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Graham John Lovett (5 August 1947 – 10 May 2018) was an English footballer.

Graham Lovett
Personal information
Full name Graham John Lovett
Date of birth (1947-08-05)5 August 1947
Place of birth Sheldon, England
Date of death 10 May 2018(2018-05-10) (aged 70)
Place of death West Midlands, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Cockshut Hill
Sheldon Heath
Sheldon
1964 West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1972 West Bromwich Albion 114 (8)
1971Southampton (loan) 3 (0)
1972–19?? Worcester City
19??–19?? Solihull Borough
19??–1977 Greaves
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lovett played most of his career as a midfielder for West Bromwich Albion, where he was on the winning sides for the 1966 Football League Cup Final and the 1968 FA Cup Final. He was forced to retire from the game at age 26, following two serious car crashes.[1][2]

Lovett died in West Midlands, England on 10 May 2018 of a short-illness at the age of 70.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Holley, Duncan; Chalk, Gary (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. p. 213. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3.
  2. "On This Day – May 31". West Bromwich Albion FC. 1 June 2010. Archived from the original on 8 June 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010.
  3. Hatfield, Luke. "Former West Brom midfielder Graham Lovett dies aged 70". Express and Star. Retrieved 10 May 2018.

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