George Strong (footballer)

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George Strong
Personal information
Full name George James Strong
Date of birth 7 June 1916
Place of birth Morpeth, England
Date of death 11 October 1989(1989-10-11) (aged 73)
Place of death Burnley, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934 Hartlepools United 1 (0)
1934–1935 Chesterfield 18 (0)
1935–1938 Portsmouth 59 (0)
1938–1939 Gillingham 20 (0)
1939–1946 Walsall 0 (0)
1946–1953 Burnley 264 (0)
Total 362 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George James Strong (7 June 1916 – 11 October 1989), sometimes known as Jimmy Strong,[1] was an English professional association footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He played in the Football League for a number of clubs, making over 350 appearances in total.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tony Scholes. "Jimmy Strong". ClaretsMad.
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888-1939. SoccerData.