Guyan, George

Birth Date

5th April 1901


Aberdeen, Scotland



Biographical Text

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, 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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