George Stephenson (footballer, born 1900)

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George Stephenson
Personal information
Full nameGeorge Ternent Stephenson
Date of birth(1900-09-03)3 September 1900
Place of birth Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England
Date of death 18 August 1971(1971-08-18) (aged 70)
Height 5 ft 9 12 in (1.77 m) [1]
Position(s) Inside forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1919–1927 Aston Villa 93 (22)
1927–1931 Derby County 111 (53)
1931–1933 Sheffield Wednesday 39 (17)
1933–1934 Preston North End 25 (16)
1934–1936 Charlton Athletic 50 (12)
National team
1928–1931 England 3 (2)
Teams managed
1947–1952 Huddersfield Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Ternent Stephenson (3 September 1900 – 18 August 1971) was a professional manager at Huddersfield Town. His brother was the ex-Town player Clem Stephenson.

As a player, he spent the period from November 1919 to November 1927 with Aston Villa, before moving on to Derby County. After four seasons at Derby, he moved on to Sheffield Wednesday in 1931. He spent the 1933–34 season with Preston North End before spending the last three years of his career with Charlton Athletic where he retired in 1936.

He was also an England international, making two appearances in 1928, scoring twice against France on his debut on 17 May 1928. He made his third and final appearance for England on 14 May 1931.

His son Bob was also a professional footballer, playing for Derby County, Shrewsbury Town and Rochdale in the 1960s, as well as playing cricket for Derbyshire and Hampshire between 1967 and 1980.

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References

  1. Brum (22 August 1921). "First Division prospects. Aston Villa". Athletic News. Manchester. p. 5.