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George Smith (footballer born 1945)

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Full nameGeorge Smith
Date of birth7 October 1945
Place of birthNewcastle upon Tyne, England
Playing positionMidfielder

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George Smith (born 7 October 1945 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English former professional football midfielder.

Smith began his career with his local club Newcastle United although he failed to make the first team and left in March 1965 to join Barrow. He went on to play for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Birmingham City, Cardiff City and Swansea City, where he became a central figure in the club's growth, before finishing his career at Hartlepool United Following his retirement as a player Brown joined the Hartlepool coaching staff. Later he became a scout for Stoke City.

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