Sam Burton

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Sam Burton
Personal information
Full name Samuel Burton
Date of birth (1926-11-10) 10 November 1926 (age 91)
Place of birth Swindon, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1961 Swindon Town 463 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Samuel Burton (born 10 November 1926) is an English former professional association football player who played his entire career as a goalkeeper for Swindon Town, making 463 appearances in the Football League and 509 in all first-team competitions.[1] Only John Trollope, Maurice Owen and Fraser Digby played more times for the club.[2]


  1. ^ "Sam Burton". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Stat Attack: Most Appearances". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 

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