Harold Atkinson (footballer)

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Harold Atkinson
Personal information
Date of birth 28 July 1925
Place of birth Bootle, England
Date of death 4 September 2003(2003-09-04) (aged 78)
Place of death Wirral, England
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1945 Carlton
1945–1955 Tranmere Rovers 185 (91)
1955– Chesterfield

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

Harold Atkinson (28 July 1925 – 4 September 2003)[1] was an English footballer who played as a centre forward for Carlton, Tranmere Rovers and Chesterfield.[2] He made 197 appearances for Tranmere, scoring 104 goals.[1]


  1. ^ a b Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve; Bishop, Peter (24 July 2009). "Player Records". Tranmere Rovers: The Complete Record. Breedon. pp. 520–538. ISBN 978-1-85983-711-5. 
  2. ^ Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve (November 1997). "Players' Data". Tranmere Rovers 1921–1997: A Complete Record. pp. 101–108. ISBN 978-0-9518648-2-1.