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Gerorge Rushton


Born in Longton, Stoke on Trent, Gerorge was a well known and extremely popular centre forward who also occasionaly played in the outside right position. During his career he played at the following clubs;

  • George Rushton Clubs
    • Leek Broughs,
    • Burslem Port Vale,
    • Barrow,
    • Burslem Port Vale,
    • Brighton and Hove Albion,
    • Hull City,
    • Swindon Town,
    • Brentford,
    • Swindon Town,
    • Goole Town.
    George Rushton

4th Aug 2004 was the 100th Anniversary for when he signed for Hull City.He married Rosanna Chell in 1900, but was living with Gertrude Bell in Hull in 1909 when they had their first child. George and Gertrude did not marry until 1925. They had 6 children all Hull born.

George died in Hull in 1964, his remains being interned in the city's Northern Cemetary.

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