444 Brian Whitnall

Biography

Right back Whitnall joined City on amateur terms in the late 1940s and signed professional terms for the club in June 1950, at the age of 17. However hh had to wait four years for his debut, which came on Christmas Day 1954. His second and final City appearance came two days later before he returned to the reserves.

Whitnall left City in May 1956 and signed for Scunthorpe United, where he made only two further senior in the next two seasons, the second of which in October 1957 was against the Tigers. In July 1958 he headed south-west and signed for Division Four side Exeter City, and in four years at St James’s Park he finally established himself as a first team fringe player, making 41 senior starts after his Grecians debut in April 1959 against Gateshead. Leaving Exeter City the 1962 close season, Brian played non-league football into the mid-1960s before he settling in Plymouth once his playing days ended.

Details

Nationality: England
Date/Place of Birth: 25 May 1933, Adwick le Street
Hull City First Game: 25 December 1954, Luton Town A (Division Two), 21 years, 214 days old
Hull City Final Game: 27 December 1954, Luton Town H (Division Two), 21 years, 216 days old

Clubs

Hull City (1950-1956), Scunthorpe United (1956-1958), Exeter City (1958-1962), Bath City, Taunton Town, Clyst Valley

Hull City Record

Career: 2 apps, 0 goals

Brian Whitnall
SeasonLGE
App
LGE
Gls
FAC
App
FAC
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FLC
App
FLC
Gls
EUR
App
EUR
Gls
OTH
App
OTH
Gls
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