Geordie Armstrong



Full Name : George Armstrong
Nickname : Geordie
Date Of Birth : 9th August 1944
Date Of Death : 31st October 2000 (56, Brain Haemorrhage)
Place Of Birth : Hebburn, County Durham, England
Place Of Death : Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
Height : 5ft 6″ (1.68m)
Weight : 11st 2lbs (70kg)
Position : Left Wing & Right Wing
Foot : Both
Biography (2014) : Geordie Armstrong On The Wing by Dave Seager


Arsenal
Games : 621
Goals : 68
Debut : 24th February 1962 – Blackpool 0-1 Arsenal (Division 1)
Last Game : 14th May 1977 – Manchester United 3-2 Arsenal (Division 1)

Minnesota Kicks (USA) (Loan)
Games : 0 Games & 0 Goals
Goals : 0 Games & 0 Goals
Debut : Never played for Minnesota Kicks (USA)

Leicester City
Games : 17
Goals : 1
Debut : 24th September 1977 – Leicester City 0-3 Nottingham Forest (Division 1)
Last Game : 30th August 1978 – Leicester City 0-1 Derby County (League Cup)

Stockport County
Games : 37
Goals : 0
Debut : 9th September 1978 – Bradford City 1-1 Stockport County (Division 4)
Last Game : 14th May 1979 – York City 1-0 Stockport County (Division 4)

FK Mjolner (Norway)
Games : 53
Goals : 9
Debut : March 1980
Last Game : 5th July 1981

Trowbridge Town
Games :
Goals :
Debut :
Last Game :

November 1960 : Joined Grimsby Town on trial
December 1960 : Signed for Newcastle Utd
January 1961 : Released by Newcastle Utd
June 1961 : Signed for Arsenal
1977 : Loaned to Minnesota Kicks (USA)
1977 : Sold to Leicester City (£15,000)
September 1978 : Signed for Stockport County
1981 : Signed for FK Mjølner (Norway)
August 1982 : Signed for Trowbridge Town
April 1983 : Retired

International Career
England U23 – 5 Games & 2 Goals
England U18 – 3 Games & 0 Goals


June 1979 : Hired as Aston Villa Coach
January 1980 : Left as Aston Villa Coach
February 1980 : Hired as FK Mjølner (Norway) Manager
July 1981 : Left as FK Mjølner (Norway) Manager
July 1981 : Hired as Fulham Coach
May 1982 : Left as Fulham Coach
April 1983 : Hired as Enderby Town Manager
May 1983 : Left as Enderby Town Manager
June 1983 : Hired as Middlesbrough 1st Team Coach
June 1984 : Left as Middlesbrough 1st Team Coach
June 1984 : Hired as Queens Park Rangers Reserve Team Manager
June 1985 : Left as Queens Park Rangers Reserve Team Manager
June 1985 : Hired as Kuwait Assistant Manager
? : Left as Kuwait Assistant Manager
? : Hired as Kuwait Manager
1986 : Left as Kuwait Manager
1986 : Hired as Al Arabi SC (Kuwait) Manager
1986 : Left as Al Arabi SC (Kuwait) Manager
1987 : Hired as Al-Salmiya SC (Kuwait) Manager
1990 : Left as Al-Salmiya SC (Kuwait) Manager
February 1988 : Hired as Kuwait Manager
1988 : Left as Kuwait Manager
1990 : Hired as Arsenal Reserve Team Coach
2000 : Passed away while still Arsenal Reserve Team Coach


1965/66
Arsenal : 40 Games & 6 Goals
Division 1 – 39 Games & 6 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals

1977/78
Leicester City : 13 Games & 1 Goal
Division 1 – 12 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 1 Game & 1 Goal

1978/79
Leicester City : 4 Games & 0 Goals
Division 2 – 3 Games & 0 Goals
League Cup – 1 Game & 0 Goals

1978/79
Stockport County : 37 Games & 0 Goals
Division 4 – 34 Games & 0 Goals
FA Cup – 3 Games & 0 Goals


Arsenal
1970/71 : Division 1 Champions
1970/71 : FA Cup
1969/70 : UEFA Cup


Arsenal











Minnesota Kicks (USA)

Leicester City

Arsenal Coach


Arsenal 1-3 Barcelona (Spain)
12th March 1974
Attendance : 36,099
Half Time : 0-0

Line Up : Bob Wilson, Pat Rice, Bob McNab, Peter Storey, Peter Simpson, Sammy Nelson, Alan Ball, Liam Brady, Brian Chambers, Alan Kennedy, Geordie Armstrong – Geoff Barnett, David Price

Goals : Alan Ball


Geordies Obituary

A massive thanks to Dave Seager the author of ‘Geordie Armstrong On The Wing’ for all his help and also thanks to Jill Armstrong for all the help she & her family gave Dave when writing the book

I do not know who took these photos so if you want them back just let me know, also if any of these pictures are wrong blame google.