Arthur Atkins

Defender, Football player

1925 – 1988

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Who was Arthur Atkins?

Arthur Walter Atkins was an English professional footballer who played as a centre half. Born in Tokyo, his parents having business in Japan, he was educated in Erdington, Birmingham, where he was spotted by Second Division club Birmingham City. He played more than 100 games for the club in all competitions, and played a big part in the club reaching the 1950–51 FA Cup semifinal. He later played for Shrewsbury Town. He died in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire aged 62.

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Born
Feb 21, 1925
Tokyo
Nationality
  • England
  • Japan
Lived in
  • Tokyo
Died
Jan 7, 1988
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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