Noel Kinsey, Welsh footballer, Died at 91


Noel Kinsey was born on December 24, 1925 and died on May 24, 2017.

He was a Welsh international footballer.

Kinsey played as an inside right.

Kinsey won seven international caps and scored 111 goals in 444 league games in a 14-year career in the Football League.

Kinsey started his career with Norwich City in 1947, helping the “Canaries” to second place in the Third Division South in 1950–51.

Kinsey transferred to Birmingham City in 1953, helping the club to the Second Division title in 1954–55.

Kinsey scored in the 1956 FA Cup Final, which ended in a 3–1 defeat to Manchester City.

During February 1958, Kinsey was signed to Port Vale for a £5,000 fee, and helped the “Valiants” to the Fourth Division title in 1958–59.

Kinsey became a player-coach at Vale Park in May 1960, before departing in April 1962.

Later, he played for non-league sides King’s Lynn and Lowestoft Town, and worked at Norwich Union Insurance.

Kinsey entered the Norwich City F.C. Hall of Fame in 2003.