Gordon Harris (footballer)

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Gordon Harris
Personal information
Full name Gordon Harris[1]
Date of birth (1940-06-02)2 June 1940
Place of birth Worksop, England
Date of death 10 February 2014(2014-02-10) (aged 73)
Place of death Langold, England
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
  Firbeck Colliery
1958–1967 Burnley 258 (69)
1967–1971 Sunderland 126 (16)
1971–1975 South Shields
National team
1961–1963 England U23 2 (1)
1966 England 1 (0)

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

† Appearances (goals)

Gordon Harris (2 June 1940 – 10 February 2014) was a professional footballer who played as a midfielder in the Football League for Burnley and Sunderland.[2] He was capped twice for England under-23 team while a Burnley player,[3] and once for the full national team, on 5 January 1966 in a 1–1 draw with Poland, as a late replacement for the injured Bobby Charlton.[4]

Harris died on 10 February 2014 after a short battle with cancer.[5]

Honours[edit]

Burnley

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gordon Harris". Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Gordon Jones". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (27 March 2004). "England - U-23 International Results- Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 9 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "England Will Again Play Spanish Style". The Times. 5 January 1966. p. 4. 
  5. ^ Bomber Harris passes away

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