Mannion made his debut for the Club in
1937 at just 18 years of age and was to
remain at the Club until 1954. With his
nlond hair he gained the nickname 'The
Golden Boy.' Known as an entertaining
player to watch with wonderful dribbling
skills, he played mostly as an inside
forward. He was also capped 26 time by by
England.. He passed away in April 2000.
The inscription on the statue reads:
"THE GOLDEN BOY"
England & Great Britain
Thanks to Owen Pavey for providing the photo above.
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