George Drummond (footballer)

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This article is about the Scottish footballer. For the Scottish politician, see George Drummond.
George Drummond
Personal information
Full name George Drummond
Date of birth 1865
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death 1914
Playing position Left winger[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
St Bernard's
1888–1899 Preston North End 139 (36)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

George "Geordie" Drummond (1865–1914) was a professional association football player. Born in Edinburgh, he played for St Bernard's before joining Preston North End. He was a key member of the Preston team which won the first ever Football League championship in the 1888–89 season without losing a match.[2][3] In all he made 139 Football League appearances between 1888 and 1899, scoring 36 goals.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simkin, John. "George Drummond : Biography". Spartacus Educational. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Murphy, Alex (28 July 2007). "Dream XI to stand the ages". London: The Times. Retrieved 11 July 2008. 
  3. ^ Winter, Henry (17 April 2004). "Four-star Henry stuns Leeds". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 11 July 2008. 
  4. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.