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Real Name: George Alfred Bellis
Normal Position: Centre Half
Height: 6' 1/2
Weight: 12st 5lbs
Born: 08/06/1904 (Kirkee (Khadki), India)
Died: 06/01/1969 (Seaforth, Liverpool)

George BellisThis strong tackling and consistent centre-half was born in India where his father was a Company Sergeant-Major in the Royal Engineers, but he lived in Waterloo from the age of 9. He applied for a trial in August 1923 and was an outstanding success. He turned professional at the end of his first season. He was transferred to Wrexham for so and missed only two games in two seasons at the Racecourse before being transferred to Wolves for 600. He played in the team which clinched promotion to Division 1. He was appointed club captain at Burnley, where he switched to full-back. His 56 appearances at Bournemouth took his career total over 300. He was employed at Napiers (English Electric) from 1941 until he retired. He collapsed and died 6 days later.

Player Profile reproduced with Permission from:
The Sandgrounders: The Complete League History of Southport F. C., by Michael Braham and Geoff Wilde (Palatine Books, 1995). ISBN 978-1-874181-14-9

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Season Date From To Value
1923/1924 SEAFORTH F'SHIP Southport



Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1923/1924 000
1924/1925 700
1925/1926 1302
1926/1927 2202
Total 42 0 4


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
07/05/1927 LeagueA ASHINGTON 1 - 4
03/05/1927 LeagueH DURHAM CITY 4 - 5
30/04/1927 LeagueH CHESTERFIELD 2 - 1
25/04/1927 LeagueA WALSALL 1 - 1
23/04/1927 LeagueA NELSON 2 - 1
20/04/1927 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 1
18/04/1927 LeagueA BARROW 4 - 1
16/04/1927 LeagueH WALSALL 6 - 1
15/04/1927 LeagueH BARROW 3 - 0
02/04/1927 LeagueH ROTHERHAM UNITED 2 - 0
26/03/1927 LeagueA STOKE CITY 0 - 4
19/03/1927 LeagueH DONCASTER ROVERS 2 - 0
12/03/1927 LeagueA WREXHAM 0 - 3
05/03/1927 LeagueH NEW BRIGHTON 7 - 2
26/02/1927 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 4 - 2
27/12/1926 LeagueH HALIFAX TOWN 0 - 0
25/12/1926 LeagueA HALIFAX TOWN 1 - 1
12/10/1926 Lancashire Senior Cup / 2H BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 2
28/09/1926 LeagueH CREWE ALEXANDRA 2 - 2
18/09/1926 LeagueH TRANMERE ROVERS 1 - 3
13/09/1926 LeagueA CHESTERFIELD 1 - 5
11/09/1926 LeagueA DURHAM CITY 2 - 4
08/09/1926 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1H WIGAN BOROUGH 3 - 0
04/09/1926 LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 2 - 1
01/05/1926 LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 3 - 4
18/03/1926 LeagueA HALIFAX TOWN 0 - 3
01/01/1926 LeagueH CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 0
05/12/1925 LeagueH TRANMERE ROVERS 2 - 1
28/11/1925 FA Cup / 1H MOLD ALEXANDRA 1 - 0
07/11/1925 LeagueH CHESTERFIELD 1 - 3
26/09/1925 LeagueA ASHINGTON 1 - 1
19/09/1925 LeagueH BARROW 2 - 0
15/09/1925 LeagueH LINCOLN CITY 3 - 2
12/09/1925 LeagueA NELSON 3 - 3
07/09/1925 LeagueA LINCOLN CITY 0 - 3
05/09/1925 LeagueH COVENTRY CITY 1 - 2
29/08/1925 LeagueA WREXHAM 2 - 3
25/04/1925 LeagueA BRADFORD PA 0 - 1
14/03/1925 LeagueA HALIFAX TOWN 0 - 2
07/03/1925 LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 3 - 1
28/02/1925 LeagueA CHESTERFIELD 2 - 1
07/02/1925 LeagueA WIGAN BOROUGH 0 - 2
31/01/1925 LeagueA WALSALL 0 - 0
01/11/1924 LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 1 - 5

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
15/04/1927LeagueH BARROW 3 - 0
04/09/1926LeagueH ACCRINGTON STANLEY 2 - 1
01/05/1926LeagueA ACCRINGTON STANLEY 3 - 4
12/09/1925LeagueA NELSON 3 - 3
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