George Drury
George Drury

George Drury

Inside forward George Drury played for Arsenal either side of the Second World War.

He impressed with Heanor prior to joining Sheffield Wednesday in September 1934 and moved to Highbury for £7,000 in March 1938.

Profile

Name George Drury
Arsenal Career 1938 - 1946
Position:
Appearances 40 (40 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 3

Helping Arsenal clinch the League Championship that season, he was a wartime guest for several clubs and briefly appeared at the start of the 1946/47 campaign.

He scored three goals in 38 First Division games overall before moving to West Brom in October 1946 and then played for Watford, Linby Colliery, Darlaston and South Normanton. Settling back in his native Hucknall, he died in June 1972.

(With thanks to Leigh Edwards)