Wilfred Vickers (born 3 August 1924) is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion and Aldershot. He was on the books of West Bromwich Albion without appearing at first-team level,[1] and went on to play non-league football for clubs including Bentley Colliery and Gainsborough Trinity.[2]

Wilf Vickers
Personal information
Full name Wilfred Vickers[1]
Date of birth (1924-08-03)3 August 1924[1]
Place of birth Wakefield,[1] England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1948 Brighton & Hove Albion 5 (1)
1948–1949 West Bromwich Albion 0 (0)
1949–1952 Aldershot 15 (1)
1952–1953 Bentley Colliery
1953–19?? Gainsborough Trinity
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d . Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Football movements". Grantham Journal. 14 August 1953. pp.?6–7.
    "Trinity well on top Gainsborough T. 3 Mansfield T. 1". Nottingham Journal. 20 August 1953. p.?6. Trinity were well on top in the first half hour and when former Aldershot inside forward Vickers netted after 14 minutes with another close-in drive the Gainsborough side appeared as though they might run up a big score.
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