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Harold Methven

Debut game
v Halesowen Town (a) 18th January 1929

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Market Harborough (h) 18th April 1930

Harold was the son of Jimmy Methven, Derby County's long serving player and manager.

After Gresley, he went on to play professionally for Portsmouth who he joined in 1930, Mansfield Town and Scunthorpe.

In season 1934-35 Harold signed for Tunbridge Wells Rangers in the Southern League. He made an immediate impact scoring three hat tricks in consecutive matches.It is believed Harold retired from football at the end of the season.

Harold sadly died in Ashby on 3rd May 1987

Harold Methven
First Name Harold
Last Name Methven
Signed January 1929
Position Centre Forward
Appearances 7
Goals Scored 3
Clean Sheets N/A
Left April 1930

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