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Arthur Atkins (footballer)

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Full nameArthur Walter Atkins
Playing positionCentre-half

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Arthur Walter Atkins (21 February 1925 7 January 1988) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre-half. Born in Tokyo, his parents having business in Japan, he was educated in Erdington where he was spotted by Second Division club Birmingham City. He played over 100 games for the club in all competitions, and played a big part in the club reaching the 1951 FA Cup semifinal. He later played for Shrewsbury Town. He died in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire aged 62.

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