Horace Green

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Horace Green
Personal information
Full name Horace Green[1]
Date of birth (1918-04-23)23 April 1918[1]
Place of birth Barnsley, England
Date of death July 2000 (aged 82)[1]
Playing position Right half / Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Worsbrough Bridge O.B.
1936–1949 Halifax Town 155 (5)
1949–1955 Lincoln City 212 (14)
Total 367 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Horace Green (23 April 1918 – July 2000) was an English professional footballer who made 367 appearances in the Football League playing for Halifax Town and Lincoln City.[2] He played as a right half or full back.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Green was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire.[1] He began his football career with Worsbrough Bridge Old Boys, before joining Football League Third Division North club Halifax Town in July 1936.[4] He made his debut in the 1937–38 season,[3] and remained with the club until February 1949, although the Second World War interrupted his league career for seven years.[4] He moved on to Lincoln City, where he was a regular in the starting eleven for five years, making his last first-team appearance in October 1954.[1]

Green died in July 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Horace Green". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Horace Green". UK A-Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 106. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  4. ^ a b "Players: Archive: Horace Green". shaymenonline.org. Archived from the original on 9 March 2007.