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Walter Abbott

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Full nameWalter Abbott
Date of birth7 December 1877
Place of birthBirmingham, England
Date of death1 February 1941(age 63)
Place of deathBirmingham, England
Playing positionInside left / Left half

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Walter Abbott (7 December 1877 1 February 1941) was an English professional footballer who scored 104 goals from 392 games in the Football League playing for Small Heath (Birmingham), Everton and Burnley. He was capped once for the England national team.

Abbott was born in Small Heath, Birmingham, and began his football career with his local club. For Small Heath he played as an inside left and scored 66 goals in 85 appearances in all competitions for the club. In the 1898 99 season he scored a club record 42 goals, of which 34 came in the same number of League games. At Everton he was turned into a wing half. While at Everton he won his only cap for England, on 3 March 1902 in a goalless draw against Wales at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham. He also played four times for a Football League XI. Abbott died in Birmingham in 1941 at the age of 63.

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