Roy Greenwood (footballer, born 1931)

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Roy Greenwood
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-05-22)22 May 1931
Place of birth Croydon, England
Date of death 31 December 2011(2011-12-31) (aged 80)
Place of death Caterham, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Beckenham Town
1954–1959 Crystal Palace 111 (0)
Bedford Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roy Greenwood (22 May 1931 – 31 December 2011) was an English professional footballer who played as a left back.


Born in Croydon, Greenwood made 111 appearances in the Football League for Crystal Palace.[1] He also played non-league football for Beckenham Town and Bedford Town.

Later life and death[edit]

Greenwood died in a Caterham nursing home on 31 December 2011, at the age of 80.[2]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  2. ^ "Roy Greenwood". Crystal Palace F.C. 17 January 2012. Archived from the original on 11 May 2012.