Reg Flewin / Centre Half

Professional footballer for Portsmouth FC

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Name Reg Flewin
Date of Birth Sun Nov 28, 1920
Place of Birth Portsmouth
Height 6ft 0in (183cm)
Weight 12st 7lbs (78kg)
Playing Position Centre Half
Date Joined Mon Nov 29, 1937
From Ryde Sports
Transfer Fee Paid
Date Left Sat May 1, 1954
To Retired
Transfer Fee Received
Debut 19/04/1939 - Grimsby Town (h)
Last Appearance 20/02/1954 - Bolton Wanderers (a) (FAC)
League Appearances 152
League Goals
FA Cup Appearances 21
FA Cup Goals
League Cup Appearances
League Cup Goals
War Time League Appearances 173
War Time League Goals
War Time Cup Appearances 27
War Time Cup Goals
Other Appearances
Other Goals
Honours 1948/49 - Division 1 Championship
1949/50 - Division 1 Championship
International None
International Appearances (with Portsmouth)
International Goals
Date of Death Sat May 24, 2008
Place of Death Shanklin
Biography Reg was the first local boy to play league football for Pompey, making his debut when deputising for Tommy Rowe a week before the 1939 Cup Final. A Royal Marine in war-time, but based locally, Reg was a regular in the first team throughout the hostilities and played in the 1941/42 War Cup Final. He also made a solitary appearance for England in a wartime international against Wales in September 1944. On the resumption of league football, Reg, who was solid on the ground and a master in the air, became a dominating influence in the side during the early post war era and captained it during both championship seasons making 63 appearances in total. When his playing career drew to a close, he joined the coaching staff until he entered management at Stockport County in 1960. He later managed Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic and Hastings United before leaving the game for good.
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