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Ronald Brebner

Brebner was part of Great Britain's 1912 Olympic gold medal winning football team.
Personal information
Full nameRonald Gilchrist Brebner
Height1.73 m
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Ronald Gilchrist "Ron" Brebner (September 23, 1881 November 14, 1914) was an English amateur football player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.

Brebner was born in Darlington. He was the goalkeeper of the English team, which won the gold medal in the football tournament. He played all three matches.

He died young as a result of a football injury. He sustained head injuries whilst guarding the Leicester Fosse goal. He also played club football for Stockton & the Northern Nomads amateur teams as well as for Huddersfield Town.

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