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Albert Quixall
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Date of birth (1933-08-09)9 August 1933
Place of birth Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Date of death 12 November 2020(2020-11-12) (aged 87)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
1948–1950 Sheffield Wednesday
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1958 Sheffield Wednesday 241 (63)
1958–1964 Manchester United 165 (50)
1964–1966 Oldham Athletic 37 (11)
1966–1967 Stockport County 13 (0)
1967 Altrincham 3 (0)
1968 Radcliffe Borough
Total 459 (124)
National team
1953–1954 England B 3 (0)
1954–1955 England 5 (0)
1956 England U23 1 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Albert Quixall (9 August 1933 – 12 November 2020) was an English professional footballer. He played as an inside forward.


Quixall was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He started his career with Sheffield Wednesday. In 1958, after the Munich air disaster, he signed by Matt Busby for Manchester United. The signing was a then British record fee of £45,000. He won the FA Cup with Manchester United in the 1963–64 season. He later played for Oldham Athletic, Stockport County, Altrincham and Radcliffe Borough.

Quixall played five times for England. He was in the squad for his country at the 1954 FIFA World Cup.

Quixall died on 12 November 2020, aged 87.


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