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Player Database - Emmanuel Muggleston


Emmanuel Muggleston

Debut game
v Sutton Junction (h) 30th August 1919

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Ilkeston United (a) 28th August 1920

Emmanuel, who was born in Hugglescote, left Gresley to play for Leicester City (Fosse) as a right back. He was drafted in by Fosse as cover for the recently-bereaved Sam Currie in the home game with Hull City in February 1919.

He signed for Gresley Rovers in August 1919 switching to outside-right and also played several games as a pro for Leicester City reserves during 1920/21 winning a Senior Cup medal.

Emmanuel joined Burton All Saints in 1921, Coalville Swifts again in 1922, Ibstock Colliery a year later, and Stableford's Works in February 1925.

Emmanuel sadly died in Coalville February 1988 aged 95 years.

Notes by Paul Taylor.

Previous clubs

Coalville Swifts, Hugglescote St Johns
First Name Emmanuel
Last Name Muggleston
Signed August 1919
Position Outside Right
Appearances 37
Goals Scored 9
Clean Sheets N/A
Left August 1920

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