Gordon Hodgson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gordon Hodgson

Footballer, football manager

Date of Birth: 16-Apr-1904

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Date of Death: 14-Jun-1951

Profession: association football manager, association football player, cricketer

Nationality: United Kingdom, South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Gordon Hodgson

  • Gordon Hodgson (16 April 1904 – 14 June 1951) was an English sportsman, born in South Africa, who is best known as a striker for Liverpool and as a fast bowler for Lancashire. Hodgson signed for Liverpool on 14 December 1925, going on to score 241 goals in 377 appearances for the Anfield club.
  • He transferred to Aston Villa on 8 January 1936 and scored 11 goals in 28 appearances for the Villans, before joining Leeds United in March 1937, scoring 53 goals in 85 appearances for the Elland Road club.
  • In total Hodgson scored 305 goals 490 appearances for his three English clubs, 295 of which came in 467 games in the Football League with the other 10 coming in the FA Cup from 23 appearances.
  • He won two international caps for South Africa and three for England.He was appointed Port Vale manager in 1946, a position he would hold until his death in 1951.

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