George Eastham

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George Eastham
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Eastham in 1973
Personal information
Full name George Edward Eastham[1]
Date of birth (1936-09-23) 23 September 1936 (age 83)[1]
Place of birth Blackpool, England[1]
Playing position Midfielder / Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1956 Ards 51 (13)
1956–1960 Newcastle United 124 (29)
1960–1966 Arsenal 207 (41)
1966–1973 Stoke City 194 (4)
1967Cleveland Stokers (loan) 11 (1)
1970Cape Town City (loan) 17 (1)
1971Hellenic (loan) 26 (2)
1972Hellenic (loan)
1975 East London United
Total 536 (75)
National team
1959–1960 England U23 6 (3)
1963–1966 England 19 (2)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Stoke City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Edward Eastham, OBE (born 23 September 1936) is an English former footballer. He is known for playing for Newcastle United, Arsenal and Stoke City, as well as a non-playing member of England's 1966 World Cup-winning squad.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.