Bert Llewellyn, English footballer, Died at 77

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Herbert Arthur “Bert” Llewellyn was born on February 5, 1939, and died on September 8, 2016.

He was an English footballer.

Playing at centre-forward, he scored 114 goals in 239 league and cup appearances in a nine-year career in the Football League.

Bert started his career at Everton in May 1956, and played eleven top-flight games before moving on to Crewe Alexandra in July 1958.

Llewellyn proved a prolific signing, hitting 51 goals in 96 league games, before he was sold on to Port Vale for a £7,000 fee in November 1960.

Bert was sold to Northampton Town for £7,000 in February 1963, but soon found himself without a club after breaking his leg 11 minutes into his “Cobblers” debut.

Bert Llewellyn returned to the game with Walsall in February 1964, before he signed with Cheshire County League side Wigan Athletic in summer 1965.

Bert Llewellyn spent three seasons with the “Latics”, bagging 140 goals in 185 games as the club won a succession of minor trophies.

Bert Llewellyn passed away at 77 years old.

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