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Duncan Welbourne (Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Watford, Southport)

 



John Treleven
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WELBOURNE, Duncan

Born 28th July 1940, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Died Monday 14th January 2019, aged 78

Aug 1955 Scunthorpe United (amateur) (and apprentice coach builder)
Aug 1957 Grimsby Town (wing half) 130/3
Nov 1963 Watford (now full back) 1,300 404+7/22
July 1973 Southport (free transfer) 52+1/2
Sept 1975 Southport manager (to Jan 1976)
Supermarket manager
Tunnelling specialist in London

Welbourne set what was then a Watford record of 457 competitive appearances, breaking the 35 year old record of Tommy Barnett. He now lies 4th. His 280 consecutive Football League games remains a record.


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