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Colin Appleton

Personal information
Full nameColin Harry Appleton
Playing positionWing half/Centre half

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Colin Appleton (born 7 March 1936 in Scarborough) is a former footballer who played as a wing-half. Appleton began his career at Scarborough, but made his name making 333 appearances for Leicester City during a 12-year period, where he formed a legendary half-back partnership with Frank McLintock and Ian King.

He was captain of the celebrated Leicester side nicknamed the "ice kings" which chased the double in 1962 63 and he also captained the club to their first ever major honour, winning the 1964 League Cup.

He later playing for Charlton Athletic and Barrow, before re-joining and managing Scarborough. He went on to manage Hull, Swansea and Exeter City.

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