Sam Burton

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Samuel Burton (10 November 1926 – 8 October 2020) was an English professional footballer. He played his entire career as a goalkeeper for Swindon Town, making 463 appearances in the Football League and 509 in all first-team competitions.[1] Only John Trollope, Maurice Owen and Fraser Digby played more times for the club.[2] He was born in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Burton died on 8 October 2020 from dementia-related problems and cancer at the age of 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sam Burton". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. "Stat Attack: Most Appearances". Swindon-Town-FC. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  3. REMEMBERING SAM BURTON 1926-2020