Name: Cummings, George Wilfred "Icicle"



Birthdate: 1913-06-05 in Thornbridge, near Falkirk, Scotland (Died: 1987-04-09 in Birmingham)

Position: Full-back

Playing for Villa: 13 November 1935 - May 1949

Previous clubs: Laurieston School (Stirlingshire), Thornbridge Waverley, Thornbridge Welfare, Grange Rovers, Partick Thistle

Signed: 9.350 - From Partick Thistle

Sold: Retired (became Villa's third team coach, July 1949 - July 1952)

League: 210 matches - 0 goals

Cup: 22 matches - 0 goals

International: Scotland A (1935-39, 9 - 0 goals), Scotland Unofficial (1944-45, 1 cap),
Scotland Juniors (1929-30)


More info:
The Football League was suspended after 3 games 1939-40. These three matches were later expunged from official records. He played all three of these games and also in The Football League Jubilee Trust Fund game against WBA and the Harry Hibbs Testimonial Match against Birmingham.
Cummings also played for Villa during World War 2. (184 - 4 goals)
He also guested for Revo Electric, Solihull Borough, Birmingham, Falkirk, Nottingham Forest and Northampton Town during World War 2.

"Is a very fine defender with a flair for drawing an attacker into a false position and then sending him empty away. Presents a coolness in moments of difficulty that makes lookers-on go hot, and that perhaps accounts for his nickname of "Icicle""
Aston Villa Annual 1937-38



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1939-40
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1948-49
First team

28 - 0 goals
12 - 0 goals
42 - 0 goals
43 - 0 goals
5 - 1 goal (see More info)
6 - 0 goals
36 - 2 goals
22 - 1 goal
37 - 0 goals
41 - 0 goals
50 - 1 goal
31 - 0 goals
30 - 0 goals
38 - 0 goals
Reserves

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