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Full name  Andrew Smailes
Name  Andy Smailes
Playing position  Left half
Place of death  Cardiff, Wales
Date of death  1978


Date of birth  (1896-05-21)21 May 1896
Place of birth  Radcliffe, Northumberland, England

Andrew "Andy" Smailes (21 May 1896 – 1978) was an English footballer who played as a left half. He made over 290 Football League appearances in the years after the First World War.

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Career

Andy Smailes initially played as an inside forward for Blyth Spartans. Smailes joined Newcastle United for £300 in October 1919. Smailes joined Sheffield Wednesday for £1,500 in October 1922. Alex Raisbeck signed Smailes in October 1923 for Bristol City in an exchange deal with Billy Walker. Smailes moved on to Rotherham United in August 1929. After retiring Smailes spent 18 years as trainer at Rotherham United before succeeding Reg Freeman as manager in August 1952. Smailes resigned as manager of Rotherham United in October 1958. Smailes also managed Scarborough for two years.

Honours

with Bristol City
  • Football League Third Division South winner: 1926–27
  • References

    Andy Smailes Wikipedia


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