Albert Quixall Profile
Albert Quixall, born Sheffield, England, August 9, 1933. Albert Quixall was a consistent marksman who appeared for Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester United, Oldham Athletic, Stockport County, Altrincham, and Radcliffe Borough during a footballing career which lasted for more than two decades. An England player, Quixall won five full caps for the country of his birth between 1953 and 1955.
Albert Quixall started out with his local club Sheffield Wednesday where the striker notched up 63 goals in 241 Football League matches for the Hillsborough team before he joined Manchester United at the front end of the 1958-59 season for a record transfer fee of £45,000. After making his First Division debut for United in a 2-2 home draw with Tottenham Hotspur at on the 20th of September, he scored his first Division One goal for The Reds in a 3-1 defeat at home to Burnley on the 8th of November. The popular player proceeded to amass 50 goals in 165 First Division appearances for Manchester United, and he won the FA Cup with the club in 1963. The golden boy of football finally left Old Trafford when he signed with neighbours Oldham Athletic for a bargain transfer fee of £7,000 at the end of the 1963-64 campaign, and he would spend two years at Boundary Park before he went on to appear for Stockport County, and later Altrincham and Radcliffe Borough. Capped five times by England, Quixall was given his senior debut for The Three Lions by Walter Winterbottom in a 4-1 World Cup Qualifier win over Wales in front of 61,000 people at Ninian Park on the 10th of October 1953, and played his last game for his nation in a 3-1 friendly defeat to Portugal at Estadio das Antas on the 22nd of May 1955. Albert Quixall Playing Career: Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester United, Oldham Athletic, Stockport County, Altrincham, Radcliffe Borough. Playing Honours: English FA Cup 1963.
Albert Quixall Quickfacts
Albert Quixall was handed his competitive debut for Sheffield Wednesday by Eric Taylor in a 2-2 First Division draw against Chelsea at Hillsborough Stadium on the 24th of February 1951.