Crawshaw, Cyril

Birth Date

2nd March 1916

Birthplace

Barton-on-Irwell

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Crawshaw was signed by Exeter City from Stalybridge Celtic in July 1939, but the outbreak of the Second World War put his playing career on hold.

He did manage to make two outings for the club in the 1945-46 season in against Bristol City at Ashton Gate in December 1945 in the Division Three South (South of the Thames) league, and also against Cardiff City at Ninian Park two months later in the Division Three South Southern Section Cup.

Crawshaw had commenced his career with Rossendale United, then signing for Rochdale in 1936 where he appeared in two Third Division North fixtures for them.

After playing for Fleetwood, Queen of the South and Stalybridge Celtic, he then moved to Exeter City.

He spent the 1946-47 season with Hull City, scoring 2 goals in 2 league matches.

Cyril died on the 27 January, 2003 in Worsley, Greater Manchester.

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