Player #155

Appearances:

5

Starts:

5

Goals:

0

Seasons:

2

George Smith
George Smith

Source: Football card George Smith issued by Taddy & Co for Grapnel and Imperial cigarettes under the Prominent Footballers series, first series, 1907.

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George Smith
George Smith

Source: Football card George Smith issued by Taddy & Co for Grapnel and Imperial cigarettes under the Prominent Footballers series, first series, 1907.

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George Smith

Position

Forward

From

1901-02

To

1901-02

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George Smith

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

22

Division

D1

Appearances

5
5

Starts

5
5

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

0
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 Smith

Birth Date

Saturday, 12 July 1879

Birth Place

Preston, Lancashire

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Preston North End

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

St. Christopher’s FC |
Leyland FC |
1899-01 Preston North End |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

New Brompton FC

For

Free

On

1901

Subsequent Clubs

1902-03 New Brompton FC |
1903-06 Blackburn Rovers |
1906-07 Plymouth Argyle |
1907-08 Southampton |

George Smith
George Smith

Source: Football card George Smith issued by Taddy & Co for Grapnel and Imperial cigarettes under the Prominent Footballers series, first series, 1907.

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George Smith
George Smith

Source: Football card George Smith issued by Taddy & Co for Grapnel and Imperial cigarettes under the Prominent Footballers series, first series, 1907.

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Villa Career

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

1901 Free, 5 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Monday, 9 September 1901

Debut Appearance

Monday, 9 September 1901

Notts County (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 19 October 1901

Derby County (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 19 October 1901

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

3 July 1908, Aged 29

George Smith

Player #155 for Aston Villa, George Smith played as a forward for the club.

George played for Villa in 1901-02 appearing on 5 occasions.

George was born in Preston on 12th July 1879 and made his first appearance for the club as a 22 year old on 9th
September 1901.

Villa had signed George from hometown side Preston North End but was soon moved on to New Brompton FC.

George made his final appearance just 5 weeks later on 19th October 1901.

George played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

George died from pneumonia in Southampton on 3rd July 1908 aged just 28, just 9 days before his 29th birthday.