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George Burton (1910s footballer)

George Burton (1910s footballer)

George Burton was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Middlesbrough and the Southern Football League for Cardiff City.[1] His brother John was also a footballer and the pair played together at Cardiff City.

George Burton
Personal information
Place of birth England
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1911 Middlesbrough 2 (0)
1911–1915 Cardiff City 44 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Burton signed for Southern Football League Second Division Cardiff City in 1911,[2] joining his brother John at the club.[2][3] He made his debut in a goalless draw with Portsmouth on 21 October before scoring his first goal for the club in a 4–2 victory over Cwm Albion a week later.[2]


Cardiff City[2]


  1. "George Burton". Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. Shepherd, Richard (2002). The Definitive: Cardiff City F.C. Nottingham: SoccerData Publications. p. 15. ISBN 1-899468-17-X.
  3. Matthews, Tony (2014). Middlesbrough FC Miscellany. Amberley Publishing Limited. ISBN 978-1445641546.
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