Dick Burgess

Daniel Burgess (23 October 1896 – 1983) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside forward.

English footballer
Not to be confused with Richard Burgess.

Dick Burgess
Personal information
Full name Daniel Burgess
Date of birth (1896-10-23)23 October 1896
Place of birth Goldenhill, England
Date of death 1983 (aged 8687)

5 ft 7+12 in (1.71 m)[1]

Position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
Goldenhill Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1920 Port Vale 7 (4)
1920–1922 Arsenal 13 (1)
1922–1923 West Ham United 2 (0)
1923–1925 Aberdare Athletic 77 (24)
1925–1927 Queens Park Rangers 46 (9)
1927–1928 Sittingbourne
1928–1929 Dartford
1929–19?? Sheppey United
Total 145 (38)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Burgess played for local side Goldenhill Wanderers, before joining Port Vale in December 1918 after leaving the army.[2] He scored one his debut at inside-right in a 3–1 victory over Manchester United in a Football League Lancashire Section match at the Old Recreation Ground on 14 December 1918.[2] He scored a total of four goals in seven games for the “Valeites”, before moving on to Arsenal in February 1919.[2] He spent three seasons at Highbury, scoring one goal from 13 First Division games. He spent the 1922–23 season with West Ham United, but featured in just two Second Division matches. He finally found regular first-team football at Aberdare Athletic, scoring 24 goals in 77 Third Division South across the 1923–24 and 1924–25 campaigns. He returned to London to play for Queens Park Rangers, scoring 8 eight goals in 32 Third Division South fixtures across the 1925–26 campaign. However he fell out favour at Loftus Road during the 1926–27 season and left the Football League, spending the remainder of the decade in non-league circles at Sittingbourne, Dartford and Sheppey United.

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