Harry Green (footballer, born 1860)

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Harry Green
Personal information
Full name Harold Green[1]
Date of birth 19 January 1860
Place of birth West Bromwich, England
Date of death May 1900 (aged 40)
Place of death West Bromwich, England
Playing position Full-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
????–1891 West Bromwich Albion 33 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Harold Green (19 January 1860 – May 1900) was an English footballer who played at both right and left full-back.

Career[edit]

Green was born in West Bromwich. He played for George Salter's Works before joining West Bromwich Albion. He played in three successive FA Cup Finals for Albion, picking up runners-up medals in 1886 and 1887 and a winners medal in 1888 when Preston North End were defeated 2–1. He also played in Albion's first league game, a 2–0 win against Stoke in September 1888.

In 1891 Green left Albion to join Old Hill Wanderers. He died in West Bromwich in May 1900.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Joyce. Football League players's records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 98. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.