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Harry Hammond (footballer)

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Full nameWalter Henry Hammond
Date of birth1868
Place of birthChorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England
Date of death1921
Playing positionOutside-left

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Walter Henry (Harry) Hammond (1868 in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester 1921) was an English footballer, who played for Sheffield United between 1892-1897.

Hammond was a short-statured but dangerous outside-left who started his career with non league Edge Hill. He was signed by Everton in 1890, but only made one appearance for the Merseyside team.

He then signed for Sheffield United in 1892 and went on to score 53 goals from 108 appearances for the Blades. He jointly holds the record number of goals scored in a match for Sheffield United - 5 versus Bootle in Division Two in 1892.

In 1898, he signed for New Brighton Tower making 58 appearances and 29 goals, before finishing his career with Leicester Fosse in 1900, scoring once from 4 matches.

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