Albert Quixall Profile

Albert Quixall

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.


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