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George Smith (footballer born 1936)

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Full nameGeorge Henry Smith
Date of birth13 April 1936
Place of birthNottingham, England
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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George Henry Smith (born 13 April 1936 in Nottingham) is an English former professional football goalkeeper.

Smith began his career with local minor side Dale Rovers before attracting the attentions of Football League club Notts County. He signed for the club in July 1953 but did not make his debut until the 1955-56 season, although before long he established himself as number one, a position he held for over a decade. He left the club in the 1967 close season to play three seasons as first choice at Hartlepool United.

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