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Warney Cresswell

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Full nameWarneford Cresswell
Date of birth5 November 1897
Place of birthSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, England
Date of death20 October 1973(age 75)
Place of deathSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, England
Playing positionFull back

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Warneford Cresswell (5 November 1897 20 October 1973), known as Warney, was an English professional footballer, who helped Everton win the Football League championship twice and the FA Cup. His ability and talents earned him the sobriquet "The Prince of Full Backs" and helped him win seven caps for England. For three years he was the world's most expensive footballer.

He has also been credited with the quote: "Good goalkeepers never make great saves".

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