George Elliott (footballer, born 1889)
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|Full name||George Washington Elliott|
|Date of birth||7 January 1889|
|Place of birth||Sunderland, England|
|Date of death||1948 (aged 58–59)|
|Playing position||Centre forward / Inside right|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was top scorer in the Division One during the 1913–14 season with 31 goals, and (as of 1989) held the club record for most goals in a single match, with 11 for the Reserves in a 14–1 win over Houghton Rovers. He was top scorer during seven out of nine of Boro's peacetime seasons from 1910–11.
He spent all of his 'Boro career in the top flight until relegation in his penultimate season made his final season was spent in the second tier. His last appearance was against Southampton in 1924–25 after which he retired, and resumed his job as a cargo superintendent at Middlesbrough docks. In total he made 344 League appearances for Middlesbrough, scoring on 203 occasions.
- George Elliott at Englandstats.com