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Wally Ardron

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Full nameWally Ardron
Playing positionStriker

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Wally Ardron (19 September 1918 1978) was a footballer born in Swinton, South Yorkshire, and who played as a centre forward. He joined Rotherham United from Denaby United, and went on to score 98 Football League goals for Rotherham, either side of World War II.

Joining Nottingham Forest in 1949 he scored 25 goals in his first season and followed this with 36 in the 1950-1951 season (including 3 hat tricks), a record for the most goals scored in a season at the club which still stands.

Ardron currently remains as the 3rd overall all-time top scorer at Nottingham Forest, with 124 goals in all competitions, behind Grenville Morris and Nigel Clough and the second highest in League goals behind Morris, a remarkable achievement in only 6 seasons.

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