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Cliff Bastin
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Born in Exeter, Devon
Born on 14th of March 1912
Died on 4th of December 1991

Born 1912. Died 1991 English footballer.

Played 17 games for Exeter City before signing for Arsenal. Played 395 games for Arsenal scoring 178 goals. Made his debut for England in 1931 making a total of 21 appearances and scoring 12 goals.

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