|Full name George Smith|
Name George Smith
Role Football player
1963–1965 Newcastle United
|Date of birth (1945-10-07) 7 October 1945 (age 70)|
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
George Smith (born 7 October 1945) is an English former professional football midfielder.
Smith began his career with his local club Newcastle United although he failed to make the first team and left in March 1965 to join Barrow. He went on to play for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Birmingham City, Cardiff City and Swansea City, where he became a central figure in the club's growth, before finishing his career at Hartlepool United. Following his retirement as a player Smith joined the Hartlepool coaching staff. Later he became a scout for Stoke City.