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Eli Ashurst

Personal information
Full nameElias A. Ashurst
Date of birth28 December 1901
Place of birthWillington, England
Date of death7 December 1927(age 25)
Place of deathWillington, England
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionFullback

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Elias A. "Eli" Ashurst (28 December 1901 7 December 1927) was an English professional footballer born in Willington, County Durham, who played as a fullback. He made 66 appearances in the First Division of the Football League for Birmingham in the 1920s.

Ashurst spent four seasons with Birmingham, retiring through poor health at the end of the 1925 26 season, and died in his native Willington the following year, aged only 25. His brother Bill was also a professional footballer who played for Notts County (among others) and for England.

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