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Player Database - John Edward (Ted) Dickinson


John Edward (Ted) Dickinson

Debut game
v Atherstone Town (h) 25th March 1932

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v RAF Cranwell (h) 2nd May 1934

Also Leicestershire County Cricket Club CC (2 games); later sports outfitter in Torquay.
[Acc Wisden: His parallel career in football was ended by a broken leg. After the war, Dickinson moved to Torquay, where he became a pillar of the town cricket club, occasionally played for Devon, and was a driving force behind the Torquay festival, which thrived in the 1950s as a rival to Scarborough and Hastings.]

Ted died in Torquay on 24th March 2003 aged 89

(Paul Taylor)

Previous clubs

Leicester City Reserves Derby County Reserves, Belfast Distillery,
First Name John Edward (Ted)
Last Name Dickinson
Signed October 1934
Position Centre Forward
Appearances 24
Goals Scored 13
Clean Sheets N/A
Left May 1934

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