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||16 Apr 1904, Johannesburg (South Africa)
||England: 3 full
A South African who came over on tour in the mid-1920s and stayed
to become one of Liverpool's greatest ever players with an incredible
haul of goals - 233 in his 258 league games. He had a brief spell with
Aston Villa, but age hadn't caught up with him when he signed for
Leeds in 1937 - his record of 5 goals in a game remains unequalled by
any of the great Leeds strikers before or since.
He was a real all-round sportsman, turning out as a fast bowler in
county cricket, and when he retired from the playing side of the game
he had a spell in management with Port Vale before his untimely death
at the age of 47 in Stoke.
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