Walter Winterbottom

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Walter Winterbottom
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at St Georges Park, 2013
Personal information
Full name Walter Winterbottom
Date of birth (1913-01-31)January 31, 1913
Place of birth Oldham, Lancashire, England
Date of death 16 February 2002(2002-02-16) (aged 89)
Position(s) (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936-1938 Manchester United
Teams managed
1947-1963 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sir Walter Winterbottom CBE (31 March 1913 – 16 February 2002) was an English footballer and manager. He was the first manager of the England national team. He played for Manchester United for 2 years.

Winterbottom died after an operation to remove cancer.

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