Crompton, Wynne

Birth Date

11th February 1907


Celn-y-Bedd, Denbighshire



Biographical Text

Welsh international Wynne Crompton made a small number of appearances for Exeter City during 1935/1936. Starting his professional career with Wrexham, he arrived at St James' Park from Crystal Palace and later played for Oswestry Town.

Having played for Oak Alyn Rovers, Wynne signed for Wrexham in 1927 where he made 64 league appearances alongside representing Wales against England, Scotland and Ireland in 1931. Moving on to Tunbridge Wells Rangers in 1932, he returned to the Football League with Clapton Orient in 1933 for whom he added another 79 league outings before a short spell with Crystal Palace. 

Joining Exeter City in 1935, he made his debut at Aldershot on 28 December 1935 but only played another half-a-dozen games before leaving the club at the end of the season. 

Wynne subsequently returned to his home area to sign for Oswestry Town and died in Wrexham in May 1988.





Steve Crompton

Wynne was my grandfather , looking for photos , programmes, reports ect.. 

William Barrett

'Hi Steve, 

We are currently short on items featuring Wynne, but will make a note to pass anything on that we discover. 



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