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John Nelson (soccer)

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Full nameJohn Nelson
Date of birthFebruary 27, 1905
Place of birthJohnstone, Scotland
Date of deathNovember 30, 1984(age 79)
Place of deathYonkers, New York, United States
Playing positionCenter Forward

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Johnny Nelson (1905 in Johnstone, Scotland November 30, 1984 in Yonkers, New York) was a Scottish American soccer center forward who ended his career as the second leading scorer in the history of the first American Soccer League. He was posthumously inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2005.


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