|Full name||Alwyn Derek Burton|
|Date of birth||11 September 1941|
|Place of birth||Chepstow, Wales|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
A versatile player at the back or as a centre forward, Burton began his career as a wing-half at Newport County scoring 8 times in 53 appearances. He later spent 10 years playing for Newcastle United, but regards being part of the Norwich City side that won the second-ever Football League Cup in 1962 as one of his greatest achievements.
Burton made 73 first team appearances for Norwich and scored nine goals, before moving to Newcastle in 1963, for a fee of about £35,000. His move followed an FA Cup tie between the two clubs, which Norwich won 5-0. Burton gained nine caps for Wales.
- http://www.toon1892.co.uk/detail_player.php?id=116 Accessed 9 December 2010
- Newport County A-Z of transfers
- http://new.pinkun.com/text/story.aspx?brand=PINKUNOnline&category=DavidCuffley&tBrand=PINKUNOnline&tCategory=text&itemid=NOED25%20Aug%202007%2014%3A47%3A19%3A957[permanent dead link] Accessed 8 November 2007
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