Alan Woan

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Alan Woan
Personal information
Full name Alan Esplin Woan[1]
Date of birth (1931-02-08)8 February 1931[1]
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Date of death 12 February 2021(2021-02-12) (aged 90)
Position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
?–1953 New Brighton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1956 Norwich City 21 (7)
1956–1959 Northampton Town 119 (68)
1959–1961 Crystal Palace 41 (21)
1961–1964 Aldershot 108 (44)
1964–? Chertsey Town ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alan Woan (8 February 1931 – 12 February 2021) was an English professional footballer. He played as an inside forward. He made a total of 289 Football League appearances for Norwich City, Northampton Town, Crystal Palace and Aldershot scoring 140 goals.

He also played non-league football for New Brighton and Chertsey Town.

Woan died four days after his 90th birthday.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Purkiss, Mike; Sands, Nigel (1990). Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. The Breedon Books Publishing Company. p. 344. ISBN 0907969542.
  2. "Alan Woan: 1931-2021". cpfc.co.uk. 13 February 2021. Retrieved 13 February 2021.

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