George Morrall

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George Morrall
Personal information
Full name George Richard Morrall
Date of birth (1905-10-04)4 October 1905
Place of birth Smethwick, England
Date of death 15 November 1955(1955-11-15) (aged 50)
Place of death Birmingham, England
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Gorse Street Primitive Methodists
Chance's Glass Works
Littleton Harriers
Allen Everitt's Sports
West Bromwich Albion (trial)
1927–1936 Birmingham 243 (5)
1936–1940 Swindon Town 97 (5)

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


George Richard Morrall (4 October 1905 – 15 November 1955) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre half. Born in Smethwick, Staffordshire, Morrall played 266 games in all competitions for Birmingham, including 243 top-flight League games and an appearance at Wembley in the 1931 FA Cup Final. He was a dominant defender, good both in the air and on the ground, and a fierce tackler. He went on to make more than 100 appearances for Swindon Town. Morrall died in Birmingham aged 50.

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References[edit]

  • Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-010-2. 

External links[edit]

Profile at Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk