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Walter Corbett

Full name: Walter Samuel Corbett
Nickname(s): Watty
Gender: Male
Born: November 26, 1880 in Wellington, Telford and Wrekin , Great Britain
Died: November 23, 1960 in Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Birmingham City FC, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Educated locally at Kind Edward Grammar School, Walter Corbett played most of his football with the Birmingham club. He won three full international caps during England’s tour of Central Europe in 1908 and played in 18 amateur internationals between 1907 and 1911. His later amateur honours came when he was with Wellington Town, who he joined one year after winning his Olympic gold medal. A fast and resourceful fullback, he also played occasionally for Aston Villa and once for Queen’s Park Rangers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 27 London Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1908 Summer 27 London Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1908-10-19 0 0 0
1908 Summer 27 London Football Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-10-24 GBR 2, DEN 0 0
1908 Summer 27 London Football Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1908-10-22 GBR 4, NED 0 0
1908 Summer 27 London Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #2 1 1908-10-20 GBR 12, SWE 1 0
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