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George Briggs

Birmingham FC




Full name George Richard Briggs
Born 3 May 1903 in Wombwell, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Barnsley, September 1903]
Died not known
Height/Weight not known


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Club Career

Club(s) Started with his career with Mitchell's Main Colliery FC, Ardsley Athletic FC and Denaby United FC, from where he joined Birmingham FC in December 1923. He would go on to score 98 goals in 298 league appearances, before joining Plymouth Argyle FC in 1933, another 58 league appearances followed in which he scored eleven times. He ended his career with St Austell FC in 1936-37;
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1930-31;
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Like many a Yorkshireman, began his trade as a coalminer. Returned to Yorkshire after leaving the game.


George Briggs - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
2 0 0 0 0 min none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.


George Briggs - Match History
 Clubs: Birmingham F.C. - 0 full caps

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 23
- 151 20 October 1926 - England 3 Ireland 3, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HD reserve
Age 24
- 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL reserve