Defender, Football player
1925 – 1988
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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- Feb 21, 1925
- Lived in
- Jan 7, 1988
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield
on July 23, 2013
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