Ray Harrison

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Ray Harrison
Personal information
Full name Raymond William Harrison[1]
Date of birth (1921-06-21)21 June 1921
Place of birth Boston, England
Date of death June 2000 (aged 78–79)
Place of death Doncaster, England
Playing position Centre forward
Youth career
Boston United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1950 Burnley 60 (19)
1950–1954 Doncaster Rovers 126 (47)
1954–1955 Grimsby Town 38 (7)
1955–1957 King's Lynn
1957–19?? Frickley Colliery
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Raymond William Harrison (21 June 1921 – June 2000) was an English professional association footballer who played as a centre forward in the Football League for Burnley, Doncaster Rovers and Grimsby Town. Harrison is best remembered for scoring the winning goal for Burnley in an FA Cup semi-final.[2]

In his later career he managed Frickley Colliery in the Midland League and ran a sports shop in Doncaster.[3]


  1. ^ "Ray Harrison". Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Clarets Mad - Ray Harrison
  3. ^ Frickley Athletic Museum - Ray Harrison

Hugman, Barry (2005). The PFA Premier and Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. 

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