Golesworthy, Maurice

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Near St James Park Exeter

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Maurice Golesworthy was well qualified to write about Exeter City, he was born a few hundred yards from the ground.
He watched his first game at St James Park in the late 1930's.
For 25 seasons after World War 2 he worked in the press box, missing less than half a dozen first and reserve team games in that time.

He wrote the club's programmes notes for 15 years and edited the Supporters Club season reviews in the 1960's and 70's.

He was a prolific writer of Cricket, Football and boxing books including
Encyclopaedia of Boxing
1960
Exeter City: A Complete Record 1904-1990
1990
The encyclopaedia of Association Football
1956
The boy's book of soccer facts
1971
We are the Champions: A History of the Football League Champions, 1888-1972
1972
The Encyclopaedia of Cricket 1964.

He also wrote for a large number of publications, the FA news, the Football League Review, Soccer Star, Shoot, and the Rothmans Football yearbook.

Along with Alex Wilson and Garth Dykes he wrote the "Exeter City A Complete Record 1904-1990"

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PF

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