Harry McIlvenny

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Harry McIlvenny
Personal information
Date of birth (1922-10-05)5 October 1922
Place of birth Bradford, England
Date of death 29 June 2009(2009-06-29) (aged 86)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19xx–1946 Yorkshire Amateur ? (?)
1946–1950 Bradford Park Avenue 43 (17)
1950–1953 Bishop Auckland ? (?)
National team
1948 Great Britain 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Harry J. McIlvenny (5 October 1922 – 29 June 2009) was an English footballer who played as a centre forward.


Born in Bradford, McIlvenny played club football for Yorkshire Amateur, Bradford Park Avenue and Bishop Auckland.[1]

He represented Great Britain at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

McIlvenny served in the RAF in World War Two and died in 2009, aged 86.[4]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  2. ^ Harry McIlvennyFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Profile". Sports Reference. 
  4. ^ "Memories of Busby's Olympics striker go on show". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 18 July 2012.