Malcolm Page (footballer)

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Malcolm Page
Personal information
Full name Malcolm Edward Page
Date of birth (1947-02-05) 5 February 1947 (age 72)
Place of birth Knucklas, Wales
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Youth career
1964 Birmingham City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1981 Birmingham City 336 (8)
1981–1982 Oxford United 14 (1)
Total 350 (9)
National team
1971–1979 Wales 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Malcolm Edward Page (born 5 February 1947) is a Welsh former professional footballer born in Knucklas, Radnorshire (now Powys), who played as a defender or midfielder. He made 391 appearances for Birmingham City in all competitions over a 17-year career, and also played for Oxford United.[1][2] He won 28 full caps for Wales, which at the time made him Birmingham City's most capped player, a record he held for 25 years until overtaken by Australia's Stan Lazaridis in 2005.[3][4] He captained both club and country.[1]

In 2012, Page was one of seven former players elected to Birmingham City's Hall of Fame.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 115. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
  2. ^ "Malcolm Page". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  3. ^ Matthews, Tony. Birmingham City: A Complete Record. pp. 246–47.
  4. ^ Dickinson, Tony (August 2005). "The Norwegian Blues". Birmingham City F.C. Archived from the original on 1 March 2012.
  5. ^ "The magnificent seven". Birmingham City F.C. 9 March 2012. Archived from the original on 6 December 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.