Shelton, George

Birthplace

Sheffield, England

Occupation

Winger

Biographical Text

Shelton played for local Sheffield club Attercliffe, prior to joining Sheffield Wednesday in 1919. He was to play 17 league matches for Wednesday during his three season stay, then moving to Exeter City in May 1922.

He was to enjoy the best spell of his career at St James’ Park and after making his debut for the Grecians at Charlton Athletic in September 1922, he stayed for four seasons, although could no means be described as a regular.

After leaving Exeter, Shelton signed for New Brighton for the 1926-27 season where he played in 24 Third Division North matches, scoring three goals.

George Shelton ran the Bull with Minnie, in Goldsmith Street. Exeter after retiring"

George died at the early age of 32 in February 1934.

Appearances

75

Goals

8

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