George Darwin (footballer)

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George Darwin
Personal information
Full name George Hedworth Darwin[1]
Date of birth (1932-05-16)16 May 1932
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Date of death June 2019 (aged 87)
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Kimblesworth Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1953 Huddersfield Town 0 (0)
1953–1957 Mansfield Town 126 (63)
1957–1960 Derby County 94 (32)
1960–1961 Rotherham United 2 (2)
1961–1964 Barrow 92 (28)
Total 314 (125)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Hedworth Darwin (16 May 1932 – June 2019) was an English professional footballer. He played as an inside forward.

Darwin was born in Chester-le-Street. He played for Kimblesworth Juniors, Huddersfield Town, Mansfield Town, Derby County, Rotherham United, Barrow and Boston during the 1950s and 1960s. He died in 2019, at the age of 87.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "George Darwin". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. Rippon, Anton (4 June 2019). "Former Derby County playmaker who was 'a joy to watch' dies". Derbyshire Live. Retrieved 5 June 2019.