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Eddie Hopkinson
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Full name Edward Hopkinson
Date of birth 29 October 1935(1935-10-29)
Place of birth Wheatley Hill, County Durham, England
Date of death 25 April 2004 (aged 68)
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1952 Oldham Athletic 003 0(0)
1952–1970 Bolton Wanderers 519 0(0)
National team
1957–1959 England 014 0(0)
Teams managed
1975 Stockport County
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Edward Hopkinson (29 October 1935 – 25 April 2004) was an English football goalkeeper. He was born in Wheatley Hill, near Peterlee, County Durham.

During his club career he played for Oldham Athletic and Bolton Wanderers where from 1952 to 1970 and holds the club record for appearances. He earned 14 caps for the England national football team from 1957 to 1959, and was England's reserve goalkeeper at the 1958 FIFA World Cup.



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