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Eddie Murphy
Born April 1881
Tunstall, England
Died 25 May 1916 (aged 35)[1]
London, England

Edward Murphy (April 1881 – 25 May 1916) was an English professional football forward who played in the Football League for Glossop and Bury.[2][3]

Personal life[]

Murphy served as a private in the North Staffordshire Regiment during the First World War and was wounded on the Western Front.[4] He was evacuated to Britain and died of his wounds at King George V Military Hospital, London on 25 May 1916.[4] Murphy was buried in Tunstall Cemetery, Stoke-on-Trent.[1]

Career statistics[]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Swindon Town 1906–07[3] Southern League First Division 36 6 1 0 37 6
Career total 36 6 1 0 37 6

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Manchester, Reading Room. "Casualty Details". http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/396795/MURPHY,%20E. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  2. Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 213. ISBN 190589161X. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk – Eddie MURPHY – Player Profile". http://www.swindon-town-fc.co.uk/Person.asp?PersonID=MURPHYED. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Edward Murphy – Service Record – Football and the First World War". http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/edward-murphy-service-record/. Retrieved 18 November 2018. 

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