George Lewis (Footballer)

George Lewis (Footballer)

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Thomas George Lewis was a Welsh footballer who played as a centre-forward for Watford in the late 1930s, before joining Southampton for a brief period after World War II. Lewis was born in Troed-y-rhiw in Glamorgan and after playing youth football with his village side and then in the nearby town of New Tredegar followed his elder brother Jim to join Watford. He initially joined Watford as an amateur at 17, before signing his first professional contract in May 1934. Lewis stayed at Vicarage Road until the war, making irregular appearances in the Football League Third Division South, firstly, like his brother, at left back before moving to centre forward in 1937-38. His most successful league season was 1938-39 when he scored nine goals from 13 appearancesshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134936707
  • 9786134936705