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Alan Boswell (Walsall, Shrewsbury, Wolves, Bolton, Port Vale)

 



Bradshaw
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Aug 27, 2017, 11:54 PM

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Alan Boswell former Walsall goalkeeper has died, aged 74.


(This post was edited by John Treleven on Aug 28, 2017, 8:07 AM)


John Treleven
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Aug 28, 2017, 8:18 AM

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Re: [Bradshaw] Alan Boswell (Walsall, Shrewsbury, Wolves, Bolton, Port Vale) [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

Alan Henry Boswell
died Thursday 24th August 2017, aged 74

Born 8th August 1943 in Walsall

Goalkeeper (League, F.A. Cup, Other) appearances
1961-63 Walsall 66/5/1
196368 Shrewsbury Town 222/23/11
196869 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10/0/0
196972 Bolton Wanderers 51/2/3
197274 Port Vale 86/7/2
1961-74 Total 435/37/17 (489)

He then played and managed Oswestry Town.

After retiring from football, he ran a newsagent's shop in Shrewsbury and found success in the pool table industry.

His daughter, Faye Turney, was one of the 15 British naval personnel seized by Iran in 2007.


hotchkiss
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Aug 28, 2017, 9:14 PM

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Re: [John Treleven] Alan Boswell (Walsall, Shrewsbury, Wolves, Bolton, Port Vale) [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

I remember him playing at Molineux v Liverpool when Alun Evans made his return scoring 2 goals in a 0-6 defeat.
Boswell always used to take his kit home after each game to wash.


(This post was edited by John Treleven on Aug 28, 2017, 10:42 PM)

 
 


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