Belfast born George is of course a footballing legend, but very few people know that his professional career came to an end at AFC Bournemouth. Fewer people still realise that his last professional game was played against Latics on 7th May 1983 in a Third Division fixture at Dean Court!
I can also boast of the fact that I was at this historic game.
BOURNEMOUTH, Ian Leigh, Tom Heffernan, Chris Sulley, Nigel Spackman, Phil Brignull, John Impey, George Best, Chris Shaw, Trevor Morgan, Trevor Lee, Mark Nightingale
Goalscorers, Nightingale, Morgan
WIGAN ATHLETIC, Roy Tunks, Kevin Langley, Jimmy Weston, John Butler, Alex Cribley, Colin Methven, Kevin Sheldon (Les Bradd), David Young, David Lowe, Eamonn O’Keefe, Peter Houghton.
Goalscorers, Lowe, Houghton
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