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Ted Burgin

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Position Goalkeeper
Born 29 Apr 1927, Stannington (England)
Height 175 cm
Weight 73 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Sheffield United 01 Mar 1949 01 Dec 1957 281 0  
Doncaster Rovers 01 Dec 1957 01 Mar 1958 5 0  
Leeds United 01 Mar 1958 01 Jan 1961 59 0  
Rochdale 01 Jan 1961 01 Jun 1966 207 0  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1958 - 1959 16   0   0   0   0  
1959 - 1960 32   0   0   0   0  
1960 - 1961 10   0   1   0   0  
Total 58   0   1   0   0  

Jabba's Comments

Ted Burgin had a long career in which he came close to top honours without ever quite making it. He played for England's B team, went on 2 FA tours and made an appearance for Rochdale in the 1962 League Cup Final. He was still playing the game when, aged nearly 40, he took over as player-manager of Glossop Town, and coached several other non-league teams.

Mike Franklin says: The first time I saw Ted play was at Bloomfield Road in either 1959 or 1960. I went with my uncle and aunt, i was 10 at the time. I played in goal for my school at the time and every time I made a save I said Ted Burgin to the rescue. Not suprisingly I got the nickname of Burgs which I kept right up to my early 20's.

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