George Heslop


George Heslop

Football player infobox
playername= George Heslop
fullname = George Heslop
nickname =


dateofbirth = birth date|1940|7|1|df=y
cityofbirth = Wallsend
countryofbirth = England
dateofdeath = death date and age|2006|9|17|1940|7|1|df=y
height = 5'7" (170cm)
weight = 10st. 2lb (68kg)
position = central midfielder
years = 1960-62 1962-1965 1965-1972 1972 1972-1973
clubs = Newcastle United Everton FC Manchester City Cape Town City Bury FC
caps(goals) = 27 (0) 10 (0) 162 (1) ?? (?) 37 (0)
nationalyears =
nationalteam = England
nationalcaps(goals) = 0 (0)
pcupdate = 29 September 2006
ntupdate = 29 September 2006

George Heslop (1 July 1940 - 17 September 2006) was an English footballer.

Born in Wallsend, Tyne & Wear, Heslop was a centre-half who played for Newcastle United and Everton, before a successful spell at Manchester City between 1965 and 1971, where he made a total of 197 (plus six as substitute) first team appearances scoring three goals.

He was an integral member of the team that won the Second Division title (1965/66 season), League Championship, League Cup and the European Cup Winners' Cup.

He later played in Cape Town and for Bury.In retirement, he managed Northwich Victoria for a spell, before becoming landlord of the City Gates public house on Hyde Road. The City Gates was the original Hyde Road Hotel, the location where Ardwick became Manchester City F.C. The venture failed and closed in 1988. Stones from the building currently form part of City's memorial garden at the City of Manchester Stadium.

He died, aged 66, in September 2006 following a short illness.

External links

* [http://www.mcfc.co.uk Manchester City website]


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