Walter Abbott (footballer, born 1899)
|Date of birth||1899|
|Place of birth||Birmingham, England|
|Playing position||Inside left|
|–||Stewart Street Old Boys|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Life and career
Abbott made five appearances for Second Division club Grimsby Town in the 1919–20 season. He failed to score for the first team, but succeeded for the reserves, playing in the Midland League. A goal in each fixture against Chesterfield Municipal probably contributed to his joining that club for the 1920–21 season, during which he scored five goals from about 36 league matches. His next club was Worcester City, for whom he scored eight Birmingham & District League goals and one in the FA Cup in the first half of the 1921–22 season, He followed this with spells at several more clubs in the Midlands: Redditch, Oakengates Town, Tamworth Castle and Stewart Street Old Boys.
- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
- "Chesterfield sign on more new players". Derbyshire Courier. 29 May 1920. p. 5 – via British Newspaper Archive.
Other new players include Abbott, Grimsby Town, who scored both Grimsby's goals in their two matches against Chesterfield. He is a son of the old Small Heath player.
- "Chesterfield Municipal FC: the non-league players, 1919–21" (XLSX). cfchistory.com. Stuart Basson. 5 March 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
- "Worcester City Season 1921–1922". Worcester City FC Archive. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011.
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