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Charlie George

Charlie George

Clubs played for: Arsenal, Derby County, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, Bournemouth, Derby County. (1969-1981)

Born: 1950

Birthplace: Islington

Position: Forward/attacking midfielder

Biography: One of the games most colourful characters Ran a pub in New Milton Hampshire, before returned to London to become a partner in a garage firm. He is now employed full time by Arsenal, and is one of the hosts of the Legends tours at the Emirates Stadium. (Double winner with Arsenal in 1971)

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George, Charlie I played with Charlie at Parliament Hill fields along with Colin Francis when they were about 14 years old. Doubt he would remember it as it was only a kick about.
23-05-23 Roy Bevis

George, Charlie Hi Charlie, I’m hoping you will remember me from when you came to Bermuda years ago. Anyway, I’d like to get in contact with you. Please could you respond to me if you would like to!!
09-01-23 Marilyn Brannon

George, Charlie Hi Charlie, you may not remember me but I was born 4 months after you at home (call the midwife) in Feb 1951 and lived at the same block of flats where you and your family lived. My family lived at no 15 Hollins House, just below the balcony your family home was, along Tufnell Park Road. My eldest brother James told me I used to play football and kickabout with you and others when I was about 8 years old on the local streets. My brother said our sisters Margaret and Kathy knew your sisters on the block. We moved in 1959 to Hoxton then onto Killick St, off the Caledonian Rd, Kings Cross. I played for Islington youth for a short time in the 60s and also played for my Bishop Gifford School Football Team with Pat Rice and Peter Magillicaddy in the 1960s. I played for Islington youth a few times and remember playing in a match at Finsbury Park and you scoring a few goals in that match. Because I was late turning up I was a substitute and played the second half on the right wing. My Brother also told me that our parents did dancing at the community hall on the park area at the end of Hollins house estate and he believes your Parents & family went as well and our family’s knew each other. My youngest daughter Kerry with her husband James (Arsenal Supporter) went to one of your tours about 6 years ago and loved it. My daughter didn’t know at the time that we partly grew up together on the same estate so sadly wasn’t able to mention our Family links. Best Wishes to you and your family Charlie. Hollins House neighbour, Peter
19-09-22 Peter Paul Planner

George, Charlie I had the pleasure of going on the Emirates Stadium tour hosted by Charlie. What a great guy he is. As I had travelled down from Derby just to get his autograph, the tour was great, made even better by quite a few stories from Charlie. Would love to go down and see him again for another autograph.
22-05-22 Chris

George, Charlie Was at Upton Park West Ham v Arsenal giving Charlie dogs abuse. He just turned, grinned, put two fingers up and then made a zero sign with finger and thumb. Yeah, you got it, Arsenal 2-0 winners.
18-01-22 Tony saunders

George, Charlie One of the all time greats

George, Charlie Hi Charlie, do you remember we player together in the Holloway Team that won the London Grammar Schools Cup in 1964. Loved watching your magic at Highbury. Ping a ball anywhere on a sixpence, and what a shot! I live in Phuket, Thailand now and am still playing football regularly! Take care Charlie. Geoff Seago
06-09-21 Geoff Seago

George, Charlie I lived in the same flats as Charlie in Tufnell Park Road Holloway. He had thee sisters Rita, Pamela, and Iris who was my friend. His eldest sister Rita played a lot of netball and Pamela was a great runner. Iris pushed Charlie in his pushchair and I pushed my sister in hers. We were very safe in the flats. A lovely place to live.
08-03-21 Kath planner

George, Charlie Watched the legendary Charlie George from the clock end. Great player with a personality, not like the prima donnas we have now! Met him years later on the legends tour of the Emirates, what an absolutely lovely bloke, blagged my way into press room after making out he was a relative. He signed my jacket for me, he had genuine time for everybody on the tour, so good I did another one the next year! Charlie we salute you mate.
30-12-20 Martin Mullinger

George, Charlie Charlie ran The Ashley Pub in New Milton. Such a nice bloke, he was good to talk to especially about football. Sad day when he left, I see he works for Arsenal FC now. Good luck to him.
22-10-20 Ged Crawford

George, Charlie Charlie (my 2nd cousin) used to come to Nottm General Hospital to visit me on the James Forman Ward in 75 when he played for Derby. He spent as much time as he could talking with other patients who wanted to chat with him, all around the ward before visiting time was up.
24-08-20 John Dwane

George, Charlie I played with Charlie in Australia, when he made 5 or 6 guest appearances with St George Budapest in (?) 1977. I was only 18 and playing with Charlie was an experience I have not forgotten, particularly since I have watched him play in TV, during a time when in Australia we would only get one or two 1 hour ‘soccer’ programs per week.
24-08-20 Fernando Roldan

George, Charlie When I was 14, i begged my dad to get me a ticket to see Charlie George play in a cup game against Reading. I felt I had the world standing in the stands, watching one of my heroes. Never have forgotten that day. I'm now 63. We love Charlie George.
23-08-20 Roz Lane

George, Charlie Charlie is the reason I support Arsenal it was the winning goal in that 1971 FA Cup Final that did it for me, a great player and born and bred at Arsenal
03-08-20 Mick Tynan

George, Charlie Charlie, Charlie King of Derby.
Once a Ram, always a Ram
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