Harry Bell (footballer, born 1862)

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Harry Bell
Personal information
Date of birth (1862-04-18)18 April 1862
Place of birth West Bromwich, England
Date of death 18 January 1948(1948-01-18) (aged 85)
Place of death South Africa
Playing position Full back
Youth career
1879–1885 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1885–1887 West Bromwich Albion 0[nb 1] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Harry Bell (18 April 1862 – 18 January 1948) was an English footballer who played at full back. He was born in West Bromwich and after attending Beeches Road School, worked at the local George Salter's Spring Works. He joined West Bromwich Albion in 1879 and turned professional (along with his team mates) in the summer of 1885. Bell retired in 1887 due to injury.[1]


  1. ^ Bell's playing career pre-dated league football.


  1. ^ Matthews p. 28.
  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.