Leeds United F.C. History
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Wilcox: George Edwin (George)

WW2 Guest: 1942-1943 (Leeds United War-time Guest Player Details)

Right Back

Born: Treeton, South Yorkshire: 23-08-1917

Debut: v Newcastle United (h): 30-01-1943

Height & Weight: Unknown

Wilcox started his football career with Denaby United and signed for First Division Derby County in October 1936. He was not a regular in the Rams senior team but had made nine League appearances by the time Football League fixtures were suspended. He guested with Leeds United during the Second World War, playing four games. He played twice at Right Back for United in the 1942-43 Football League Northern Section Second Championship. His first game was on 30th January 1943 in a 7-2 home win over Newcastle United and he held his position for the next game in a 1-2 defeat away to Bradford Park Avenue. He returned to United in the 1943-44 Football League Northern Section First Championship and played in the second and fifth games of the campaign both at Right Back in a 1-5 defeat by Sunderland at Elland Road and 3-0 home win over Middlesbrough. After the Second World War he only played in three more League games for Derby County before moving to Third Division North Rotherham United in August 1948 but he only played once before retiring. He died in 1991.

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