10]

Fareham Town / Newport IW[edit]

According to their official website, Colson signed for Newport IW on 1 November 2014,[11] after a short stint at Fareham Town.


On 27 July 2015, Colson joined Salisbury.[12] On 31 May 2018, after being previously released, he re-joined the club.[13] On 10 October 2019 it was confirmed that Calson had cancelled his Salisbury FC contract and registration by mutual consent.[14]


George is a qualified McTimoney Chiropractor. George is practicing at Wootton Chiropractic Clinic, on the Isle of Wight.

International career[edit]

Colson has played for the Wales national under-16 football team.[15]


  1. ^ "Pompey Unveil New Scholars". Portsmouth FC. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Isle Of Wight Trio Sign Deals". Portsmouth FC. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Plymouth 3-0 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  4. ^ Magpies Sign Three; Dorchester Town FC, 21 November 2012
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  8. ^ Another Portsmouth Boy Loaned To Bash; Pitchero Non League, 23 January 2013
  9. ^ Colson attracting Premier League interest; Chichester Observer, 15 March 2013
  10. ^ George Colson signed for Bashley today; Bashley's official website, 24 September 2013
  11. ^ Broughy Responds With Academy Signing;
  12. ^ "Four More Signings Confirmed". Salisbury F.C. 27 July 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Salisbury add seven to squad including one new face". Salisbury Journal. 31 May 2018. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  14. ^ Whites allow Colson to depart,, 10 October 2019
  15. ^ Phillips, Terry. "Victory target for City youngsters". Retrieved 15 August 2012.

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