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Player Database - Sammy Crooks

Sammy Crooks

Debut game
v Burton Albion (a) 27th December 1954

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Stratford Town (h) 30th March 1959

May 1926 - Durham City

April 1927 signed for Derby County for 300 and went on to earn 26 England Caps. He played for Derby County until 1946 then had 3 years as Chief Scout.

December 1949 - Manager Retford Town.

May 1950 to July 1954 - Secretary / Manager of Shrewsbury Town when they had just got into Football League.

December 1954 - Gresley Rovers as a player
Jan1955 - Gresley as player-manager
May to Dec 1957 - manager Burton Albion
June 1958 - Manager Gresley Rovers
April 1959 - Manager Heanor Town
Jun1960 to May 1967 - chief Scout Derby County.

Sammy died on the 3rd February 1981.

Previous clubs

Durham County, England International, Derby County,
Sammy Crooks
First Name Sammy
Last Name Crooks
Signed December 1954
Position Forward
Appearances 25
Goals Scored 7
Clean Sheets N/A
Left April 1959

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