Player #284

Appearances:

145

Starts:

145

Goals:

2

Seasons:

6

George Blackburn
George Blackburn

Source: Football card George Blackburn issued by D C Thomson for the Vanguard comic under the Footballers series, 1924.

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George Blackburn
George Blackburn

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George Blackburn

Position

Midfielder

From

1920-21

To

1925-26

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George Blackburn

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Seasons

Age*

21
22
23
24
25
26

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

145
5
39
39
40
18
4

Starts

145
5
39
39
40
18
4

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

2
0
0
0
1
1
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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George Frederick Blackburn

Birth Date

Wednesday, 8 March 1899

Birth Place

Willesden Green, London

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Hampstead Town

From

For

Free

On

December 1920

Previous Clubs

Pound Lane School |
London Juniors |
Willesden Juniors |
St Francis’s FC |
Essex Yeomanry |
Hampstead Town |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Cardiff City

For

Exchange

On

June 1926

Subsequent Clubs

1926-31 Cardiff City |
1931-32 Mansfield Town |
1932-34 Cheltenham Town |

George Blackburn
George Blackburn

Source: Football card George Blackburn issued by D C Thomson for the Vanguard comic under the Footballers series, 1924.

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George Blackburn
George Blackburn

Source: Football card George Blackburn issued by D C Thomson for the Vanguard comic under the Footballers series, 1924.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1921-26 Free, 145 | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee |

First Squad Appearance

Monday, 7 March 1921

Debut Appearance

Monday, 7 March 1921

Bradford City (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 12 January 1924

Final Appearance

Saturday, 27 February 1926

Birmingham (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 27 February 1926

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

(5ft 10 1/2 in) 1.79 m

Foot

International Team

England

Died

3 July 1957, Aged 58

George Blackburn

Player #284 for Aston Villa, George Frederick Blackburn, played as a midfielder for the club in a position then known as a left half.

George played for Villa between 1920-21 and 1925-26 making 145 appearances and scoring twice.

George was born in Willesden Green on 8 March 1899 and he made his debut appearance for Villa on 7 March 1921 aged 22.

Villa had signed George from Hampstead Town in December 1920 and he signed professional forms with the club in January 1921.

George played in the 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United in the 1924 FA Cup Final

George’s final appearance came on 27 February 1926 aged 26 before he moved on to Cardiff City in June 1926 in exchange for Joe Nicholson.

George played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

George passed away in Cheltenham on 3rd July 1957 aged 58.