Bert Barlow / Inside Forward

Professional footballer for Portsmouth FC

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Name Bert Barlow
Date of Birth Sat Jul 22, 1916
Place of Birth Kilnhurst, South Yorkshire
Height 5ft 8in (173cm)
Weight 11st 0 lbs (69kg)
Playing Position Inside Forward
Date Joined Fri Feb 24, 1939
From Wolverhampton Wanderers
Transfer Fee Paid £8,500
Date Left Thu Dec 15, 1949
To Leicester City
Transfer Fee Received
Debut 25/02/1939 - Charlton Athletic (a) (1)
Last Appearance 19/11/1949 - Burnley (a) (1)
League Appearances 107
League Goals 35
FA Cup Appearances 11
FA Cup Goals 2
League Cup Appearances 0
League Cup Goals 0
War Time League Appearances 169
War Time League Goals 86
War Time Cup Appearances 22
War Time Cup Goals 7
Other Appearances 4
Other Goals 1
Honours 1938/39 - FA Cup
1948/49 - Division One Championship
1949 - Charity Shield
International None
International Appearances (with Portsmouth)
International Goals
Date of Death Fri Mar 19, 2004
Place of Death Colchester, Essex
Biography Yorkshireman Bert signed for Portsmouth from Wolves for £8,500 in February 1939 and was a goal scorer in the FA Cup final 4-1 victory against his former team mates two months later. A regular throughout the war years, Bert played in the 1941/42 War Cup Final against Brentford at Wembley. He played 29 games in the first championship season, scoring 8 times. After leaving Pompey he saw service with Leicester City and Colchester United.
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