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George Atkinson

Full name: George Thomas Atkinson
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Bishop Auckland FC, Bishop Auckland (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football


An England amateur international, George Thomson was a one-club man, playing as an amateur with Bishop Auckland throughout his career. A centre-half he made his England amateur début in the 9-0 win over Wales at Merthyr in January 1920 and later in the year he played in Great Briain’s only match, against Norway, at the Antwerp Olympics. The following year he won an Amateur Cup winners’ medal when Bishop Auckland beat Swindon Victoria 4-2 and in 1922 he won another winners’ medal after a 5-2 extra time win over South Bank. After retiring from playing, George became honorary secretary of the club he had played for all his career.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer Antwerpen Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 8T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1920 Summer Antwerpen Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 8T 1920-08-28 0 0 0
1920 Summer Antwerpen Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #2 2 1920-08-28 NOR 3, GBR 1 0
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