Guyan, George

Birth Date

5th April 1901





Biographical Text

George Guyan, who had previously appeared for Dundee, South Shields and Hull, played for Exeter City in 1929/30. He joined the club from Connah's Quay Nomads and later played for Swindon Town and Rochdale.

A strong, bustling centre-forward, Guyan’s first senior club was Dundee whom he joined from junior outfit Banks o’ Dee. He moved south of the border in 1923 to link up with South Shields, and in three seasons there he netted 11 goals in 50 Third Division North appearances. An undisclosed fee was paid to South Shields for George Guyan in December 1926 by next club were Hull City, adding a further 9 goals in 19 starts.

He spent the 1928-29 season in the Welsh National League with Connah’s Quay Nomads and switched to Exeter City in June 1929. He formed a goalscoring partnership with Cyril Hemingway at St James’ Park scoring 33 league goals between them in 1929/30 with Guyan netting 14.

However, he was on the move again after just the one season stay as he signed for Swindon Town. Once again he only stayed one season with Swindon, making just two appearances before signing for Rochdale for the 1931-32 season. He scored once in four appearances for Dale, and then moved to Bath City before ending his career in Ireland playing for Drumcondra.





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