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Harry Topping

Harry Topping

English footballer and manager
Harry Topping
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Intro English footballer and manager
Was Sports official Athlete Football player Association football player Association football manager
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 21 September 1913, Kearsley
Death 1 January 2001 (aged 87 years)
Star sign Virgo
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Harry Topping (21 September 1913 – 2001) was an English football player (who played at full back) and coach.

Career

Playing career

Topping was born in Kearsley, Lancashire and spent time with several Football League clubs, including Manchester City and Exeter City, where he made one league appearance, before a short spell at New Brighton.

During World War II he played for Stockport County, where he partnered his namesake Henry Westby Topping in several wartime matches in 1941–42. He played for Bristol Rovers in the FA Cup campaign of 1945–46.

Coaching career

As a football coach, Topping managed two of the Netherlands' biggest clubs in the early 1950s — Feyenoord between 1950 and 1951, and PSV between 1951 and 1952.

He was coach to Norwich City in their run to the 1958–59 FA Cup semi-final. After leaving Norwich he coached Torquay United.

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