George Foreman (footballer)

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George Foreman
Personal information
Full name Alexander George Foreman
Date of birth (1914-03-01)1 March 1914
Place of birth Walthamstow, England
Date of death 19 June 1969(1969-06-19) (aged 55)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1938 Walthamstow Avenue ? (?)
1938 West Ham United 6 (1)
1946 Tottenham Hotspur 36 (14)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alexander George Foreman (1 March 1914 – 19 June 1969) was an English professional football player who played for Walthamstow Avenue, West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur and represented the England amateur national football team on one occasion.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

Foreman played for amateur side Walthamstow Avenue before joining West Ham United in March, 1938. The centre forward featured in six matches and scored one goal for the Hammers. After the outbreak of the Second World War he played many war times matches for West Ham,[3] and turned out several times for Tottenham Hotspur. He signed for the White Hart Lane club in March, 1946 and went on to appear in 36 matches and netting 14 goals.[4]


  1. ^ Hugman,B,J, (Ed) The PFA Premier& Football League Players' Records 1946-2005 (2005) ISBN 1-85291-665-6 p215. Retrieved 24 May 2010
  2. ^ Short biography Retrieved 24 May 2010
  3. ^ Foreman's- West Ham stats
  4. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 28 November 2012

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