Ron Simpson

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Ron Simpson
Personal information
Date of birth (1934-02-25)25 February 1934
Place of birth Carlisle, England
Date of death 10 November 2010(2010-11-10) (aged 76)
Place of death Carlisle, England
Playing position Left wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1958 Huddersfield Town 110 (24)
1958–1965 Sheffield United 203 (45)
1965–1966 Carlisle United 45 (6)
1966–1967 Queen of the South 25 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ronald "Ron" Simpson (25 February 1934 – 11 November 2010) was an English former professional footballer, born in Carlisle, Cumberland, who played as a midfielder in the Football League for Huddersfield Town, Sheffield United and Carlisle United and in the Scottish Football League for Queen of the South.[1] He died on 11 November 2010 following a short illness.[2] There was a floral tribute to Simpson at Bramall Lane in his honour. His funeral was on 18 November 2010.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ron Simpson". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Ron Simpson". Barry Hugman's Footballers Post-War Premier & Football League Players' Records. Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Death of ex Blade" sufc.co.uk 17 November 2010