Albert Fisher (footballer)

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Albert Fisher
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Full nameAlbert William Fisher
Date of birth February 1881
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Date of death 4 December 1937(1937-12-04) (aged 56)
Place of death Nottingham, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) [1]
Playing position(s) Inside forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Ashbury Richmond
Soho Caledonians
1902–1903 Aston Villa 1 (0)
1903–1905 Bristol City 50 (21)
1905–1906 Brighton & Hove Albion 20 (8)
1906–1907 Manchester City 5 (2)
Bradford Park Avenue
Coventry City
Merthyr Town
Teams managed
Merthyr Town (player-manager)
1913–1927 Notts County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Albert William Fisher (February 1881 – 4 December 1937) was an English professional footballer who scored 23 goals from 56 appearances in the Football League playing as an inside forward for Aston Villa, Bristol City and Manchester City. He also played for Southern League clubs Brighton & Hove Albion, Bradford Park Avenue, Queens Park Rangers, Coventry City and Merthyr Town. [2] As player-manager, he led Merthyr Town to the Southern League Second Division title in 1911–12, and went on to manage Notts County. [1] [3]

Fisher was born in Birmingham, and died in Nottingham at the age of 56. [1]

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