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Willis: John George (George)

1953-1954 (Player Details)

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Born: Shotton Co Durham: 05-07-1937

Debut: Birmingham City (a): 03-10-1953

58 10st 5lb (1953)

Willis joined Leeds from Evenwood Town in March 1953 and made all his appearances in 1953-54, as he played three consecutive League games, when Harold Williams was injured and other replacements were unavailable. He completed his National Service with the Seventh Battalion Royal Signals before returning to the North-East in November 1954 to become an Hartlepools United player. He scored seven goals in twenty-five League appearances before, towards the end of 1958-59, he joined Blyth Spartans, then had spells with Horden Colliery Welfare in 1961 and Eppleton Colliery Welfare in 1963. He died in 2002.

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